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Craig Overton      

Full name Craig Overton

Born April 10, 1994, Barnstaple, Devon

Current age 22 years 136 days

Major teams Devon, Devon Under-11s, Devon Under-13s, Devon Under-15s, Devon Under-17s, Devon Under-19s, Devon Under-21s, England Lions, England Under-19s, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education West Buckland School

Relation Twin brother - J Overton

Craig Overton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 42 56 9 1112 99 23.65 1608 69.15 0 7 156 13 24 0
List A 33 25 4 290 49 13.80 262 110.68 0 0 24 8 10 0
Twenty20 15 8 3 53 15 10.60 56 94.64 0 0 2 1 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 42 69 6436 3546 129 6/74 8/81 27.48 3.30 49.8 9 2 0
List A 33 32 1455 1258 32 3/37 3/37 39.31 5.18 45.4 0 0 0
Twenty20 15 14 246 416 7 1/23 1/23 59.42 10.14 35.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, Apr 26-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Durham at Taunton, Aug 4-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street, May 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Aug 17, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Kent at Taunton, May 23, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Gloucestershire at Taunton, Jul 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/29 Somerset v Worcs Taunton 17 Aug 2016 LA
42, 1/30, 38, 2/31 Somerset v Durham Taunton 4 Aug 2016 FC
19, 0/37 Somerset v Sussex Taunton 30 Jul 2016 LA
1/61, 5* Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 26 Jul 2016 LA
37*, 3/60 Somerset v Glamorgan Taunton 24 Jul 2016 LA
4/54, 5, 2/37 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 17 Jul 2016 FC
0, 3/86, 2, 0/94 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 10 Jul 2016 FC
2*, 0/40 Somerset v Gloucs Taunton 1 Jul 2016 T20
3/52, 35*, 0/21 Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 26 Jun 2016 FC
0/18, 3* Somerset v Middlesex Lord's 23 Jun 2016 T20
Profile

Craig Overton showed signs of developing into an England allrounder during an excellent Somerset season in 2015 which brought runs and wickets in all formats and rather too many brushes with authority for his own good. The highlight was 43 Championship wickets at 21.70, the lowlight was three brushes with umpires which by the end of the season had brought him a two-match ban and a reputation for an unbuttoned lip that was not about to go down well in high places.

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Jun 5, 2016

Craig Overton produced a super delivery to remove Michael Klinger, Somerset v Gloucestershire, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, June 5, 2016

Craig Overton produced a super delivery to remove Michael Klinger

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May 1, 2016

Craig Overton appeals for a wicket, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship Division One, Taunton, May 1, 2016

Craig Overton appeals for a wicket

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Sep 2, 2015

Craig Overton chipped away for Somerset, Yorkshire v Somerset, LV= County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day, September 2, 2015

Craig Overton chipped away for Somerset

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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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