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Graham Napier

Key facts

Full Name: Graham Richard Napier
Born: January 6 1980 , Colchester
County: Essex
Other teams: Central Districts, England Lions, Mumbai Indians, Wellington
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

A hard-hitting all-rounder who bowls brisk seamers, Napier enjoyed brushes with stardom before he shot to fame in 2008 on the back of his remarkable feats in the Twenty20 Cup. Few present at Chelmsford on June 24 will forget Napier’s astonishing 152 not out off just 58 balls against Sussex - the highest score in English Twenty20 cricket. His potential was apparent in the early stages of his career, when he won the Under-19 World Cup with England in 1998, and his 33 scalps in the 2003 National League equalled the record for the most wickets taken by an Essex player in a one-day league c...

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