Tim Phillips

Country: England
Born: March 13, 1981, Cambridge
Height: 6ft 1in
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Bowler

Tim Phillips Bio

Timothy James Phillips, widely known as Tim Phillips, is a former professional cricket player hailing from England. Born on October 15, 1981, in Essex, Phillips’ cricketing journey was plagued by injuries and setbacks early on. However, through perseverance and dedication, he eventually cemented his place as one of the most valuable spinners in limited-overs county cricket.

Phillips’ promising career took an unfortunate turn when he suffered a cruciate ligament injury that forced him to miss the entire 2003 season. Despite the setback, he toiled hard for the next two years before finally making a long-awaited comeback in 2005. This marked his return to competitive cricket, a significant milestone following a considerable hiatus since 2002.

In the same year, Phillips showcased exceptional performance in the Second XI, earning the prestigious honor of being named Second XI Player of the Year for all counties. His remarkable achievement garnered significant attention, resulting in a two-year contract extension as a reward for his exceptional skills and dedication.

Known for his exceptional skill set as a spinner, Phillips emerged as a useful asset in limited-overs county cricket. His strategic approach, coupled with his ability to protect and guide his fellow bowlers, often shielded Chelmsford’s assault from opposing teams. However, despite his success in the shorter formats, Phillips faced challenges making a significant impact in the first-class game.

Throughout his career, Phillips had the privilege of receiving training and guidance from John Childs, a fellow left-arm spinner. Working closely with Childs enabled Phillips to fine-tune his craft, specifically enhancing his flight, a crucial aspect of spin bowling. Phillips’ dedication to his vocation and his willingness to learn exemplify his true passion for the sport.

In addition to his skills as a spinner, Phillips exhibited proficiency as a batsman. His ability to contribute with the bat supplemented his overall value to the team, making him a versatile player essential to Essex’s success.

After enduring a rollercoaster career filled with ups and downs, Timothy James Phillips decided to call time on his professional career at the end of the 2014 season. His retirement marked the end of an era for Essex and its cricketing community.

Despite Phillips’ departure from competitive cricket, his impact and contributions to the sport will be remembered and celebrated by fans and fellow players alike. He serves as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers, epitomizing the importance of resilience, determination, and the pursuit of excellence.

Beyond his playing career, Phillips’ legacy continues to inspire future generations aiming to make their mark in the cricketing world.

Tim Phillips Career Stats

Tim Phillips Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 78 109 17 1853 89 20.14 - - 0 7 - - 52 0
List A 88 51 24 542 58* 20.07 - - 0 1 - - 25 0
T20s 82 41 21 384 57* 19.2 308 124.67 0 1 30 15 37 0

Tim Phillips Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 78 - 10024 6015 132 5/41 - 45.56 3.6 75.9 - 1 0
List A 88 - 2910 2520 94 5/28 5/28 26.8 5.19 30.9 2 4 0
T20s 82 71 1331 1702 65 4/22 4/22 26.18 7.67 20.4 3 0 0

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