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Richard Levi      

Full name Richard Ernst Levi

Born January 14, 1988, Johannesburg

Current age 32 years 320 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

© Getty Images

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