Tom Maynard

Country: England
Born: March 25, 1989, Cardiff
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Middle order Batter
Died: June 18, 2012, Wimbledon Park, (aged 23y 85d)

Tom Maynard Bio

Thomas Lloyd Maynard, known as Tom Maynard, was a promising cricket player from England whose life was tragically cut short at the age of 23. Born on March 25, 1989, Tom hailed from a family with deep roots in Welsh cricket history. He showed immense talent and potential while playing for Surrey County Cricket Club and was believed to be on the verge of representing England on the international stage.

Despite his undeniable talent, Tom had a difficult start to his professional career. The weight of his father Matthew Maynard’s reputation placed a burden on his young shoulders as he struggled to make his mark at Glamorgan, his initial club. Runs were hard to come by, and he found himself under immense pressure to live up to his father’s legacy.

However, in 2010, Tom’s life took a turn for the worse when his father left Glamorgan under unpleasant circumstances. Feeling disillusioned with the way his father was treated, Tom made the bold decision to leave the club and seek a fresh start elsewhere. He chose to join Surrey, where he reunited with his former schoolmate Rory Hamilton-Brown, who captained the team at the time.

Tom’s move to Surrey proved to be a turning point in his career. He flourished under the new environment, and his talent began to shine through. He showcased his potential during his first-class debut against Glamorgan, his former club, where he scored his maiden century. This milestone was just the beginning of a series of impressive performances that endeared him to the Surrey faithful.

Recognizing his immense talent, Tom was selected to tour with the England Lions during the winter of 2011-2012. His inclusion in the Lions squad was a testament to his growing reputation and showcased the belief that he had the potential to represent his country at the highest level of the game.

Tragically, Tom’s promising career was cut short on June 18, 2012, when he met with an untimely and devastating incident on the London Underground. Just hours before this tragic event, he had played in a Twenty20 game for Surrey against Kent. The cricketing world mourned the loss of a young talent who had so much more to offer to the game.

Despite the brevity of his career, Tom’s impact on the cricketing community was significant. His attractive style of play, combined with his ability to produce impactful performances, set him apart from his peers. He left behind a legacy of immense potential, leaving many to wonder what he could have achieved had he been given the opportunity to continue his journey.

Tom Maynard’s tragic passing serves as a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing every moment. Though his name may no longer be seen on the field, his impact on the sport and the memories he created will forever remain in the hearts of cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Tom Maynard Career Stats

Tom Maynard Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 48 79 6 2384 143 32.65 3564 66.89 4 11 317 26 48 0
List A 63 59 4 1763 108 32.05 1839 95.86 2 13 160 34 28 0
T20s 50 47 9 1034 78* 27.21 798 129.57 0 6 79 38 18 0

Tom Maynard Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 48 3 42 45 0 - - - 6.42 - 0 0 0
List A 63 1 12 32 0 - - - 16 - 0 0 0
T20s 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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