Chris Adams (cricketer)

Chris Adams
Personal information
Full nameChristopher John Adams
Born (1970-05-06) 6 May 1970 (age 47)
Whitwell, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
NicknameGrizzly, Grizwold
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting styleRight-hand batsman
Bowling styleRight-arm offbreak
RoleMiddle-order batsman
International information
National side
  • England
Test debut (cap 598)25 November 1999 v South Africa
Last Test18 January 2000 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 149)21 May 1998 v South Africa
Last ODI28 January 2000 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
1998-2008 Sussex (squad no. 1)
1998-1999Australian Capital Territory
Career statistics
Runs scored104711953511481
Batting average13.0017.7538.6839.72
Top score3142239163
Balls bowled120-32881217
Bowling average59.00-47.1938.03
5 wickets in innings---1
10 wickets in match----
Best bowling1/42-4/285/16
Source: Cricinfo, 27 July 2009


Resource: Cricinfo, 27 July 2009 Christopher John Adams (given birth to 6 Might 1970) is a past British first-class cricketer who have briefly represented his country at Ensure that you 1 DAY International level. He’s the existing interim head trainer from the Dutch national group.


An aggressive right-handed batsman, occasional right-arm away spin bowler and expert slip fielder, Adams enjoyed an effective first-class profession for Derbyshire and Sussex.Adams made his first-class debut while an eighteen-year-old for Derbyshire in a single match the 1988 time of year and stayed presently there before 1997 time of year, when he still left to become listed on Sussex while captain. He's the longest providing region captain in Sussex's background. He captained Sussex towards the 2003, 2006 and 2007 Region Championship game titles, and was among five Wisden Cricketers of the entire year in 2004 for his attempts in the last calendar year.He had a short profession at international level for Britain, playing five Checks and five One-day Internationals between Might 1998 and January 2000. He produced his Check debut in 1999 against South Africa at Johannesburg, and found the crease for his maiden Check innings to handle Allan Donald on the hat-trick, with Britain in the perilous placement of four wickets down for just two runs; he effectively negotiated the hat-trick, but was captured behind off Donald in both innings, for 16 and 1. Failing woefully to reproduce his home type, Adams averaged simply 13 in Checks and 17.75 in ODIs.Inside a first-class job that ran from 1988 until 2008, Adams scored 19,535 operates, with an extraordinary 48 centuries and a highest score of 239.In past due 2006 he agreed a four-year cope with Yorkshire to be both captain and movie director of professional cricket, but dramatically reversed this decision on 14 November, stating that he didn't feel in a position to cope with such a job at this time of his profession. His switch of heart remaining Yorkshire "shell-shocked" but Sussex "delighted".Adams announced he was to stage down while Sussex captain on 14 Sept 2008, guiding Sussex towards the Pro40 Division 1 Title the equal day. He consequently announced his pension from first-class cricket, upon his visit as cricket supervisor of Surrey Region Cricket ClubOn 17 June 2013 it had been announced by Surrey Region Cricket Golf club that Adams have been sacked, together with his first team trainer Ian Salisbury.



England (1999/2000)

English county

Sussex (1998–2008) Derbyshire (1988–1997)

Career bests


Check Debut: vs South Africa, Johannesburg, 1999/2000 Last Check: vs South Africa, Centurion, 1999/2000 Adams' greatest Test batting rating of 31 was produced against South Africa, Cape City, 1999/2000 His greatest Test bowling numbers of just one 1 for 42 came against South Africa, Durban, 1999/2000

One Day International

ODI Debut: vs South Africa, The Oval, 1998 Last ODI: vs Zimbabwe, Cape City, 1999/2000 Adams' best ODI batting score of 42 was produced against South Africa, Cape City, 1999/2000


Adams' best first-class batting rating was 239 His best first-class bowling statistics were 4 for 28

List A Limited Overs

Adams' best List A batting rating was 163 His best List A bowling statistics were 5 for 16


Adams' best 2020 batting rating was 57. His batting hit rate is certainly 119.4 operates per 100 balls faced