Tom Craddock

Country: England
Born: July 13, 1989, Huddersfield
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak

Tom Craddock Bio

Thomas Richard Craddock is a talented and dedicated cricket player hailing from England. Standing out as a rare English wrist spinner, Craddock has left a lasting impression on the cricketing world with his skills on the pitch.

Born in Yorkshire, Craddock began his cricketing journey at Leeds/Bradford MCCU, where he honed his craft and showcased his potential. It was during a match against Essex while playing for the Unicorns in 2011 that he caught the eye of the opposition. Impressed by his performance, Essex decided to offer him a trial, which turned out to be a turning point in Craddock’s career.

After a successful two-month trial, Craddock was presented with a full contract and made his first-class debut against the touring Sri Lankans. Although he possesses incredible potential as a wrist spinner, his lack of contribution with the bat has hindered his progress at times, relegating him to 2nd XI cricket more often than he would prefer.

Craddock’s breakthrough moment came in 2013 when he displayed his exceptional bowling skills by capturing a remarkable five-wicket haul. Among his victims were renowned batsmen Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, and Matt Prior during an Ashes warm-up match against England. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the match was later stripped of its first-class status, leaving Craddock deprived of official recognition for his stellar performance.

Recognizing his potential, Craddock was invited to Victoria, Australia during the winter of 2012-13 for training sessions, including with the Melbourne Stars. This experience allowed him to broaden his skill set and gain exposure to different cricketing environments.

Throughout his tenure at Essex, Craddock consistently proved his worth with his steady wicket-taking abilities. However, the lack of contributions with the bat ultimately led to his release from the team at the end of 2014. Undeterred by this setback, Craddock remains determined to continue pursuing his passion for cricket and is actively seeking new opportunities to showcase his talent.

Off the field, Craddock is known for his dedication and professionalism. His unwavering commitment to improving his game and relentless work ethic have earned him respect and admiration from teammates and coaches alike. Additionally, his resilience in the face of challenges has proven his mental fortitude and determination to succeed.

As Craddock’s cricketing journey progresses, his fans and cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly await his next move. With his exceptional wrist-spinning skills and the potential for further growth, Thomas Richard Craddock is undoubtedly a name to watch out for in the future of English cricket.

Tom Craddock Career Stats

Tom Craddock Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 18 23 7 135 21 8.43 460 29.34 0 0 16 2 3 0
List A 7 5 5 13 5* - 40 32.5 0 0 0 0 2 0
T20s 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 0

Tom Craddock Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 18 31 2305 1251 41 5/96 6/71 30.51 3.25 56.2 5 1 0
List A 7 7 282 220 5 2/38 2/38 44 4.68 56.4 0 0 0
T20s 2 1 12 23 0 - - - 11.5 - 0 0 0

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