Tom Barber

Country: England
Born: August 08, 1995, Poole, Dorset
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left arm Fast medium
Playing role: Allrounder

Tom Barber Bio

Thomas Edward Barber, popularly known as Tom Barber, is an English cricket player who has garnered attention and admiration for his raw pace and impressive skills as a fast bowler. Despite the fact that Barber had not taken a Championship wicket until the end of 2018, he had already become a topic of conversation among cricket enthusiasts.

Born on November 29, 1996, in England, Barber made his initial mark in the county game as a promising teenager. In a 50-over competition against Yorkshire, he dismissed the renowned Kane Williamson and Andrew Gale in consecutive deliveries, a feat that caught the attention of many. However, despite this notable performance, breaking into the Hampshire first team proved to be challenging for him.

Barber’s passion for cricket began to flourish during his time representing England U-19. In 2012, he had the opportunity to tour South Africa, marking the beginning of his international career. In subsequent years, Barber showcased his talents by playing for Hampshire second XI and later earning a two-year scholarship contract in 2014. Unfortunately, he was released by Hampshire at the end of 2015.

Undeterred by the setback, Barber continued to chase his dreams of playing professional cricket. He went on to represent Dorset, and it was during this time that he caught the eye of former Essex batsman, Paul Prichard. Impressed by Barber’s abilities, Prichard recommended him to Middlesex, which would turn out to be a significant turning point in the young cricketer’s career.

In 2016, Barber was invited to bowl at a Middlesex training session, where he made an immediate impression on the coaching staff. The following year, he joined the MCC Young Cricketers, a team associated with the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club. However, it was in 2017 that Barber got his first taste of professional cricket when he played two NatWest T20 matches for Middlesex, one of which was against his former club.

Although Barber’s performances in those matches were inconsistent, he showed glimpses of his potential, earning him a professional contract with Middlesex at the end of the season. His raw pace and impressive skill set drew comparisons to Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, a testament to his exciting talent.

Despite his relative inexperience at the highest level, Barber is leaving no stone unturned in his quest for success. With a strong desire to improve and excel, he is continuously working on refining his technique and learning from his experiences. While still a work in progress, Barber’s potential is unquestionable, and many believe he has a bright future ahead.

As Barber continues to develop and mature as a cricketer, fans eagerly await his next steps in his promising career. With his electrifying speed and determination, it is only a matter of time before he establishes himself as one of England’s finest fast bowlers.

Tom Barber Career Stats

Tom Barber Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 5 6 4 5 3 2.5 27 18.51 0 0 0 0 0 0
List A 10 7 1 1 1 0.16 17 5.88 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 10 4 0 2 2 0.5 6 33.33 0 0 0 0 1 0

Tom Barber Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 5 9 678 420 7 3/42 3/74 60 3.71 96.8 0 0 0
List A 10 9 348 371 10 3/62 3/62 37.1 6.39 34.8 0 0 0
T20s 10 10 185 362 11 4/28 4/28 32.9 11.74 16.8 1 0 0

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