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Reece Topley      

Full name Reece James William Topley

Born February 21, 1994, Ipswich, Suffolk

Current age 21 years 190 days

Major teams England Lions, England Under-19s, Essex, Essex 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Relation Father - TD Topley, Uncle - PA Topley

Reece James William Topley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 31 37 17 56 12 2.80 322 17.39 0 0 4 0 8 0
List A 29 8 3 34 19 6.80 58 58.62 0 0 4 0 7 0
Twenty20 43 8 5 13 5* 4.33 22 59.09 0 0 2 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 31 55 5700 3223 125 6/29 11/85 25.78 3.39 45.6 3 7 2
List A 29 29 1303 1189 50 4/26 4/26 23.78 5.47 26.0 5 0 0
Twenty20 43 42 916 1277 63 4/26 4/26 20.26 8.36 14.5 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 2-4, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Essex at Manchester, Jul 6-9, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Unicorns at Chelmsford, May 22, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford, Aug 27, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 20, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Essex at Birmingham, Aug 13, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/56, 0 Essex v Yorkshire Chelmsford 27 Aug 2015 LA
1/39 Essex v Sussex Hove 19 Aug 2015 LA
2/36 Essex v Warwickshire Birmingham 13 Aug 2015 T20
2/61 Essex v Middlesex Colchester 5 Aug 2015 LA
4/26 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 4 Aug 2015 LA
0/57 Essex v Notts Chelmsford 2 Aug 2015 LA
3/51, 9* Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 31 Jul 2015 LA
4/29 Essex v Warwickshire Chelmsford 29 Jul 2015 LA
2/40 Essex v Lancashire Chelmsford 27 Jul 2015 LA
3/70, 2, 0/16 Essex 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Coggeshall 21 Jul 2015 Other
Profile

At a skyscraper height of 6ft 7ins, Reece Topley towers above his team-mates. An early developer, he first hit the headlines in 2009 when, as a 15-year-old net bowler, his favourite player Kevin Pietersen drilled a drive into the side of his head. He needed stitches but Pietersen left him a signed bat as a more welcome memento.

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Aug 27, 2015

Reece Topley claimed four wickets, Essex v Yorkshire, Royal London Cup, Quarter-final, Chelmsford, August 27, 2015

Reece Topley claimed four wickets

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Jun 22, 2015

Reece Topley has been called up for the first time, Old Trafford, June 22, 2015

Reece Topley has been called up for the first time

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Aug 28, 2014

Reece Topley chipped out the middle order, Warwickshire v Essex, Royal London Cup quarter-final, Chelmsford, August 28, 2014

Reece Topley chipped out the middle order

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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