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Monty Panesar

01 January, 1970

An attacking left-arm spinner with a classical action.The first Sikh to represent England at cricket.

Full name : Mudhsuden Singh Panesar

Born : April 25, 1982, Luton, Bedfordshire

Current age : 24 years 188 days

Major teams : England, British Universities, Loughborough UCCE, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northamptonshire

Batting style : Left-hand bat

Bowling style : Slow left-arm orthodox

Height : 6.01 ft

Education : Stopsley High School, Bedford; Loughborough University

Statsguru Test player


 

 Batting and fielding averages
class  mat  inns  no  runs  hs  ave  bf  sr  100  50  4s  6s  ct  st
Tests   10   13   8   51   26   10.20   153   33.33   0   0   6   1   2   0
First-class   49   62   26   304   39*   8.44   920   33.04   0   0         13   0
List A   11   7   4   50   16*   16.66   74   67.56   0   0         3   0
Twenty20   6   1   0   2   2   2.00   5   40.00   0   0   0   0   0   0

 Bowling averages
class  mat  balls  runs  wkts  bbi  bbm  ave  econ  sr  4  5  10
Tests   10   2408   1037   32   5/72   8/93   32.40   2.58   75.25   0   2   0
First-class   49   11667   5428   185   7/181      29.34   2.79   63.06   9   11   2
List A   11   486   337   11   5/20   5/20   30.63   4.16   44.18   0   1   0
Twenty20   6   144   195   8   2/22   2/22   24.37   8.12   18.00   0   0   0

 Career statistics
 
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Test debut  India v England at Nagpur - Mar 1-5, 2006 scorecard
Last Test  England v Pakistan at The Oval - Aug 17-20, 2006 scorecard
First-class span  2006
List A span  2002 - 2006
Twenty20 span  2006

 Notes
NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

 Profile

Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known in the game as Monty, has quickly established himself a national hero following a series-winning display against Pakistan. He has answered every question that has been thrown his way and is quickly making Ashley Giles appear a cricketer of the past. Panesar made the well-trodden path from Bedfordshire, where he was born, to Northamptonshire, progressing through the youth teams until he was chosen to play for England Under-19s, which he did for two seasons. He then made his first-class debut, marking the game against Leicestershire with a return of eight for 131 in the match and four for 11 in the second innings. However, first-team opportunities have been limited and after a mere two appearances in 2001 he played only six first-class matches in 2002. Even so, he took 17 wickets at just over 32 each and did enough to earn himself a place in the National Academy squad in Australia during the winter. A fine season in 2005, where he took 46 Championship wickets at 21.54, was followed by a stint at the Darren Lehmann Academy in Adelaide, and led to calls from his coach at Northamptonshire, Kepler Wessels, for him to be picked for England's tour of India in February. Wessels got his wish and Panesar was handed his debut at Nagpur, picking up Sachin Tendulkar as his first Test wicket, followed by Mohammad Kaif and Rahul Dravid. That certainly wasn't a bad way to start but his career really took over during his first international home season as he spun England to series success against Pakistan. At Old Trafford he made the most of a helpful surface with eight wickets, then at Headingley he was England's best bowler on a run-filled strip. His ability to nail the key players moved to new levels with Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan regular victims of England's most exciting spinner for 30 years. His fielding is improving with every match while his batting is certainly not the worst England have had at No. 11.


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