Full Name: Nicholas Richard Denis Compton
Born: June 26 1983 , Durban, South Africa
Other teams: England, England Lions, Somerset
Test debut: India v England, Ahmedabad, Nov 15-19 2012
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-break
The grandson of England great Denis, Nick Compton is a dependable top-order batsman boasting a rock-solid defensive technique and huge reserves of patience. Despite his English heritage, Compton was brought up in South Africa and moved to England when he was a teenager. A classy operator at the crease, Compton impressed at Middlesex as an opening batsman before prospering in the middle order for Somerset, whom he joined prior to the 2010 season. He scored 1,010 LV= County Championship runs in 2011, before attracting wider attention with a stunning start to the following campaign. Incle...