Graeme Archer

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Graeme Archer
Personal information
Full nameGraeme Francis Archer
Born (1970-09-26) 26 September 1970 (age 48)
Carlisle, England
BattingRight hand batsman
BowlingRight-arm Fast-medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1992–1999Nottinghamshire
2000–2004Staffordshire
First-class debut7 May 1992 Nottinghamshire v Oxford University
Last First-class9 September 1999 Nottinghamshire v Sussex
List A debut19 July 1992 Nottinghamshire v Durham
Last List A5 May 2004 Staffordshire v Lancashire
Career statistics
Competition FC List A
Matches 100 109
Runs scored 5354 2307
Batting average 32.44 27.46
100s/50s 10/27 2/12
Top score 168 111*
Balls bowled 1053 384
Wickets 14 11
Bowling average 46.28 33.45
5 wickets in innings {{{fivefor1}}} {{{fivefor2}}}
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 3/18 2/16
Catches/stumpings 127/– 41//–
Source: CricketArchive, 18 October 2008

Graeme Francis Archer is a former English first-class cricketer.[1][2] A middle order batsman, he played 100 first-class matches for Nottinghamshire from 1992 to 1999. He was awarded his Nottinghamshire cap in 1995. He later played Minor Counties Championship cricket for Staffordshire and Cheshire and club cricket in the Derbyshire Premier Cricket League.

He made a bright start to his career, averaging 47.5 in seven matches in his debut season in 1992, but found runs harder to come by in 1993. He established himself as a regular in 1994 and excelled in 1995, passing 1,000 runs for the first time in scoring 1,171 at 40.37. He built on this with 918 at 43.71 the following year, but despite having his best one day season in 1997, scoring 489 runs at 44.45 with two centuries, his performances fell away and after three years of averaging under thirty in the County Championship he was released. He scored ten first-class hundreds in all, with a best of 168 against Glamorgan, one of three centuries he recorded against the Welsh team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Graeme Archer". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. ^ Graeme Archer at ESPNcricinfo