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Phil Weston

Phil Weston

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Key facts

Full Name: William Philip Christopher Weston
Born: June 16, 1973, Durham
County: Derbyshire
Other teams: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left Arm Medium

Biography

A solid opening batsman, Weston works the ball around and accumulates runs steadily. He made his first-class debut for Worcestershire in 1991 after a successful Under-19 tour of New Zealand. As he got older, a lack of first-team chances meant that Weston chose to move to Gloucestershire for the 2003 season. He made an instant impression and the highlight of his career came with a match-winning century in the Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy final of 2004 against Worcestershire. He topped the totesport league batting averages for Gloucestershire in 2005, scoring 304 runs at an average...

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