Richard Oliver      

Full name Richard Kenneth Oliver

Born November 14, 1989, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 25 years 171 days

Major teams Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 10 19 0 729 179 38.36 969 75.23 2 4 114 1 5 0
List A 5 5 0 34 14 6.80 46 73.91 0 0 3 0 1 0
Twenty20 13 13 0 279 77 21.46 205 136.09 0 1 32 7 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Worcestershire at Hove, Apr 19-22, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester, Jul 27, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Lancashire at Worcester, Aug 9, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Durham v Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street, May 16, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Worcestershire at The Oval, Aug 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
32 Worcs 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 29 Apr 2015 Other T20
101, 27 Worcs v Sussex Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
0, 1 Worcs v Yorkshire Worcester 12 Apr 2015 FC
42 Worcs v Oxford MCCU Oxford 2 Apr 2015 FC
0, 6 Worcs v Essex Chelmsford 23 Sep 2014 FC
23, 24 Worcs v Surrey Worcester 9 Sep 2014 FC
1, 0 Worcs v Derbyshire Derby 31 Aug 2014 FC
52, 179 Worcs v Gloucs Worcester 15 Aug 2014 FC
12 Worcs 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 11 Aug 2014 Other
13 Worcs v Lancashire Worcester 9 Aug 2014 LA
Profile

A less passionate, less stubborn fellow might have given up on a career as a player. But not Richard Oliver. After spending eight years as a professional in club cricket - the summers in England, the winters in Australia - "bashing the door down" (as he put it) in the hope of attracting a county, he finally won a break.

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Apr 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century

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Aug 2, 2014

Richard Oliver top-scored for Worcestershire with 34, Surrey v Worcestershire, NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final, The Oval, August 2, 2014

Richard Oliver top-scored for Worcestershire with 34

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Jun 7, 2014

Richard Oliver plays square, Worcestershire v Durham, NatWest T20 Blast, New Road, June 7, 2014

Richard Oliver plays square

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 & 89 Durham 294 & 5/0
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 & 81/3 Gloucs 245
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 205 Glamorgan 55/0
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 386 Kent 147/3
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 385 Lancashire 122/3
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 336/6
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