Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 26 years 180 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, England Under-19s, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education St Bede's Sch, Upper Dicker

Relation Father - AP Wells, Uncle - CM Wells, Brother - DAC Wells

Luke William Peter Wells
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 102 167 10 5794 258 36.90 12747 45.45 15 23 805 25 52 0
List A 18 13 0 110 23 8.46 184 59.78 0 0 10 2 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 5 5 0 18 11 3.60 27 66.66 0 0 1 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 102 80 3574 2202 46 3/35 5/119 47.86 3.69 77.6 0 0 0
List A 18 6 209 178 6 3/19 3/19 29.66 5.11 34.8 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 5 1 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Sussex at Worcester, Sep 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Leicestershire v Sussex at Leicester, Jun 9-12, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Bangladeshis at Hove, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v South Africans at Hove, May 19, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 23, 2011 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12, 90* Sussex v Leics Leicester 9 Jun 2017 FC
155 Sussex v Worcs Hove 2 Jun 2017 FC
25, 0 Sussex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 26 May 2017 FC
258 Sussex v Durham Hove 21 May 2017 FC
0 Sussex v Sth Africans Hove 19 May 2017 LA
75, 0/23 Sussex v Gloucs Bristol 20 Sep 2016 FC
8 Sussex v Leics Leicester 6 Sep 2016 FC
1, 0/32, 23 Sussex v Kent Hove 31 Aug 2016 FC
24, 33 Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 23 Aug 2016 FC
120, 0/12 Sussex v Gloucs Hove 13 Aug 2016 FC
Profile

The title of the most sledged cricketer in England is presumably not easily won. It must demand the sort of ability that gets up the opposition's noses: an obdurate nature, a streaky shot or two and one or two fortunate umpiring decisions. Luke Wells describes that reputation as a Sussex in-house joke that has now gained wider appeal. "I attract sledging all over the country. I don't know why it is. If I stick around they try and get into my head and make me make a mistake. "Sometimes it has the opposite effect and makes me work a bit harder."

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Jun 2, 2017

Luke Wells led Sussex's first innings with a century, Sussex v Worcestershire, Specsavers County Championship, Division Two, Hove, June 2, 2017

Luke Wells led Sussex's first innings with a century

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Jun 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century, Sussex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Arundel, 1st day, June 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century

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Apr 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79, Sussex v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 213/4 (43 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 5/0 (2 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 18/0 (6 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 65/4 (25 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 135/3 (42 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 23/1 (13 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester
Jun 27, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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