Henry Brookes

Country: England
Born: August 21, 1999, Solihull, Warwickshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowler

Henry Brookes Bio

Henry James Hamilton Brookes, known as Henry Brookes, is a talented cricket player from England who has quickly risen through the ranks with his impressive skills and determination. Born on May 27, 1999, in England, Brookes has become known as a potential superstar in the cricket world.

Brookes’ journey in cricket began at a young age when he joined Warwickshire Cricket Club at the age of nine. He honed his skills and showed great promise from early on, catching the attention of the club’s sport director, Ashley Giles, who predicted a bright future for him. Giles recognized Brookes’ strong-minded nature and exceptional talent, branding him a potential superstar.

The breakthrough moment for Brookes came during Warwickshire’s 2018 season in Division Two, where his powerful pace bowling became a standout feature of the team’s success. His impressive performances contributed to Warwickshire winning the championship in that season, further solidifying his reputation as an emerging star.

However, Brookes experienced a setback in 2021 when he suffered a quad injury that interrupted his progress. Despite this setback, he made a strong impression in 2022 while playing for Birmingham Phoenix. In one match, he achieved career-best figures of 5 for 25, showcasing his potential to a wider audience and cementing his place as a rising talent in the cricketing world.

A testament to his skill and potential, Brookes received widespread recognition at a young age. He made his debut for Warwickshire’s first team in a match against Essex in late 2017. With only six first-class games under his belt, he was called up to the England Lions squad at the age of 18. His impressive pace, with televised games showing him bowling at 90mph, earned him 21 Championship wickets at an average of 22.38. He also impressed in limited-overs formats, training with the England squad ahead of a one-day series against India.

Brookes’ progress was hindered temporarily when he suffered a stress fracture, which required time to heal before he could continue his career. In 2019, he made a successful comeback, taking 32 Championship wickets in just 11 games while also securing a regular place in the white-ball sides. His performances earned him a £40,000 deal with Birmingham Phoenix in the Hundred draft, further highlighting his potential and desirability as a player.

The recognition of Brookes’ talent continued as he was included in England’s enlarged training group in preparation for the Covid-affected home summer in 2020. He was also selected as part of the ODI group for England’s series against Ireland, further affirming his potential to represent his country at the highest level.

With his powerful pace bowling and unwavering determination, Henry Brookes has emerged as a cricket player to watch in England. Despite facing setbacks throughout his career, he has overcome challenges and continued to perform at a high level. As he enters the next phase of his career, fans and cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the heights he will reach.

Henry Brookes Career Stats

Henry Brookes Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 33 48 8 806 84 20.15 1498 53.8 0 5 92 16 11 0
List A 17 8 3 25 12* 5 35 71.42 0 0 2 1 1 0
T20s 49 26 12 188 31* 13.42 145 129.65 0 0 17 7 14 0

Henry Brookes Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 33 60 5218 3396 89 6/20 8/119 38.15 3.9 58.6 3 1 0
List A 17 15 719 786 25 3/44 3/44 31.44 6.55 28.7 0 0 0
T20s 49 49 977 1503 58 5/25 5/25 25.91 9.23 16.8 1 1 0

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