Ross Whiteley

Country: England
Born: September 13, 1988, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left arm Medium
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Ross Whiteley Bio

Ross Andrew Whiteley is an explosive cricket player hailing from England. Standing tall at 6 feet 2 inches, Whiteley is renowned for his incredible hitting ability, athletic fielding skills, and deceptive left-arm seam bowling. Although he has shown immense potential, Whiteley has faced challenges in transforming his capabilities into consistent performances on the field.

Born on September 13, 1988, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, Whiteley developed a passion for cricket at a young age. He honed his skills through the Derbyshire youth system and was handed his breakthrough opportunity with the first team in 2008. It was not until 2011 that he truly burst onto the scene, impressing with an average of over 40 and scoring a couple of centuries. Whiteley’s highlight during this period was the monumental six that secured Derbyshire’s promotion as Division Two champions in 2012.

Eager to showcase his talent on a bigger stage, Whiteley represented England in the Hong Kong Sixes tournament during the winter of 2012. However, his promising career at Derbyshire was cut short due to a falling out with the management in 2013. Seeking a fresh start, he made the move to Worcestershire, where he played a crucial role in guiding the team to the T20 quarter-finals in 2014, reaffirming his reputation as a destructive hitter.

In 2015, Whiteley delivered a blistering innings that etched his name into Worcestershire’s history books. With an unbeaten 91 off just 35 deliveries, he propelled his team into the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast, showcasing his ability to clear the ropes with ease. In fact, among batters who made 300 runs in the tournament that year, only the mighty Chris Gayle boasted a higher strike rate. This outstanding performance further cemented Whiteley’s position as one of the most feared T20 hitters in England.

Driven by his ambition to excel on the global stage, Whiteley embarked on overseas adventures. He joined Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League in 2018 for his maiden experience in an overseas league. The following year, he donned the jersey of Multan Sultans for a brief stint in the Pakistan Super League. Though his returns were not remarkable, Whiteley relished the opportunity to challenge himself against top-class opposition.

In 2021, Whiteley sought a new chapter in his career by signing with Hampshire. He seamlessly fitted into the Southern Brave side for the first two seasons of The Hundred, where he showcased his incredible hitting prowess in the lower-middle order. With his powerful strokes and ability to clear the boundary at will, Whiteley became a crucial asset to Hampshire, earning him a loyal fan base.

At the age of 33, Ross Whiteley continues to make strides in his cricketing journey. Although consistency has eluded him at times, his potential to change the dynamics of a game in a matter of overs remains unmatched. As he embraces newer challenges and seeks further success, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate future displays of Whiteley’s explosive talent on the field.

Ross Whiteley Career Stats

Ross Whiteley Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 90 146 14 3632 130* 27.51 7371 49.27 3 20 459 80 60 0
List A 81 71 11 1660 131 27.66 1663 99.81 1 10 159 59 23 0
T20s 209 184 46 3208 91* 23.24 2349 136.56 0 6 207 174 79 0

Ross Whiteley Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 90 84 3037 2119 41 2/6 4/43 51.68 4.18 74 0 0 0
List A 81 24 507 563 14 4/58 4/58 40.21 6.66 36.2 1 0 0
T20s 209 17 168 269 7 2/2 2/2 38.42 9.6 24 0 0 0

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