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Neil Smith

England|Allrounder
Neil Smith
INTL CAREER: 1996 - 1996
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Full Name

Neil Michael Knight Smith

Born

July 27, 1967, Solihull, Warwickshire

Age

56y 220d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Allrounder

RELATIONS

(father)

Neil Smith has held two rather unusual records. When he led Warwickshire out for a one-day game against Northamptonshire in 1997, it was the first time a father and son had both captained the county (his father is, MJK Smith, who also captained England). Smith junior's other claim to fame is that he registered the earliest century in County Championship history when he hit a hundred against Durham at Edgbaston on 17 April, 1998. However, he lost that record to team-mate Dougie Brown a year later. Unfortunately for Smith, he also lost the captaincy to Michael Powell at the end of the 2000 season - in which the county reached a Lord's final and gained promotion in the National League. Smith made his debut for Warwickshire in 1987 and received his county cap six years later. A right-hand bat and offspiner, he has turned in a series of consistent seasons, averaging in the mid-20s with the bat and taking more than 300 first-class wickets, but at an average of well over 30. He played in two one-day internationals in South Africa and three World Cup games in Pakistan in 1996. Two more one-day appearances followed in the summer against India but his performances were rather ordinary and he faded from the scene.
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Neil Smith Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODIs7611003120.0013275.750015010
FC20528934678316126.60--435--730
List A33027339496712521.22--225--1000
T20s74124128.0013184.61002210

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODIs7626119063/293/2931.664.3643.5000
FC205-28100139683747/42-37.342.9875.1-180
List A330-1133884243066/336/3327.524.4537.0430
T20s768712762/202/2021.168.7514.5000
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Neil Smith did not detain the Leics bowlers long in his second innings, making 21
Neil Smith ; thumbnail portrait 2002
Neil Smith batting against Notts at Trent Bridge 2001
Neil Smith drives as Jack Russell can only watch
Neil Smith throws up during his innings
Neil Smith throws up