Richard Oliver      

Full name Richard Kenneth Oliver

Born November 14, 1989, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 25 years 230 days

Major teams Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 16 29 0 899 179 31.00 1203 74.72 2 4 139 1 10 0
List A 5 5 0 34 14 6.80 46 73.91 0 0 3 0 1 0
Twenty20 18 17 0 303 77 17.82 232 130.60 0 1 35 7 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Worcestershire at Uxbridge, Jun 21-24, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester, Jul 27, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Lancashire at Worcester, Aug 9, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Durham v Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street, May 16, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 12, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
17 Worcs 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnt Green 25 Jun 2015 Other T20
6, 6 Worcs v Middlesex Uxbridge 21 Jun 2015 FC
27, 2 Worcs v Warwickshire Worcester 14 Jun 2015 FC
2 Worcs v Durham Chester-le-Street 12 Jun 2015 T20
9 Worcs v Notts Worcester 7 Jun 2015 T20
- Worcs v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2015 T20
33 Worcs v Hampshire Southampton 31 May 2015 FC
13 Worcs v Leics Worcester 29 May 2015 T20
36, 11 Worcs v Durham Worcester 24 May 2015 FC
0 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 22 May 2015 T20
Profile

A less passionate, less stubborn fellow might have given up on a career as a player. But not Richard Oliver. After spending eight years as a professional in club cricket - the summers in England, the winters in Australia - "bashing the door down" (as he put it) in the hope of attracting a county, he finally won a break.

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Jun 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99, Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, June 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99

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May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls, Worcestershire v New Zealanders, Tour match, New Road, 4th day, May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls

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Apr 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's
Jul 2, 2015 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
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