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Wes Durston      

Full name Wesley John Durston

Born October 6, 1980, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 33 years 279 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Somerset, Somerset Cricket Board, Unicorns

Nickname Ace, Pringles

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Millfield School, Glastonbury; University College, Worcester

Wesley John Durston
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 88 152 21 4462 151 34.06 7591 58.78 6 26 91 0
List A 101 87 18 2266 120* 32.84 2 13 34 0
Twenty20 94 85 13 1780 111 24.72 1420 125.35 1 11 175 43 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 88 5595 3368 73 5/34 46.13 3.61 76.6 1 1 0
List A 101 1767 1650 45 3/7 3/7 36.66 5.60 39.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 94 59 840 1065 46 3/25 3/25 23.15 7.60 18.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2002
Last First-class Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Derbyshire v Leicestershire at Chesterfield, Jul 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
74*, 19*, 0/36 Derbyshire v Essex Chesterfield 7 Jul 2014 FC
89, 1/23 Derbyshire v Leics Chesterfield 6 Jul 2014 T20
95, 0/32, 0/10 Derbyshire v Indians Derby 1 Jul 2014 Other
7, 1/8 Derbyshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 29 Jun 2014 T20
1/23, 53 Derbyshire v Warwickshire Derby 27 Jun 2014 T20
0/12, 29, 1/30, 30* Derby 2nd XI v Glam 2nd XI Cardiff 24 Jun 2014 Other
39, 0/27 Derby 2nd XI v Glam 2nd XI Cardiff 23 Jun 2014 Other OD
59 Derby 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Ticknall 16 Jun 2014 Other OD
1/13, 16 Derbyshire v Worcs Derby 13 Jun 2014 T20
2/84, 0, 72 Derby 2nd XI v Notts 2nd XI Nottingham 10 Jun 2014 Other
Profile

Born in Taunton and educated at Millfield, Wes Durston had become a regular part of Somerset's middle order by 2006. The previous year had been something of a breakthrough for Durston as he played several times in the Championship and was an ever-present in Somerset's victorious Twenty20 cup campaign.

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Jul 1, 2014

Wes Durston hit several boundaries in his 95, Derbyshire v Indians, Tour match, Derby, 1st day, July 1, 2014

Wes Durston hit several boundaries in his 95

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Jun 29, 2013

Wes Durston made 83 in just 62 balls, Leicestershire v Derbyshire, Friends Life t20, North Group, Grace Road, June, 29, 2013

Wes Durston made 83 in just 62 balls

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Jun 9, 2013

Wes Durston hits out on his way to 71, Derbyshire v Essex, Yorkshire Bank 40, Group B, Leek, June, 9, 2013

Wes Durston hits out on his way to 71

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 & 23/0 England 496
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 121/4
South Division: Essex v Kent at Colchester - Jul 12
Essex 94/3 (11.4/20 ov)
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 13-16, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester
Jul 13-16, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool
Jul 13-16, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Leics at Worcester
Jul 13-16, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Division: Derbyshire v Yorkshire at Chesterfield
Jul 13, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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