To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies. But most of and were also spent with Somerset. Trending Biography Kay Adams. Retrieved 10 March Having left Middlesex because he wanted a fresh challenge, Compton subsequently signed for Somerset on a multi-year contract,  where he was expected to bat in the top three. The year-old grandson of England great Denis Compton did not play for his county Middlesex in Selected to open the batting for England after a prolific domestic season inhe didn't do too much wrong in nine Tests but England concluded Compton was not the man for the national side.
Compton was recalled during a series victory in South Africa in but he played just three more Tests, his international career ending against Sri Lanka two years ago.
Nick Compton Biography
Compton was born and raised in DurbanNatal ProvinceSouth Africathe son of former first-class cricketer Richard Compton and Zimbabwean mother Glynis who had backgrounds in public relations and journalism. His father, Richard, and uncle, Patrick were professional cricket player and have played first-class cricket for Natal in South Africa. Former England batsman Nick Compton announced his retirement from cricket on Thursday. Compton scored just one run in the first innings, but completed his first half century for England in the second innings, as he finished 64 not out. He only played in one first-class match in but scored his debut half-century in the match against Cambridge UCCE.