Olly Stone Bio

Oliver Peter Stone is an English cricketer who was born in Norwich, Norfolk on October 9, 1993. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler who serves his team as a bowler. He has been a bowler for England in all three forms of international cricket since 2018.

Background

Olly Stone was born in Norwich, England, and attended Thorpe St. Andrew School there before he graduated. He became interested in cricket whilst at school and went on to play for school teams before going on to county cricket clubs.

Debut

On May 27, 2012, Olly Stone made his List A debut for Northamptonshire against Warwickshire in Northampton. He was given the chance to bat as well as bowl, but he was unable to make an impression in the match, scoring 0 runs and taking 0 wickets. Warwickshire won the match by eight wickets.
Olly Stone made his First Class debut for Northamptonshire against Yorkshire at Leeds on 30 May 2012. In this match, which ended in a tie, he took one wicket in 16 overs and scored 13 runs.
On 14 July 2011, Olly Stone made his T20 debut against Durham and was bowled on the first ball of his career. In that contest, he was defeated by Paul Collingwood, who scored a hattrick. Durham was triumphant in this match as well.

Olly Stone made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka at Dambulla on October 10, 2010. Because of the rain, the match was limited to 15 overs and then called off, so he was unable to engage in that match.

On July 24, 2019, Olly Stone took three wickets in his first Test match against Ireland. England dominated the match by a score of 143 runs.

Club Career

Olly Stone began playing cricket for his home team of Norfolk in 2010 and continued for two years. In 2011, he also joined the Northamptonshire County team and made his T20 debut for them. Until 2016, he played 30 matches for Northamptonshire and took 112 First Class wickets. Following his knee injury, Northamptonshire released him. In 2017, he was signed by Warwickshire for a three-year contract and currently plays for them.

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