Tom Abell

Tom Abell

TomAbell

Right-Handed Batsman, Right-Arm Medium Bowler

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Tom was appointed Club Captain in December 2016 and will lead Somerset during the 2017 Specsavers County Championship season. You can watch his opening press conference here.

By his own high standards Tom had a slightly disappointing season in 2016, but despite this still managed to score two first class centuries, which included a new career best and his maiden List A hundred.

The top-order batsman was born and brought up in Taunton and has played right through the Somerset Age Group teams before graduating through the Somerset Academy.

He enjoyed a highly successful career at Taunton School where in 2012 he captained the 1st XI and scored 1,156 runs. He also broke many batting records which had stood for a long time and was named Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year for 2012.

Tom made his debut for Somerset 2nd XI in 2010 and in 2013 enjoyed great success in all formats of the game. He played in 23 matches and scored 1,019 runs at an average of 37.74, including two centuries.

He made his Championship debut in the match against Warwickshire at Taunton in August 2014 scoring 95 failing by 5 runs to become the first player to score a century on debut since 1935.

In 2015 in which he scored 726 runs including a then career best 131 against Hampshire at Taunton in September in addition to which he made 80 against Yorkshire in the Royal London One Day Cup.

At the end of the season Tom was awarded the LV Breakthrough Player of 2015 in recognition of his achievements.

In 2016 Tom scored 538 runs in the 13 championship games he played at an average of 25.61, which included two centuries and new career best of 135 against Lancashire at Old Trafford, in addition to which he also scored his maiden List A century.

 

Specsavers County Championship Division One 2017

Batting
Balls Faced
42
Batting Average
0.50
Fifties Scored
0
Fours Scored
0
Games
2
Highest Runs Scored
1
Highest Runs Scored No
Hundreds Scored
0
Innings Batted
4
Mins Batted
63
Not Out
0
Runs Conceded
0
Runs Scored
2
Sixes Scored
0
Strike Rate
4.76
Twenty20 Known Name
Bowling
Balls Bowled
0
Bowling Average
0
Catches
1
Economy Rate
0
Five Wickets
0
Overs Bowled
0
Ten Wickets
0
Total Balls Bowled
0
Total Overs Bowled
0.0
Wickets Taken
0

English Specsavers County Championship Division One 2016

Batting
Balls Faced
1180
Batting Average
25.62
Fifties Scored
1
Fours Scored
70
Games
13
Highest Runs Scored
135
Highest Runs Scored No
Hundreds Scored
2
Innings Batted
22
Mins Batted
1545
Not Out
1
Runs Conceded
11
Runs Scored
538
Sixes Scored
1
Strike Rate
45.59
Bowling
Balls Bowled
0
Bowling Average
0
Catches
10
Economy Rate
11.00
Five Wickets
0
Innings Bowled
1
Overs Bowled
1
Ten Wickets
0
Total Balls Bowled
6
Total Overs Bowled
1.0
Wickets Taken
0

Next MatchSussex V Somerset

30/04/2017 11:00 - The 1st Central County Ground

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