Craig Miles

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Craig Miles
Personal information
Full name Craig Neil Miles
Born (1994-07-20) 20 July 1994 (age 23)
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–present Gloucestershire (squad no. 34)
First-class debut 11 May 2011 Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire
List A debut 26 July 2011 Gloucestershire v Essex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 49 32 11
Runs scored 1,080 76 5
Batting average 17.70 7.60 5.00
100s/50s 0/5 0/0 0/0
Top score 62* 16 3*
Balls bowled 8,334 1,306 217
Wickets 186 37 12
Bowling average 27.66 35.86 24.66
5 wickets in innings 11 0 0
10 wickets in match 1 n/a n/a
Best bowling 6/63 4/29 3/25
Catches/stumpings 12/– 4/– 4/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 June 2017

Craig Neil Miles (born 20 July 1994, Swindon, Wiltshire, England) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Gloucestershire. A right handed batsman and right hand medium pace bowler he made his first class debut for Gloucestershire against Northamptonshire in May 2011. In doing so, at 16, he became the fourth youngest player to represent Gloucestershire in a first-class match.[1] Miles signed a three-year contract for Gloucestershire in November 2010, but did not become a full-time professional player until 2013. He studied at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.[1]

County career[edit]

Miles made his first-class debut for Gloucestershire in May 2011 against Northamptonshire as a 16-year-old. In the first innings Miles bowled 19 overs for 80 runs also gaining two wickets. His debut first-class victim was Alex Wakely who was caught by Chris Taylor for 32. He made 19 runs in the Gloucestershire innings from 66 including 2 fours, whilst in the second innings he scored 5 in a heavy innings and 6 runs defeat.[2] Miles made his List A debut against Essex in July 2011. He bowled 7 overs with figures of 2 wickets for 32 runs as Gloucestershire won by 4 wickets.[3] Miles also played in the following game against Lancashire, however bowled just 4 overs and went for 31 runs.[4]

Career best performances[edit]

as of 1 October 2013

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 62* Gloucestershire v Worcestershire Cheltenham 2014 6–88 Gloucestershire v Lancashire Liverpool 2013
LA - 2-32 Gloucestershire Gladiators v Essex Eagles Cheltenham 2011
T20 2 Gloucestershire v Somerset Bristol 2013 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gloucester's 16-year-old seamer Craig Miles has memorable day against Northamptonshire". The Telegraph. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 11–14 May 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gloucestershire v Essex". ESPN Cricinfo. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gloucestershire v Lancashire". ESPN Cricinfo. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 

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