Craig Neil Miles (born 20 July 1994) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Warwickshire. A right-handed batsman and right-hand medium pace bowler he made his first-class debut for Gloucestershire against Northamptonshire in May 2011. In doing so, at 16, he became the fourth youngest player to represent Gloucestershire in a first-class match.[1] Miles signed a three-year contract for Gloucestershire in November 2010, but did not become a full-time professional player until 2013. He was born at Swindon in Wiltshire and studied at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.[1]

County career

Miles made his first-class debut for Gloucestershire in May 2011 against Northamptonshire as a 16-year-old. In the first innings Miles bowled 19 overs for 80 runs also gaining two wickets. His debut first-class victim was Alex Wakely who was caught by Chris Taylor for 32. He made 19 runs in the Gloucestershire innings from 66 including 2 fours, whilst in the second innings he scored 5 in a heavy innings and 6 runs defeat.[2] Miles made his List A debut against Essex in July 2011. He bowled 7 overs with figures of 2 wickets for 32 runs as Gloucestershire won by 4 wickets.[3] Miles also played in the following game against Lancashire, however bowled just 4 overs and went for 31 runs.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Gloucester's 16-year-old seamer Craig Miles has memorable day against Northamptonshire". The Telegraph. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 11–14 May 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Gloucestershire v Essex". ESPN Cricinfo. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Gloucestershire v Lancashire". ESPN Cricinfo. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011.

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