Adam Wheater

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Adam Wheater
Adam Wheater at Chelmsford.jpg
Personal information
Full name Adam Jack Wheater
Born (1990-02-13) 13 February 1990 (age 25)
Whipps Cross, Essex, England
Nickname Wheats
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2013–present Hampshire
2012/13 Northern Districts
2011/12 Badureliya Sports Club
2010/11–2011/12 Matabeleland Tuskers
2010 Cambridge MCCU
2008–2012 Essex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 74 53 54
Runs scored 3,674 842 359
Batting average 40.37 24.05 13.80
100s/50s 7/21 1/3 0/0
Top score 164 135 34
Balls bowled 24
Wickets 1
Bowling average 86.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/86
Catches/stumpings 109/4 19/4 16/11
Source: Cricinfo, 14 August 2014

Adam Jack Wheater (born 13 February 1990) is an English cricketer who plays for Hampshire. He is a right-handed batsman who also plays as a wicket-keeper.

Wheater batting at Fenner's

Wheater made two appearances in the non-first class Pro ARCH Trophy in March 2008 against the United Arab Emirates, and made his first-class debut for Essex against Cambridge UCCE the following month.

Wheater spent the first few seasons of his professional career at Essex as understudy to James Foster. Coincidentally, Foster and Wheater were both born in the same town, Whipps Cross.

Wheater spent the winter of 2010–2011 playing for Zimbabwean franchise Matabeleland Tuskers. He made his maiden first class century for the Tuskers during his spell. On his return, he was picked as a specialist batsman twice in CB40 games for Essex with Foster in the same team. Wheater fielded at slip or point while Foster being the more senior and superior gloveman, kept wicket.

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