Will Beer

Country: England
Born: October 08, 1988, Crawley, Sussex
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Bowler

Will Beer Bio

William Andrew Thomas Beer, known as Will Beer, is an English cricketer who has made a name for himself as one of the premier domestic white-ball spinners in the country. Born on February 9, 1988, in England, Beer has had a decade of success playing for Sussex in T20 cricket.

Beer began his cricketing journey in Sussex’s age-group programme and quickly caught the attention of selectors. In 2008, he impressed while playing for England Under-19s against New Zealand. However, it was in 2009 when Beer truly made his mark. He was given the opportunity to play for Sussex’s white-ball sides and showcased his talents on T20 Finals Day. Over the course of the tournament, he took three wickets for 55 runs in eight overs, contributing to Sussex’s title victory. During the Ashes Test at The Oval, Beer, along with fellow leggie Max Waller from Somerset, received a masterclass in legspin from the legendary Shane Warne. At that moment, it seemed like Beer had a bright future ahead of him.

Being a part of the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) spin programme, Beer had the privilege of being mentored by the late Terry Jenner, a highly respected spin bowling coach. In 2011, Beer spent time at Darren Lehmann’s cricket academy in Adelaide, further honing his skills. However, his progress in the longer formats of the game stalled, and it was in T20 cricket where he continued to shine. As Sussex’s main spinner, Beer consistently showcased his ability to turn the ball both ways and pick up crucial wickets during the middle overs.

In addition to his skills as a spinner, Beer has also proven to be a handy lower-order batsman. In 2019, he was unexpectedly thrust into the role of a makeshift Championship opener for Sussex. In his first innings as an opener, Beer exhibited his resilience and determination by playing a dogged innings of 97 runs off 336 balls against Gloucestershire at Arundel.

Throughout his career, Beer has displayed immense dedication and commitment to the game. His ability to perform under pressure and his unwavering passion for cricket have earned him the reputation of being a reliable and talented player. Although he may not have become the legspinning sensation that was once anticipated by the ECB, Beer has established himself as one of the top white-ball spinners in domestic cricket.

Outside the cricket field, Beer is known for his professionalism and strong work ethic. He continues to train hard, constantly looking for ways to improve his game and contribute to the success of his team. With his remarkable skills and unwavering determination, Will Beer remains a key player for Sussex and a respected figure in English cricket.

Will Beer Career Stats

Will Beer 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 28 36 8 797 97 28.46 2191 36.37 0 4 95 2 6 0
List A 66 42 9 535 75 16.21 644 83.07 0 1 46 10 18 0
T20s 136 67 25 389 37 9.26 326 119.32 0 0 27 10 26 0

Will Beer Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 28 41 2928 1550 43 6/29 11/91 36.04 3.17 68 0 2 1
List A 66 62 2898 2480 62 3/27 3/27 40 5.13 46.7 0 0 0
T20s 136 125 2346 2944 106 3/14 3/14 27.77 7.52 22.1 0 0 0

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