Ian Bell      

Full name Ian Ronald Bell

Born April 11, 1982, Walsgrave, Coventry, Warwickshire

Current age 34 years 140 days

Major teams England, England Lions, England Under-19s, Marylebone Cricket Club, Warwickshire, Warwickshire Cricket Board

Nickname Belly

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Princethorpe College, Rugby

Relation Brother - KD Bell

Ian Ronald Bell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 118 205 24 7727 235 42.69 15622 49.46 22 46 919 39 100 0
ODIs 161 157 14 5416 141 37.87 7019 77.16 4 35 525 32 54 0
T20Is 8 8 1 188 60* 26.85 163 115.33 0 1 23 2 4 0
First-class 275 461 49 18387 262* 44.62 51 96 209 0
List A 301 288 30 10477 158 40.60 11 76 106 0
Twenty20 67 65 7 1633 90 28.15 1345 121.41 0 10 153 45 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 118 6 108 76 1 1/33 1/33 76.00 4.22 108.0 0 0 0
ODIs 161 6 88 88 6 3/9 3/9 14.66 6.00 14.6 0 0 0
T20Is 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 275 2875 1615 47 4/4 34.36 3.37 61.1 3 0 0
List A 301 1290 1138 33 5/41 5/41 34.48 5.29 39.0 0 1 0
Twenty20 67 10 132 186 3 1/12 1/12 62.00 8.45 44.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 19-21, 2004 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Sharjah, Nov 1-5, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v England at Harare, Nov 28, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v England at Sydney, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Pakistan at Bristol, Aug 28, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999
Last First-class Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street, Aug 23-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1999
Last List A Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Aug 29, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
94* Warwickshire v Somerset Birmingham 29 Aug 2016 LA
45 Warwickshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 23 Aug 2016 FC
0 Warwickshire v Essex Birmingham 17 Aug 2016 LA
43, 32 Warwickshire v Surrey Birmingham 13 Aug 2016 FC
2, 0 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 4 Aug 2016 FC
21 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 1 Aug 2016 LA
13 Warwickshire v Lancashire Manchester 29 Jul 2016 T20
31 Warwickshire v Durham Gosforth 27 Jul 2016 LA
14* Warwickshire v Northants Birmingham 26 Jul 2016 LA
- Warwickshire v Worcs Birmingham 24 Jul 2016 LA
Profile

Once described by Dayle Hadlee as the best 16-year old he had ever seen, Ian Bell had been earmarked for greatness long before he was drafted onto the England tour of New Zealand in 2001-02, as cover for the injured Mark Butcher.

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Timeline
    • June 4, 2005
      The maiden Test century
      • The opposition is admittedly weak, but Ian Bell needs only three innings to notch up his first Test century. After scoring 70 and 65 not out in his first two innings, he scores an unbeaten 162 against Bangladesh in Chester-le-Street.
    • July-September 2005
      Ashes horrors
      • After a terrific start to his Test career, Bell is quickly brought down to earth in the 2005 Ashes by Glenn Mcgrath and Shane Warne. Bell scores two half-centuries at Old Trafford but only manages 171 runs in ten innings in the series.
    • November 2005
      Redemption in Pakistan
      • Bell is England's highest run-getter with 313 runs at an average of 52.16 in the series defeat in Pakistan. In Faisalabad he scores 115, his second Test century.
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Latest Photos

Aug 29, 2016

Ian Bell and Max Waller collide, Warwickshire v Somerset, Royal London Cup, Semi-final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2016

Ian Bell and Max Waller collide

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Aug 29, 2016

Ian Bell reverse sweeps, Warwickshire v Somerset, Royal London Cup, Semi-final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2016

Ian Bell reverse sweeps

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Aug 23, 2016

Ian Bell directs his fielders, Durham v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 1st day, August 23, 2016

Ian Bell directs his fielders

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1999, 2000, 2001

PCA Young Cricketer of the Year 2004

Awarded the MBE in 2005

ICC Emerging Player of the Year 2006

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Semi-Final: Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham - Aug 29
Warwickshire won by 8 runs
3rd ODI: England v Pakistan at Nottingham
Aug 30, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Northants v Glamorgan at Northampton
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Kent at Hove
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham
Aug 31-Sep 3, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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