Richard Oliver and Chris Russell are Worcestershire Rapids leading run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively after the opening six matches in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Opening batsman Oliver, who last week signed a contract until the end of the 2015 season, has scored 188 runs at an average of 31.33 with a best of 77.

New Zealander Colin Munro is next in line with 121 runs including three 30 plus scores and the most sixes by a Worcestershire batsman – six.

Ross Whiteley, the six-hitting hero against Durham Jets last weekend, Moeen Ali and skipper Daryl Mitchell are the other players to score 100 or more runs.

Paceman Russell has the top wicket tally with nine in just four games, including a best of 3-32, after being included in the side after the opening two matches.

Pakistan spin star Saeed Ajmal is next in line with seven victims and has the best economy rate of 6.39 runs per over.

BATTING Oliver: Matches 6, Innings 6, Not Outs 0, Runs 188, Average 31.33

Munro: 6, 6, 0, 121, 20.17

Whiteley 6, 6, 3, 111, 37.00

Ali 4, 4, 0, 101, 25.25

Mitchell 6, 6, 1, 100, 20.00

Kervezee 6, 5, 1, 91, 22.75

Kohler-Cadmore 4, 4, 0, 81, 20.25

Cox 6, 5, 4, 31, 31.00

Andrew 1, 1, 0, 20, 20.00

Ajmal 6, 1, 0, 16, 16.00

Shantry 6, 1, 0, 4, 4.00

D'Oliveira 3, 1, 1, 4, —

Morris 2, 1, 1, 2 —

Russell 4, 0, 0, 0 —

 

BOWLING Russell: Matches 4, Overs 15, Runs 122, Wkts 9, Average 13.56, Economy 8.13

Ajmal 6, 23, 147, 7, 21.00, 6.39

Shantry 6, 23, 204, 4, 51.00, 8.87

Ali 4, 16, 112, 4, 28.00, 7.00

Morris 2, 8, 82, 2, 41.00, 10.25

Munro 6, 8, 64, 2, 32.00, 8.00

Mitchell 6, 10, 86, 1, 86.00, 8.60

D'Oliveira 3, 9, 64, 1, 64.00, 7.11

Whiteley 6, 1, 12, 0, —, 12.00