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Liam Plunkett      

Full name Liam Edward Plunkett

Born April 6, 1985, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire

Current age 29 years 162 days

Major teams England, Dolphins, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, Durham Cricket Board, England Lions, England Under-19s, Yorkshire

Nickname Pudsy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 6 ft 3 in

Education Nunthorpe Comprehensive

Liam Edward Plunkett
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 20 5 238 55* 15.86 509 46.75 0 1 31 0 3 0
ODIs 29 25 10 315 56 21.00 378 83.33 0 1 21 6 7 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 136 185 36 3632 114 24.37 2 18 79 0
List A 124 84 30 1081 72 20.01 1156 93.51 0 3 28 0
Twenty20 75 45 17 482 41 17.21 387 124.54 0 0 33 15 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 25 2659 1536 41 5/64 9/176 37.46 3.46 64.8 1 1 0
ODIs 29 29 1363 1321 39 3/24 3/24 33.87 5.81 34.9 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 24 37 1 1/37 1/37 37.00 9.25 24.0 0 0 0
First-class 136 21252 12809 414 6/33 30.93 3.61 51.3 16 11 1
List A 124 5173 4676 147 4/15 4/15 31.80 5.42 35.1 4 0 0
Twenty20 75 70 1320 1715 57 5/31 5/31 30.08 7.79 23.1 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v England at Lahore, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2005 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v England at Lahore, Dec 10, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Perth, Feb 6, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Durham UCCE v Durham at Durham, May 9-11, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Yorkshire v Unicorns at Leeds, Aug 13, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Durham at Derby, Jun 23, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, May 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/51, 55*, 3/65, 7* England v India Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
1/88, 7, 2/85 England v India Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
5/64, 2, 4/112, 0 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
39, 2/116, 2*, 0/39 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
25, 1/55, 4/42 Yorkshire v Northants Northampton 31 May 2014 FC
2/25 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 30 May 2014 T20
4/74, 12, 0/15 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 25 May 2014 FC
36, 2/20 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 16 May 2014 T20
86, 2/34, 2/12 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Leeds 11 May 2014 FC
0, 3/74, 0/18 Yorkshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 4 May 2014 FC
Profile

Liam Plunkett's selection for England's tour of Pakistan and India in 2005-06 represented the culmination of a two-year rise to prominence. A bustling fast-medium seamer blessed with an ability to bowl an occasional unplayable ball and a powerful striker down the order, he briefly promised to have a lengthy international career only for issues with his control - and, in his final season at Durham in 2012, a loss of confidence in his action - to lower his sights.

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Jul 20, 2014

Liam Plunkett leaps to try and grab a return chance, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day, July 20, 2014

Liam Plunkett leaps to try and grab a return chance

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Jul 20, 2014

Liam Plunkett is overjoyed after dismissing MS Dhoni, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day, July 20, 2014

Liam Plunkett is overjoyed after dismissing MS Dhoni

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Jul 19, 2014

Liam Plunkett exults after bowling Virat Kohli out, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 3rd day, July 19, 2014

Liam Plunkett exults after bowling Virat Kohli out

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Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street
Sep 15-18, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 29/2
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Sep 15-18
Leics 43/4
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 51/1
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 36/2
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 15-18
Surrey 40/0
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