Ivan Thomas

Country: England
Born: September 25, 1991, Greenwich, Kent
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast

Ivan Thomas Bio

Ivan Alfred Astley Thomas, a talented cricketer from England, has faced numerous challenges throughout his career but has always displayed immense determination and resilience. Standing at an imposing height of 6 feet 4 inches, Thomas has made a mark in the cricketing world with his ability to extract bounce and movement from a high action.

Born and raised in England, Thomas encountered a major setback at the tender age of 16 when he was diagnosed with a triple stress fracture of the back. Many feared that this injury would bring an untimely end to his dreams of pursuing a professional career in cricket. However, Thomas refused to let adversity define him and embarked on a journey to revive his cricketing aspirations.

In 2012, at the age of 20, Thomas was given a golden opportunity to represent Kent’s first team in a Championship match against Essex. Displaying exceptional skills, he took 2 wickets for 29 runs from 16 overs, impressing both teammates and opponents alike. Later that summer, Thomas had the privilege of playing against the touring South Africans and made his mark by dismissing the likes of JP Duminy, showcasing his potential for a bright future in cricket.

Sadly, the following years proved to be a tough road for Thomas as injuries continued to hamper his progress. However, he refused to succumb to adversity and displayed determination and tenacity in the face of these setbacks. Despite battling injury and illness, including minor surgery to treat an irregular heartbeat, Thomas managed to showcase his talent in the 2018 season for Kent.

During the 2018 season, Thomas played 11 Championship matches, impressing both fans and critics alike. With 24 wickets at an average of 26.25, he delivered a career-best performance of 5 wickets for 91 runs against Leicestershire. This remarkable display earned him recognition and helped Kent secure promotion. In recognition of his potential and perseverance, he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension by the county, demonstrating their unwavering belief in his abilities.

Despite a serious knee injury during the latter part of the 2018 season, which initially appeared to sideline him for nine months, Thomas refused to give up. Though he missed the entire 2019 English season due to his injury, he refused to be disheartened and sought further opportunities to showcase his skills.

In late 2019, Thomas took the courageous step of traveling to Australia, joining the Sydney side Western Suburbs in the NSW Premier Cricket competition. This move demonstrated his unwavering commitment to his craft and his determination to overcome any obstacle that comes his way.

Ivan Alfred Astley Thomas has faced numerous setbacks throughout his career but has always risen above them with resilience and determination. With his exceptional skills, height, and ability to extract bounce and movement, Thomas has made a name for himself in the cricketing world. With his unwavering determination and passion for the game, he continues to strive for greatness, leaving an indelible mark on the sport he loves.

Ivan Thomas Career Stats

Ivan Thomas Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 35 46 23 117 13 5.08 521 22.45 0 0 13 0 9 0
List A 21 8 5 18 6 6 48 37.5 0 0 3 0 8 0
T20s 12 3 2 3 3* 3 5 60 0 0 0 0 4 0

Ivan Thomas Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 35 61 4339 2260 74 5/91 9/126 30.54 3.12 58.6 4 1 0
List A 21 21 1036 964 31 4/30 4/30 31.09 5.58 33.4 2 0 0
T20s 12 12 210 320 9 2/42 2/42 35.55 9.14 23.3 0 0 0

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