Bopara closes in on T20 milestone


Essex all-rounder Ravi Bopara is nearing 300 career T20 games and could be set to reach the landmark figure in the final Vitality Blast match of the season, when Essex Eagles face Kent Spitfires at The Cloudfm County Ground on Friday.

Ravi made his T20 debut for Essex against Surrey in June 2003 and has gone on to play 298 T20 matches to date.

He’s scored 5,937 runs, with his highest score being 105* and has an average of 26.86. He’s also taken 199 wickets, with his best figures being an impressive 6 wickets for 16 runs.