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Sam Billings Wife, Age, Height, IPL, Teams, Stats, Details

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Sam Billings is the product of England’s modern day cricket that has seen English cricket become a dominating force in the limited overs. Billings, hailed as England’s next best wicket-keeper batsman, has been a consistent performer for England, whenever he has got a chance.

Age 31
Wife Sarah Cantlay
(engaged)
Height 5 ft 10 in
Jersey Number 7

His skills and balance while batting are simply remarkable, and have made him one of the most stylish batsman out there currently. Owing to his power hitting abilities, he has been a part of many franchises around the world, and has been a key figure in all of them.

Nickname: Sam, Bilbo, Billo, Rupert

Date of Birth: 15 June 1991

Birth Place: Pembury, Kent, England

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Cancer

Nationality: English

School: Haileybury College

College: Loughborough University

Educational Qualifications: Graduated With A Degree In Sport And Exercise Science

Family

Father: Not Known

Mother: Annie Billings

Sister: Alice Billings

Religion: Christianity

Address: Kent, England

 

Cricket Career

ODI debut: vs New Zealand, 09 June 2015, at Edgbaston

T20I debut: vs New Zealand, 23 June 2015, at Old Trafford

Major Teams: England, England Lions, World XI, Kent, Sydney Sixers, Durban Qalandars, Islamabad United, Bengal Tigers, Kandahar Knights, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals

Nature on field: Energetic

Likes to play against: Australia

Records

  • Sam Billings is only the second player, after Richard Levi, in IPL history to score a half-century on debut.
  • Billings also scored a century on his first class debut for Loughborough MCCU against Northamptonshire in 2011.

Career Turning Point

Billings was a consistent performer for Kent ever since his move from Loughborough MCCU. However, his breakthrough season came in 2015 when he scored 691 runs and became a regular for Kent. After that, his international breakthrough followed.

Hobbies: Playing Football, Squash, Rugby, Tennis

Favourite Cricketers: Joe Root, James Anderson

Favourite Cricket Ground: Lord’s

Sam Billings Girlfriend

Marital Status: Unmarried

Girlfriend name: Sarah Cantlay

Lesser Known Facts

Sam Billings’ parents have a dairy farm in Kent and his father, despite Sam’s success continues with their family business.

Sam’s family is attached to Sports in more ways than just one though as his Grandfather, Ron Billings, was a racquet champion, while his cousin, Tom Billings, is also among world’s best racquet players.

 

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