Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 26 years 152 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 100 164 9 5537 258 35.72 12236 45.25 14 22 771 23 51 0
List A 18 13 0 110 23 8.46 184 59.78 0 0 10 2 1 0
Twenty20 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 100 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
Twenty20 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 Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells, May 26-29, 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
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 23, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
0/19, 0, 1/58 Sussex v Essex Colchester 4 Aug 2016 FC
3, 0/10 Sussex v Kent Hove 2 Aug 2016 LA
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 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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Aug 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip, Sussex v Derbyshire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, August 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 21-25, 2013
Match drawn
England v Australia at Chester-le-Street - Aug 9-12, 2013
England won by 74 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 1-5, 2013
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 18-21, 2013
England won by 347 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jul 10-14, 2013
England won by 14 runs
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