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Nick Compton

Key facts

Full Name: Nicholas Richard Denis Compton
Born: June 26 1983 , Durban, South Africa
County: Somerset
Other teams: England, Middlesex, England U19
Test debut: India v England, Ahmedabad, Nov 15-19 2012
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-break

Biography

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 and has since prospered 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.Inclemen...

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