Tom Banton Wiki Biography: Tom Banton is an English Cricketer. He is a Right Hande Batsman and a dynamic wicketkeeper. Tom debuted in T-20 cricket in 2017 for Somerset country cricket club and in International cricket for England in 2019. He has also made his first-class cricket debut for Somerset in 2018.
Tom Banton was recruited by Brisbane Heat in Australian Big Bash League 2019-20, where he completed his half-century in just 19 balls with five consecutive sixes. He has also played in Pakistan Premier League for Peshwar Zalmi and in an auction for Indian Premier League 2020, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 1 Crore.
Tom Banton Biography
Tom Banton was born on 11th November 1998 in Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, England. His father Colin Banton was also a cricketer. He completed his schooling from Bromsgrove School and graduation from King’s College, Taunton. Since childhood, he wanted to be cricket and he started playing at a very young age.
|Full Name||Thomas Banton|
|Date Of Birth||11th November 1998|
|Birth Place||Buckinghamshire, England|
|Fathers Name||Colin Banton|
|Mothers Name||Not Known|
|Home Town||Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, England|
|College||King’s College, Taunton|
Tom Banton is a tall and handsome cricketer with 5.9 feet height and 70kg weight. His eyes and hair colour is black. He is only 21 years old(as in 2020).
Tom Banton Cricket Career
|Twenty20 Debut||In 2017 For Somerset|
|International Debut||In 2019 For England|
|T20I||In 2019, England vs New Zealand|
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Some Interesting Facts About Tom Banton
- Tom Banton is inspired by his father Colin Banton, as he learnt cricket from his father.
- He also has a brother named J Banton, Tom loves his brother a lot.
- Apart from cricket Tom also plays hockey and he was the part of England Under-17 hockey team.
- In his college days, he used to play cricket under the guidance of Professor Phil Lewis.
- He gained huge popularity in 2019 domestic cricket tournament.
- When he was playing in Australian Big Bash League 2019-20, he completed scored 56 runs in just 19 balls with five consecutive sixes.
- The score of 56 in 19 balls includes two fours and seven sixes.
- He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in Indian Premier League 2020 Auction for 1 Crore.
- He has made only one century in Twenty20 cricket.
- In T-20 International he has the strike rate of 164.
- He is a dynamic wicketkeeper and a right-handed batsman.
- Tom Banton is an opener batsman.
- He was also signed by Peshwar Zalmi in Pakistan Premier League in 2019.
- Tom Banton’s father was born in South Africa but he played for England.
- He has scored a total of 798 runs in Twenty20, 524 runs in List A, 570 in first class and 56 in T20I.
- In first-class cricket, he has scored a high score of 79 runs.
- In Twenty20 his strike rate is 161.
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