Graham Napier      

Full name Graham Richard Napier

Born January 6, 1980, Colchester, Essex

Current age 36 years 204 days

Major teams England, Central Districts, England Lions, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Essex Cricket Board, Mumbai Indians, Wellington

Nickname Plank

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Gilberd School, Colchester

Graham Richard Napier
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 174 233 42 5560 196 29.10 6 31 62 0
List A 243 181 21 2953 79 18.45 0 14 58 0
Twenty20 134 95 19 1206 152* 15.86 811 148.70 1 0 95 76 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 174 24386 14316 465 7/21 30.78 3.52 52.4 15 0
List A 243 8648 7644 293 7/32 7/32 26.08 5.30 29.5 10 4 0
Twenty20 134 133 2845 3743 159 4/10 4/10 23.54 7.89 17.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1997
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Essex at Cheltenham, Jul 13-16, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1997
Last List A Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Essex at Canterbury, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/73 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 26 Jul 2016 LA
1/58, 3 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 24 Jul 2016 LA
3/29 Essex v Kent Canterbury 22 Jul 2016 T20
1/38, 8* Essex v Sussex Chelmsford 21 Jul 2016 T20
0/40, 21* Essex v Gloucs Cheltenham 17 Jul 2016 T20
0/68, 0, 4/62, 0 Essex v Gloucs Cheltenham 13 Jul 2016 FC
1/25 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 8 Jul 2016 T20
2/54, 12, 1/79 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 3 Jul 2016 FC
2/23 Essex v Kent Chelmsford 1 Jul 2016 T20
2/54, 15, 0/21 Essex 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Cheam 27 Jun 2016 Other
Profile

As a product of the Essex youth system, Graham Napier made his mark in county cricket as an allrounder of great promise, which he began to fulfil in the latter half of his career. In 2008 he wrote his name in the record books with an astonishing 152 against Sussex in a Twenty20, which included a world record 16 sixes; five years later, he took seven wickets in a 40-over match against Surrey, which included bowling Ricky Ponting through the gate before going on to take four in four balls.

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May 20, 2015

Graham Napier runs in, Glamorgan v Essex, Cardiff, May 20, 2015

Graham Napier runs in

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Apr 27, 2015

Graham Napier removed Matt Dunn's off stump, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Kia Oval, 2nd day, April 27, 2015

Graham Napier removed Matt Dunn's off stump

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Apr 20, 2015

Graham Napier's counter-attack reduced Essex's deficit, Essex v Kent, County Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Graham Napier's counter-attack reduced Essex's deficit

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 96/2 (37 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Essex at Lord's
Jul 28, 2016 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove
Jul 28, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester
Jul 29-30, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Durham v Derbyshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Gloucs v Middlesex at Bristol
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Yorkshire at Northampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Leics at Nottingham
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Kent at The Oval
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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