Mark Phythian

Mark John Phythian (born 26 April 1985) is an English cricketer. Phythian is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and educated at Oundle School.[1]

Mark Phythian
Personal information
Full nameMark John Phythian
Born (1985-04-26) 26 April 1985 (age 35)
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Domestic team information
2005–2007Durham UCCE
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 7
Runs scored 158
Batting average 22.57
100s/50s –/1
Top score 62*
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 15/1
Source: Cricinfo, 20 August 2011

While studying for his degree at Durham University,[1] Phythian made his first-class debut for Durham UCCE against Somerset in 2005. He made six further first-class appearances for the university, the last of which came against Lancashire in 2007.[2] In his seven first-class matches, he scored 158 runs at an average of 22.57, with a high score of 62 not out. Behind the stumps he took 15 catches and made a single stumping.[3] His highest score of 62, which was his only first-class fifty, came against Nottinghamshire in 2006.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Player profile: Mark Phythian". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Mark Phythian". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Mark Phythian". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Durham UCCE v Nottinghamshire, 2006". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 August 2011.

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