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Liam Livingstone

Liam Livingstone Introduction

Liam Stephen Livingstone (born 4 August 1993) is an English cricketer who plays for Lancashire and England. Livingstone is a right-handed batter and spin bowler, capable of bowling both right-arm leg and off spin. He is considered to be one of the most destructive hitters in the world in T20 cricket.

Early Life and Family

Livingstone was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. He began playing cricket at a young age and was educated at Furness Academy and Nelson and Colne College.

Early Cricket Career

Livingstone made his first-class debut for Lancashire against Nottinghamshire in April 2016. He made his Twenty20 debut for Lancashire against Leicestershire in May 2015.

International Debut

Livingstone made his international debut for England in a T20I match against South Africa in June 2017. He made his ODI debut for England against India in March 2021. He made his Test debut for England against Pakistan in December 2022.

ODI Career

Livingstone has played 20 ODIs for England, scoring 517 runs at an average of 25.85. He has one century and two half-centuries.

T20I Career

Livingstone has played 36 T20Is for England, scoring 1050 runs at an average of 35.00. He has one century and six half-centuries. He also has 32 wickets at an average of 23.84.

Test Career

Livingstone has played 3 Tests for England, scoring 154 runs at an average of 51.33. He has one half-century.

Records and Achievements

  • Livingstone holds the record for the fastest T20I century by an Englishman, scoring 100 runs in 42 balls against Pakistan in 2021.
  • He also holds the record for the most sixes in a single T20I innings by an Englishman, hitting 10 sixes against Pakistan in 2021.
  • Livingstone was named the Most Valuable Player of the inaugural The Hundred competition in 2021.
  • He was also a member of the England team that won the 2022 T20 World Cup.

Awards and Honors

  • Most Valuable Player of The Hundred (2021)
  • England Player of the Year (2022)

Captaincy Stints

Livingstone has not yet captained any teams at international level. However, he has captained the Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred.


Livingstone has not been involved in any major controversies during his career.

Personal Life

Livingstone is married to his long-term girlfriend, Abi. They have one daughter together.

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