Never let people tell you cricket is a game of numbers. It’s a game of moments. Of memories. Some hazier than others. Tom won’t tell you about the Eton Max, the multiple Rathbones awards, the weeks on the treatment table, the games endured with blood dripping from his Sports Direct socks, the Test scalps, the five Michelles (more than the rest of the squad put together), the (Sir) Ali Cook two-way masterclass, the fast-developing knuckle ball. No, Tom’s a man of few words, he likes to get the ball to talk for him. And boy, does it talk. Here are those numbers, for what they’re worth:

Matches Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Average Economy rate
152 748.5 62 3842 145 26.5 5.13