Nicholas Adams (cricketer)

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Nicholas Adams
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Jack Adams
Born (1967-03-01) 1 March 1967 (age 49)
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002 Huntingdonshire
1998–2001 Cambridgeshire
1997 Norfolk
1993 Minor Counties
1985–1996 Cambridgeshire
Career statistics
Competition LA
Matches 13
Runs scored 306
Batting average 27.81
100s/50s 1/1
Top score 104*
Balls bowled 239
Wickets 4
Bowling average 47.50
5 wickets in innings  –
10 wickets in match  –
Best bowling 1/10
Catches/stumpings 2/-
Source: Cricinfo, 8 July 2010

Nicholas Jack Adams (born 1 March 1967) is a former English cricketer. Adams was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Adams made his debut for Cambridgeshire in the 1985 Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk. From 1985 to 2001, he represented the county in 82 Minor Counties Championship matches[1] and 24 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[2]

He made his List-A debut for Cambridgeshire against Derbyshire in the 1st round of the 1987 NatWest Trophy.[3] From 1987 to 2001, he represented the county in 11 List-A matches. His final List-A match for the county against the Derbyshire Cricket Board in the 2001 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[4]

As well as playing List-A cricket for Cambridgeshire, Adams represented a number of other teams in one-day cricket. In 1993 he played a single List-A match for Minor Counties in the 1993 Benson & Hedges Cup against Durham.[5] In 1997, he represented the Norfolk in a single match against Warwickshire in the 1997 NatWest Trophy,[6] as well as a single Minor Counties Championship fixture for the county against Northumberland[7] and 2 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches against Wiltshire[8] and Northumberland.[9] In 2002, he played a single List-A match for Huntingdonshire against Cheshire in the 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.

In his 13 career List-A matches, he scored 306 runs at a batting average of 27.81, with a single century and half century and a high score of 104* against Northamptonshire. In the field he took 2 catches. With the ball he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 47.50, with best figures of 1/10.


Also represented Minor Counties XI versus Pakistan in 1992, 2 day match which the Minor Counties side won. Nicholas made 28 runs and took a catch and a wicket in this game. played against Australia at Stone, Staffordshire in 1993 also for Minor Counties XI, made 11 runs

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