Benjamin Thompson (cricketer)

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Benjamin Thompson
Personal information
Full name Benjamin John Thompson
Born (1980-12-03) 3 December 1980 (age 36)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998–2004 Oxfordshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 4
Runs scored 129
Batting average 32.25
100s/50s –/–
Top score 42
Balls bowled 42
Wickets 2
Bowling average 18.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/36
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 20 May 2011

Benjamin John Thompson (born 3 October 1980) is a former English cricketer. Thompson was a right-handed batsman who bowled off break. He was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Thompson made his debut for Oxfordshire in the 1998 MCCA Knockout Trophy against Huntingdonshire. Thompson played Minor counties cricket for Oxfordshire from 1998 to 2004, which included 23 Minor Counties Championship matches[1] and 15 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[2] He made his List A debut against the Durham Cricket Board in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. He played 3 further List A matches, the last coming against Shropshire in the 2nd round of the 2002 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy which was held in 2001.[3] In his 4 List A matches he scored 129 runs at a batting average of 32.25, with a high score of 42.[4] With the ball, he took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 18.00, with best figures of 2/36.[5]

He has previously played for the Middlesex Second XI.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Benjamin Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Benjamin Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played by Benjamin Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Benjamin Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Benjamin Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "Teams Benjamin Thompson played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 May 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 

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