Brett D'Oliveira

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Brett D'Oliveira
Personal information
Full name Brett Louis D'Oliveira
Born (1992-02-28) 28 February 1992 (age 25)
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–present Worcestershire (squad no. 15)
FC debut 8 August 2012 Worcerstershire v Warwickshire
LA debut 29 August 2011 Worcestershire v Yorkshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 29 36 50
Runs scored 1,313 293 550
Batting average 26.79 16.27 30.55
100s/50s 3/2 0/0 0/2
Top score 202* 42 62*
Balls bowled 2,682 1,232 654
Wickets 33 24 21
Bowling average 45.51 45.33 40.14
5 wickets in innings 1 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 5/48 3/35 3/20
Catches/stumpings 16/– 13/– 11/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 April 2017

Brett Louis D'Oliveira (born 28 February 1992) is an English cricketer, a right handed batsman and leg spin bowler who currently plays for Worcestershire. He made his debut for Worcestershire against Yorkshire in a List A match in August 2011. D'Oliveira signed a new, three-year, contract with Worcestershire in July 2016.[1] D'Oliveira had been playing cricket for Worcestershire since under-13 level.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Brett D'Oliveira is the son of Damian D'Oliveira who had previously played first-class cricket for Worcestershire and was their Academy director. His grandfather was the former England and Worcestershire batsman Basil D'Oliveira. After playing against Yorkshire, D'Oliveira became the third generation of his family to play for Worcestershire.[4]

County career[edit]

D'Oliveira made his debut for Worcestershire on 29 August 2011 in a Pro40 match against Yorkshire. D'Oliveira did not bat as Worcestershire made 230-7 from their 40 overs. In the Yorkshire innings he bowled 6 overs for 40 runs, taking one wicket, that of youngster Joe Root who was caught by Daryl Mitchell for 62. Worcestershire lost the game by 6 wickets.[5] He made his first-class debut for Worcestershire against Warwickshire at Birmingham on 8 August 2012. He has 6 first ball ducks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wccc.co.uk/news/dolly-signs-new-three-year-contract-after-rewarded-for-prolific-season
  2. ^ "Worcestershire hand deals to D'Oliveira and Harrison". BBC Sport. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Brett D'Oliveira signs for Worcestershire". ESPN Cricinfo. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Brett D'Oliveira Cricinfo profile". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Worcestershire v Yorkshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 29 August 2011. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 

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