Timothy Andrew Tweats
|Born||18 April 1974|
|Bowling||Right-arm medium pace|
|Domestic team information|
Timothy Andrew Tweats (born 18 April 1974) is a former English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler who played for Derbyshire between 1992 and 1999,and for Staffordshire in 2000.
As a youth,Tweats was a promising footballer,spending time in Port Vale's youth system.
He made his debut for Derbyshire in a loss against Glamorgan,though,playing as a lower-middle order batsman,he barely disgraced himself,being caught at 24.
He did not play first-class cricket again until the 1995 season,spending all of 1993 and a significant portion of 1994 in the Second XI. A slow starter upon his return,he excelled in the 1997 season,where he hit his debut first-class century,before making a career-best score of 189,and finishing high in the batting averages for the season. During his high-scoring innings,Kim Barnett partnered him to a county record second-wicket stand of 417,a record which stands to this day.
Tweats retired from First-class cricket at the end of the 1999 season to focus on higher education.
In 2000 Tweats played for Staffordshire.
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