Steven Patterson

Country: England
Born: October 03, 1983, Beverley Westwood Hospital
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Steven Patterson Bio

Steven Andrew Patterson, born on June 13, 1984, is a versatile cricket player hailing from Hull, England. With his tall stature and skillful seam bowling, Patterson has been an unsung hero for the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, contributing significantly to their success over the years.

Patterson made his debut for Yorkshire in 2005 against Bangladesh A, but it wasn’t until 2009 that he started to showcase his potential at the senior level. In the absence of Ajmal Shahzad and Tim Bresnan, who were away on England duties, Patterson seized the opportunity and impressed everyone with his performances. That season, he bagged 45 first-class wickets at an average of 26.68, including a career-best 6 for 32 in a 40-over tie against Derbyshire.

In 2010, Patterson also undertook a noble endeavor by running the New York Marathon to raise funds for the British Lung Foundation following the tragic deaths of two of his cousins due to lung disease. This act highlighted his selflessness and commitment to making a difference beyond the cricket field.

Although the 2011 season was plagued by injuries and resulted in a dip in form for Patterson, he bounced back stronger in 2012. Despite being initially left out of the squad, he finished the season as Yorkshire’s leading wicket-taker and played a vital role in their promotion to Division One. Patterson’s hard work paid off, and he continued to excel, taking 48 Championship wickets at an impressive average of 20.81 in the subsequent seasons.

Patterson’s standout performances were not limited to his bowling skills alone. In 2017, he displayed his batting prowess and played a crucial innings of 44 not out against Warwickshire, helping Yorkshire avoid relegation. His contributions with the bat further solidified his importance to the team, earning him the praise of his captain, Andrew Gale, who considered him the first name on the teamsheet.

Recognizing Patterson’s leadership qualities and reliability, Yorkshire turned to him in 2018 when Gary Ballance stepped down as captain. Patterson took charge as club captain across all formats, demonstrating his ability to inspire and guide his teammates. While he retired from T20 cricket in 2020, the club rewarded his valued service with a two-year contract extension, ensuring that he would continue representing the White Rose until his 39th birthday.

Throughout his career, Patterson has maintained a steady length and relied on his ability to move the ball at a pace short of 80mph. His commitment to his craft and consistency have earned him the respect of his peers and coaches alike. As his former coach, Jason Gillespie, fondly said, “Patto does what Patto does.”

Steven Patterson’s journey as a cricketer exemplifies the importance of perseverance, hard work, and selflessness. He has played an integral role in Yorkshire’s success, helping them win back-to-back Championships in 2014 and 2015. His unwavering dedication to the sport and his team make him a true asset to English cricket.

Steven Patterson Career Stats

Steven Patterson 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 185 226 48 2699 63* 15.16 6912 39.04 0 4 354 6 37 0
List A 97 41 21 250 25* 12.5 - - 0 0 - - 17 0
T20s 63 9 4 9 3* 1.8 21 42.85 0 0 0 0 10 0

Steven Patterson Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 185 - 30432 13486 489 6/40 8/94 27.57 2.65 62.2 20 10 0
List A 97 - 4116 3524 122 6/32 6/32 28.88 5.13 33.7 3 2 0
T20s 63 61 1290 1811 61 4/30 4/30 29.68 8.42 21.1 1 0 0

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