Richard Levi      

Full name Richard Ernst Levi

Born January 14, 1988, Johannesburg

Current age 33 years 7 days

Major teams Cape Cobras, Mumbai Indians, Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire 2nd XI, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, South Africa A, South Africa Academy, South Africa Under-19s, South Africa XI, Western Province

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Richard Ernst Levi
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 13 13 2 236 117* 21.45 167 141.31 1 1 20 15 4 0
First-class 106 176 18 5722 168 36.21 8402 68.10 10 32 803 56 89 0
List A 140 132 6 4614 166 36.61 4414 104.53 8 29 44 0
T20s 215 206 13 5422 117* 28.09 3759 144.24 3 34 564 256 59 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 106 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 140 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 215 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Feb 17, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v New Zealand at East London, Dec 23, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Border v Western Province at East London, Oct 26-28, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Worcestershire at Northampton, Aug 15-18, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Western Province v Boland at Cape Town, Jan 23, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Northamptonshire v Australia A at Northampton, Jun 20, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Cape Cobras v Dolphins at Cape Town, Mar 26, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire at Bristol, Oct 1, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14 Northants v Gloucs Bristol 1 Oct 2020 T20
1 Northants v Bears Birmingham 20 Sep 2020 T20
2 Northants v Somerset Taunton 18 Sep 2020 T20
50 Northants v Worcs Northampton 15 Sep 2020 T20
2 Northants v Glamorgan Cardiff 13 Sep 2020 T20
20 Northants v Gloucs Northampton 11 Sep 2020 T20
28 Northants v Glamorgan Birmingham 3 Sep 2020 T20
35 Northants v Bears Northampton 1 Sep 2020 T20
11 Northants v Somerset Northampton 30 Aug 2020 T20
33 Northants v Worcs Worcester 29 Aug 2020 T20
Profile

Richard Levi calls himself on Twitter "Part-time fisherman. Full-time human being. Play the odd game of cricket." That sums up as well as anything the freewheeling approach to the game of a player ideally suited to the free-and-easy style of Twenty20 cricket. Particularly in South Africa he had his supporters and detractors who debated his destructive yet inconsistent career and bulky frame.

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Sep 1, 2020

Paul Stirling and Richard Levi bump gloves, Northamptonshire v Birmingham, Vitality T20 Blast, Wantage Road, September 1, 2020

If they all play on Thursday, Northants' top three - Paul Stirling, Richard Levi and Josh Cobb - will have 600 T20 apperances between them

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May 5, 2018

Richard Levi dives in an attempt to catch Haris Sohail, Northamptonshire v Pakistan, Day 2, Northampton, May 5, 2018

Richard Levi dives in an attempt to catch Haris Sohail

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Feb 2018

A plaque on a tree stump beside the tree planted to mark a hundred scored by Richard Levi in 2004, February 2018

A plaque on a tree stump beside the tree planted to mark a hundred scored by Richard Levi

© Luke Alfred

Notes

ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year 2012