Richard King (English cricketer)

English cricketer

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Richard King
Personal information
Full name
Richard Eric King
Born (1984-01-03) 3 January 1984 (age 40)
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Left-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007 Marylebone Cricket Club
2005 Northamptonshire
2003-2008 Loughborough UCCE
2001-2002 Northamptonshire Cricket Board
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 13 3
Runs scored 207 2
Batting average 12.17 1.00
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 31 2
Balls bowled 1,191 102
Wickets 17 2
Bowling average 55.35 46.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/34 2/39
Catches/stumpings 1/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 29 September 2010

Richard Eric King (born 3 January 1984) is a former English cricketer. King was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm medium-fast. He was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire and educated at Bedford Modern School.[1]

King made his debut in List-A cricket for the Northamptonshire Cricket Board against the Leicestershire Cricket Board in the 1st round of the 2002 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy which was played in 2001. His second and final List-A match for the Board came in the 1st round of the 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy against the Yorkshire Cricket Board which was played in 2002.

King made his first-class debut for Loughborough UCCE against Somerset in 2003. From 2003 to 2008, he represented Loughborough UCCE in 11 first-class matches, the last of which came against Worcestershire.[2] In 2005, King played a single first-class match for Northamptonshire against the touring Bangladeshis. During the same season he also represented the county in a single List-A match against Gloucestershire in the totesport League.[3]

In 2007, King also represented the Marylebone Cricket Club in a single first-class match against Sri Lanka A.[4] In his combined first-class career, he played 13 matches during which he scored 207 runs at a batting average of 12.17, with a high score of 31. With the ball he took 17 wickets at a bowling average of 55.35, with best figures of 4/34. In the 3 List-A matches he played, he scored 2 runs and took 2 wickets at an average of 46.00, with best figures of 2/39.


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  1. ^ School of the Black And Red-A History of Bedford Modern School, by Andrew Underwood (1981); reset and updated by Peter Boon, Paul Middleton and Richard Wildman (2010)
  2. ^ First-Class Matches played by Richard King
  3. ^ List-A Matches played by Richard King
  4. ^ Teams Richard King played for

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