Neil Saker      

Full name Neil Clifford Saker

Born September 20, 1984, St George's Hospital, Tooting, London

Current age 29 years 347 days

Major teams Kent, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Unicorns

Also known as Sakes, Bulbus

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Raynes Park High

Neil Clifford Saker
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 22 28 4 301 58* 12.54 862 34.91 0 1 7 0
List A 37 22 7 219 40* 14.60 332 65.96 0 0 4 0
Twenty20 2 1 0 0 0 0.00 4 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 22 2825 1970 44 5/76 44.77 4.18 64.2 2 2 0
List A 37 1425 1388 30 4/43 4/43 46.26 5.84 47.5 1 0 0
Twenty20 2 2 30 44 1 1/28 1/28 44.00 8.80 30.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Surrey v India A at The Oval, Jul 15-17, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury, May 24-27, 2011 scorecard
List A debut Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, May 2, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Unicorns at Nottingham, Jul 18, 2011 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Surrey at Hove, Jun 29, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 6, 2007 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/45, 5, 0/40, 0* Shropshire v Hrford Shifnal 22 Jun 2014 Other
0, 2/14, 0, 1/16 Shropshire v Wales MC Pontarddulais 8 Jun 2014 Other
0/6 Shropshire v Cumberland Cockermouth 25 May 2014 Other OD
5/91, 2, 0/69, 37* Shropshire v Wiltshire Oswestry 21 Aug 2011 Other
2*, 1/48, 10*, 0/18 Shropshire v Devon Exmouth 7 Aug 2011 Other
10*, 1/57, 0, 0/36 Shropshire v Cornwall St Austell 24 Jul 2011 Other
14*, 1/12 Unicorns v Notts Nottingham 18 Jul 2011 LA
1/19 Unicorns v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Jul 2011 LA
9, 4/55, 5/84 Shropshire v Oxfordshire Whitchurch 10 Jul 2011 Other
1/65, 1, 1/28 Kent v Derbyshire Canterbury 24 May 2011 FC
Profile

Neil Saker, a tall fast bowler, came through the ranks at Surrey and was the first Academy player to be award a professional contract. In 2005 he was a regular feature in the one-day side and took 11 wickets in as many games, while he claimed 29 victims in the seconds, becoming Surrey's top wicket-taker. Saker featured in seven County Championship matches in 2006 and showed potential as he claimed 14 wickets. He also showed form with the bat by scoring a half century against Essex. He spent time overseas during the winter with a stint of club cricket in Sydney, but struggled to cement a permanent spot in the Surrey side due to injuries. He was released after the 2008 season.
Ben Horne November 2008

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May 1, 2011

Neil Saker removed Marcus Trescothick for a duck, Unicorns v Somerset, CB40, Wormsley, May 1, 2011

Neil Saker removed Marcus Trescothick for a duck

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Jul 8, 2007

Neil Saker pleads for the wicket of Dale Benkenstein, Surrey v Durham, County Championship, The Oval, July 8, 2007

Neil Saker pleads for the wicket of Dale Benkenstein

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Aug 8, 2006

Neil Saker

Neil Saker

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
Sep 2, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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