Personal Information

Full Name Reece James William Topley
Born February 21, 1994 Ipswich, Suffolk
Age 30 Years, 3 Months, 22 Days
National Side England
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Left-arm fast medium
Sport Cricket

Ranking

Test ODI T20
Batting - 301 915
Bowling - 40 14

Man of the Match

Test ODI T20 World Cup CL
- 1 1 0 -

Career Information

Teams Played England, Essex, England XI, Hampshire, Surrey, Royal Challengers Bengaluru, England Under-19, Sussex, Melbourne Renegades, England Lions, Islamabad United, Bangla Tigers, Multan Sultans, Northern Warriors, Northern Superchargers, Oval Invincibles, Team Morgan, Durban's Super Giants, Dubai Capitals, MI Emirates
Career Span

Reece James William Topley Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s AVG S/R CT ST Ducks R/O
ODI
29 15 11 35 15* v AFG 0 0 3 1 8.75 50.00 7 0 5 0 2
World Cup
3 3 2 16 15* v AFG 0 0 3 0 16.00 177.77 - - 0 0 2
T20I
26 8 6 13 9 v IND 0 0 1 0 6.50 81.25 6 0 4 1 3
IPL
5 1 1 3 3* v LSG 0 0 0 0 - 50.00 1 0 0 0 6
SA20
20 4 3 5 5* v PC 0 0 1 0 5.00 71.42 2 0 3 0 6
ttwenty_domestic
122 26 19 65 14* v HUR 0 0 5 2 9.28 79.26 26 0 8 0 6
ILT20_non_domestic
1 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0 - 0.00 1 0 0 0 73
ttwenty_non_domestic
2 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0 - 0.00 1 0 0 0 73

Bowling Performance

I O M R W Best 3s 5s AVG E/R S/R Mtc
ODI
29 223 17 1202 46 6/24 v IND 7 1 26.13 5.39 29.08 29 2
World Cup
3 27.4 2 183 8 4/43 v BAN 2 0 22.87 6.61 20.75 3 2
T20I
26 93 0 776 31 3/22 v IND 4 0 25.03 8.34 18.00 26 3
IPL
5 17 0 182 5 2/27 v RR 0 0 36.40 10.70 20.40 5 6
SA20
20 65 2 534 23 3/19 v JSK 3 0 23.21 8.21 16.95 20 6
ttwenty_domestic
119 423 4 3479 165 4/20 v HAM 25 0 21.08 8.22 15.38 119 6
ILT20_non_domestic
1 3 0 26 0 0/26 v MIE 0 0 - 8.66 - 1 73
ttwenty_non_domestic
2 7 0 54 1 1/28 v UAE 0 0 54.00 7.71 42.00 2 73

Reece James William Topley Profile

Reece Topley, a towering left-arm medium-pacer, captured headlines at just 15 years old when he suffered an injury caused by none other than his cricketing idol, Kevin Pietersen. During a practice session, a powerful drive from Pietersen struck Topley on the head, resulting in stitches. However, as a gesture of goodwill, Pietersen gifted him a signed bat, leaving a lasting impression on the young bowler.

Topley's journey began at Essex, where he made his first-class debut in 2011. He made an immediate impact, claiming a five-wicket haul against Kent and following it up with another stellar performance against Middlesex. Despite his cricketing commitments, Topley prioritized his studies, taking a mid-season break to focus on his exams. During this hiatus, he received a call-up to the England U-19 squad for their tour of South Africa in 2011.

The talented left-armer further showcased his potential in the U-19 World Cup in 2012, emerging as the tournament's top wicket-taker with 19 scalps. His performances earned him a spot in the Lions squad for their tour down under in 2013, where he continued to impress, amassing over 80 wickets across all formats for Essex.

Topley's international breakthrough came in 2015 when he earned his maiden ODI and T20I caps against Australia. Despite initial success, injuries plagued his career, including a broken hand and stress fractures, sidelining him for significant periods. However, he demonstrated resilience, making a comeback and delivering standout performances for Sussex in the T20 competition.

In 2021, Topley returned to the England side, showcasing his skills with a two-wicket haul against India. He continued to excel, achieving a career milestone with a remarkable six-wicket haul against India in 2022, setting a new record for England in an ODI match.

He declined an opportunity to join the Chennai squad for the 2021 Indian T20 League due to COVID concerns and instead represented the Oval Invincibles in the inaugural Men's Hundred. His performances earned him a place in the England squad for the 2022 World T20, although a late injury ruled him out of the tournament.

The year changed, but Reece Topley's battle with injuries persisted. His unfortunate streak began with a shoulder dislocation during Bengaluru's campaign opener against Mumbai in the 2023 Indian T20 League, forcing him out of the tournament prematurely. Subsequently, a fracture on his index finger sidelined him midway through the 2023 ODI World Cup, dealing a significant blow to England's title defence.

Despite these setbacks, Topley's resilience remains unwavering. As he prepares to represent Bengaluru in the 2024 Indian T20 League, he continues to showcase his determination and passion for the game. Topley's journey serves as a testament to the spirit of a true fighter, inspiring others with his unwavering commitment to overcoming adversity and contributing to England's success in the future.