Tom Knight

Country: England
Born: June 28, 1993, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox

Tom Knight Bio

Thomas Craig Knight is a professional cricket player hailing from England. Born in Sheffield, Knight’s passion for cricket developed during his early years, leading him to the esteemed Derbyshire County Cricket Club. While Knight was born in Yorkshire, his heart and affinity have always belonged to Derbyshire.

Knight’s journey in professional cricket began at the age of 17 when he made his senior debut in a 50-over friendly match against Cambridge MCCU. His impressive performance caught the attention of the selectors, and he was given the opportunity to showcase his skills once again in a three-day friendly against Leeds/Bradford MCCU. In this match, Knight’s left-arm spin bowling proved to be lethal as he claimed outstanding figures of 7 for 153, leaving a lasting impact on his teammates and opponents.

Following his remarkable display, Knight found himself with an extended run in the Derbyshire first team. He played in 10 matches of the Friends Life t20, displaying his prowess in the shorter format of the game. He also made his first-class debut against Glamorgan in Cardiff, where he celebrated his 18th birthday by taking his maiden first-class wickets. Knight’s abilities in T20 cricket were not to be ignored, as he showcased his skills with 9 wickets, including a stellar performance of 3 for 16 against Worcestershire at Derby. He concluded his debut season by recording figures of 4 for 50 in the second innings against Surrey at The Oval, making a memorable impact in the Championship.

Knight’s talent did not go unnoticed, and he earned selection for the England Under-19s team. While he made a strong impression during the one-day series against South Africa Under-19s, his fitness levels were brought into question. Taking this as a wake-up call, Knight embarked on a disciplined diet and rigorous winter training regime, resulting in a remarkable weight loss of two and a half stones before the start of the 2012 season.

His dedication and hard work paid off as Knight was selected to represent England in the Under-19 World Cup held in South Africa. The following year, Knight enjoyed consistent opportunities in limited-overs cricket for his country. These experiences on the international stage allowed him to further refine his skills and gain invaluable exposure.

Throughout his career, Knight has demonstrated a strong work ethic and a determination to overcome obstacles. His journey from the Yorkshire production line to establishing himself as a key player for Derbyshire and England is a testament to his commitment to his craft. As he continues to evolve as a player, Knight’s drive, skill, and passion for the game make him a formidable force and a rising star in English cricket.

Tom Knight Career Stats

Tom Knight 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 4 6 2 57 25 14.25 138 41.3 0 0 8 1 3 0
List A 9 7 4 16 10 5.33 42 38.09 0 0 0 0 1 0
T20s 30 14 7 179 44* 25.57 130 137.69 0 0 6 10 11 0

Tom Knight Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 4 4 300 164 2 2/32 2/59 82 3.28 150 0 0 0
List A 9 8 360 321 9 3/36 3/36 35.66 5.35 40 0 0 0
T20s 30 16 276 340 13 3/16 3/16 26.15 7.39 21.2 0 0 0

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