Lewis Hill

Country: England
Born: October 05, 1990
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Lewis Hill Bio

Lewis John Hill is a talented cricketer from England, known for his skills as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Born on September 3, 1990, Hill has had a rollercoaster journey in his cricket career, experiencing both highs and lows.

Hill’s breakthrough moment came in 2015 when he made his debut for Leicestershire in a first-class match against Surrey at The Oval. As a replacement for the injured Matthew Boyce, it was only his second first-class match, but he seized the opportunity with both hands. In that match, Hill showcased his batting prowess by scoring a remarkable maiden hundred, marking his arrival on the cricketing scene.

Another memorable moment for Hill occurred in the same year when he played a crucial role in guiding Leicestershire to victory against Essex at Chelmsford, thus ending their 37-game winless streak. This victory was not only a significant achievement for the team but also a personal triumph for Hill, as he had the honor of hitting the winning runs. However, despite these standout performances, Hill’s overall season with the bat was relatively lackluster.

Having graduated from the Leicestershire Academy, Hill became a part of the county’s staff in 2014. His breakthrough year came in 2016, during the NatWest T20 Blast, where he excelled as a batsman. With an average of 39.25 and a remarkable strike rate of 150.66, Hill emerged as the top performer for Leicestershire in the tournament.

While his T20 performances were commendable, it was in the longer format of the game, the Championship, where Hill truly displayed his resilience and adaptability. Despite playing for a struggling side, Hill emerged as a resourceful cricketer, consistently contributing with the bat. This resilience showcased his dedication and determination to make a difference for his team.

In the subsequent seasons, Hill faced challenges with his batting form, leading to the emergence of Harry Swindells as the first-choice wicketkeeper in the Championship side. However, Hill faced these obstacles head-on, recognizing the need for a strong start to the 2021 season.

The 2021 season proved to be a turning point in Hill’s career. Determined to bounce back, he showcased his best-ever form as a specialist batter. At Bristol, he notched up his first first-class century in six years, a testament to his hard work and perseverance. Finishing the season with an impressive total of 944 runs at an average of 44.85, Hill silenced his critics with two further centuries and five fifties to his name.

Despite the ups and downs, Lewis Hill’s cricketing journey has been a testament to his resilience and adaptability. With an unwavering passion for the game, he has shown the ability to rise above setbacks and carve his path to success. As he continues to evolve as a cricketer, Hill’s performances will undoubtedly be closely followed by fans and fellow players alike.

Lewis Hill Career Stats

Lewis Hill Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 76 130 12 3786 162* 32.08 7002 54.07 7 19 468 15 106 3
List A 67 62 2 1509 118 25.15 1654 91.23 3 6 149 18 32 2
T20s 85 70 12 1097 59 18.91 877 125.08 0 4 89 37 34 3

Lewis Hill Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 76 4 48 43 0 - - - 5.37 - 0 0 0
List A 67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 85 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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