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Adam Wheater

Key facts

Full Name: Adam Jack Wheater
Born: February 13 1990 , Whipps Cross
County: Hampshire
Other teams: England Under-19, Essex
Batting Style: Right-hand bat


Wheater emerged as a wicketkeeper-batsman with Essex, but has now established himself behind the stumps with Hampshire. A former England Under-19 international, Wheater had to settle for a position as a specialist batsman due to the presence of experienced gloveman James Foster and Ben Foakes at Chelmsford. After a successful winter in Zimbabwe in 2010-11, Wheater continued to churn out the runs but switched to the Ageas Bowl in a bid to secure regular glove work. Wheater struggled to dislodge Michael Bates in his first season, but became Hampshire’s first-choice keeper in all forms ...

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