Keith Wheatley

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Keith Wheatley
Personal information
Full name Keith James Wheatley
Born (1946-01-20) 20 January 1946 (age 68)
Guildford, Surrey, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1965–1970 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 79 10
Runs scored 1,781 53
Batting average 18.55 5.30
100s/50s –/6 –/–
Top score 79* 17
Balls bowled 5,208
Wickets 69
Bowling average 28.31
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/1
Catches/stumpings 32/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 December 2009

Keith James Wheatley (born 20 January 1946 in Guildford, Surrey) is a retired English cricketer. Wheatley was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler.

Wheatley represented Hampshire, making his first-class debut for the county in the 1965 County Championship season against Leicestershire. Three seasons later Wheatley made his List-A debut against Glamorgan in 1967.

Wheatley's final first-class match for the club came in 1970 against Somerset and his final one-day game coming in the same year against local rivals Sussex. At the end of the 1970 season Wheatley left Hampshire.

In total Wheatley represented the club in 67 first-class matches, scoring 1,781 runs at an average of 18.55. He also took 69 wickets at an average of 28.31 with his Off breaks, including brilliant best figures of 4/1 against Glamorgan in 1968. In one-day cricket Wheatley fared less well, playing just 10 matches and scoring 53 runs at an average of 5.30.

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