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Craig Overton

Key facts

Full Name: Craig Overton
Born: April 10 1994 , Barnstaple, Devon
County: Somerset
Other teams: England Lions, England Under-19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

Overton is a promising all-rounder at Somerset who followed in the footsteps of twin brother Jamie by earning a call-up to England’s Under-19 squad in December 2011. He and Jamie made their first-class and List A debuts in 2012 when Craig made his England U19 bow and was retained for the age-group World Cup. A stress fracture to the back ruined his 2013 season but he was still placed on the ECB Potential Emerging Player Programme in South Africa at the start of 2014. He played 12 games in 2014 and earned himself a call-up to the England Lions squad for the first time. Although he struggled ...

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