Craig Miles

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Craig Miles
Personal information
Full nameCraig Neil Miles
Born (1994-07-20) 20 July 1994 (age 27)
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2011–2018 Gloucestershire (squad no. 34)
2019–present Warwickshire
First-class debut11 May 2011 Gloucestershire v  Northamptonshire
List A debut26 July 2011 Gloucestershire v  Essex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches843726
Runs scored1,55911541
Batting average 15.749.588.19
100s/50s0/50/00/0
Top score62* 1611*
Balls bowled13,3181,553523
Wickets 3034429
Bowling average 27.0737.0924.37
5 wickets in innings 1600
10 wickets in match100
Best bowling6/634/293/19
Catches/stumpings 22/–5/–12/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 July 2021

Craig Neil Miles (born 20 July 1994) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Warwickshire. 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 was born at Swindon in Wiltshire and studied at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College. [1]

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County career

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]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Gloucester's 16-year-old seamer Craig Miles has memorable day against Northamptonshire". The Telegraph. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
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