Paul Best      

Full name Paul Merwood Best

Born March 8, 1991, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Current age 23 years 289 days

Major teams Cambridge MCCU, Cambridge University, England Under-19s, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI, Warwickshire Under-19s

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Paul Merwood Best
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 11 13 3 428 150 42.80 879 48.69 1 2 52 1 5 0
List A 13 9 4 57 16* 11.40 76 75.00 0 0 5 1 3 0
Twenty20 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 11 20 2449 1445 32 6/86 9/131 45.15 3.54 76.5 0 2 0
List A 13 12 443 463 11 3/43 3/43 42.09 6.27 40.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 4 4 84 90 4 3/19 3/19 22.50 6.42 21.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 2-4, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Oxford MCCU v Warwickshire at Oxford, Apr 7-9, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Leicestershire v Warwickshire at Leicester, May 15, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester, Sep 1, 2012 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Warwickshire at Cardiff, Jun 17, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jul 18, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5, 1/52, 3* Warwcks 2nd v Glam 2nd XI Coventry 22 Jul 2014 Other
3/44 Warwcks 2nd v Glam 2nd XI Sutton Coldfield 21 Jul 2014 Other OD
0/29 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 18 Jul 2014 T20
1/90, 23, 0, 1/39 Warwcks 2nd v Notts 2nd XI Birmingham 15 Jul 2014 Other
1/46, 7 Warwcks 2nd v Notts 2nd XI Birmingham 14 Jul 2014 Other OD
0/57, 23 Warwcks 2nd v Yorks 2nd XI Pudsey 16 Jun 2014 Other OD
59*, 4/73, 0* Warwcks 2nd v Durham 2nd Coventry 10 Jun 2014 Other
1/43 Warwcks 2nd v Yorks 2nd XI Stamford Bridge 2 Jun 2014 Other
10*, 0/19 Warwcks 2nd v Glouc 2nd XI Cheltenham 19 May 2014 Other T20
1/25 Warwcks 2nd v Glouc 2nd XI Cheltenham 19 May 2014 Other T20
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Paul Best is a left-arm spinner and solid batsman who seemed destined for a decent career in the game before injury intervened.

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May 12, 2011

Paul Best cracks a boundary during a century that ensured Cambridge MCCU's first-innings lead over Surrey, Cambridge MCCU v Surrey, Fenners, May 12 2011

Paul Best cracks a boundary during a century that ensured Cambridge MCCU's first-innings lead over Surrey

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Aug 7, 2010

Paul Best was the pick of England's attack with 2 for 23, England Under-19 v Sri Lanka Under-19, 1st ODI, Cambridge, August 7, 2010

Paul Best was the pick of England's attack with 2 for 23

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Country Fixtures Country Results
SAf Invit XI v Eng Lions at Soweto
Jan 5-7, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
1st unofficial Test: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Paarl
Jan 11-14, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
England XI v Act Inv XI at Canberra
Jan 12, 2015 (10:00 local | 23:00 GMT | 18:00 EST | 17:00 CST | 15:00 PST)
England XI v PM's XI at Canberra
Jan 14, 2015 (14:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
Australia v England at Sydney
Jan 16, 2015 (14:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
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