Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 26 years 271 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 109 181 11 6397 258 37.62 13691 46.72 16 26 896 27 54 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 109 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 Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street, Sep 19-22, 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
122, 58 Sussex v Durham Chester-le-Street 19 Sep 2017 FC
46, 77 Sussex v Derbyshire Hove 12 Sep 2017 FC
14, 11 Sussex v Northants Northampton 5 Sep 2017 FC
21, 0 Sussex v Glamorgan Colwyn Bay 28 Aug 2017 FC
28 Sussx 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Arundel 10 Aug 2017 Other T20
25 Sussx 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Arundel 10 Aug 2017 Other T20
85, 5 Sussex v Worcs Worcester 6 Aug 2017 FC
208 Sussx 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Hove 24 Jul 2017 Other
80 Sussx 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Horsham 18 Jul 2017 Other T20
4 Sussx 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Horsham 18 Jul 2017 Other T20
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