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Reece Topley      

Full name Reece James William Topley

Born February 21, 1994, Ipswich, Suffolk

Current age 20 years 159 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 29 34 16 52 12 2.88 307 16.93 0 0 3 0 7 0
List A 17 5 1 25 19 6.25 45 55.55 0 0 2 0 2 0
Twenty20 31 4 3 6 4* 6.00 13 46.15 0 0 1 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 52 5382 3017 118 6/29 11/85 25.56 3.36 45.6 3 7 2
List A 17 17 683 662 25 4/26 4/26 26.48 5.81 27.3 2 0 0
Twenty20 31 30 648 875 47 4/26 4/26 18.61 8.10 13.7 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 2-4, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Essex v Unicorns at Chelmsford, May 22, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, May 13, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 20, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/49 Essex v Sussex Chelmsford 25 Jul 2014 T20
2/63, 0, 1/48 Essex v Derbyshire Chesterfield 7 Jul 2014 FC
0/39 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 4 Jul 2014 T20
5/53, 1*, 2/90 Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 29 Jun 2014 FC
1/31 Essex v Somerset Taunton 27 Jun 2014 T20
1/31 Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 20 Jun 2014 T20
3/65, 12, 2/75, 0* Essex v Hampshire Southampton 15 Jun 2014 FC
1/39 Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 13 Jun 2014 T20
0/40 Essex v Kent Canterbury 11 Jun 2014 T20
1/33 Essex v Surrey The Oval 6 Jun 2014 T20
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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Apr 1, 2014

James Foster, Monty Panesar, Reece Topley and Tymal Mills enjoy ice-creams during an Essex photo shoot, Chelmsford, April 1, 2014

James Foster, Monty Panesar, Reece Topley and Tymal Mills enjoy ice-creams during an Essex photo shoot

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Sep 5, 2013

Reece Topley celebrates removing Jack Shantry to win the match, Essex v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day, September, 5, 2013

Reece Topley celebrates removing Jack Shantry to win the match

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Sep 4, 2013

Reece Topley appeals for lbw in Worcestershire's second innings, Essex v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day, September, 4, 2013

Reece Topley appeals for lbw in Worcestershire's second innings

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Tournament Results
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 21, 2009
Pakistan won by 8 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 19, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 57 runs
Pakistan v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 18, 2009
Pakistan won by 7 runs
India v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
South Africa won by 12 runs
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 48 runs
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