Philip Nicholson (cricketer)

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Philip Nicholson
Personal information
Full name Philip James Nicholson
Born (1973-09-01) 1 September 1973 (age 41)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1997–1998 Minor Counties
1990–present Northumberland
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 18
Runs scored 92
Batting average 6.57
100s/50s –/–
Top score 188
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 10/4
Source: Cricinfo, 30 June 2011

Philip James Nicholson (born 1 September 1973) is an English cricketer. Nicholson is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

Nicholson made his debut for Northumberland in the 1990 Minor Counties Championship against Cumberland. He has played Minor counties cricket for Northumberland from 1990 to present, which has included 106 Minor Counties Championship matches[1] and 57 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[2]

He made his List A debut for the Minor Counties cricket team in the 1997 Benson & Hedges Cup against Derbyshire. He played 9 further List A matches for the team, the last of which came against Leicestershire in the 1998 Benson & Hedges Cup.[3] In his 10 matches for the team, he scored 50 runs at an average of 5.55, with a high score of 15. Behind the stumps, he took 8 catches.[4] He had to wait until the 1999 NatWest Trophy to make his first List A appearance for Northumberland, which came against Ireland. He made 7 further List A appearances for the county, the last of which came against Middlesex in the 2005 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[3] In his 8 List A appearances for the county, he scored 42 runs at an average of 8.40, with a high score of 18 not out. Behind the stumps, he took 2 catches and made 4 stumpings.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Philip Nicholson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Philip Nicholson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Philip Nicholson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Philip Nicholson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 

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