Adam Edward Nicholas Riley (born 23 March 1992) is an English cricketer. Riley is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He was born in Sidcup, Kent.
Riley made his first-class debut for Kent against Northamptonshire in the 2011 County Championship. During the course of the 2011 season, he made five further first-class appearances, the last of which came against Glamorgan, in a match which was the first day/night County Championship match to be played in England. He took his maiden first-class five wicket haul against Loughborough MCCU, taking figures of 5/76. In his fifty-two first-class fixtures to date, he has taken 117 wickets at an average of 36.28.
Riley also made his List A debut in 2011 against Worcestershire in the Clydedale Bank 40. He made five further List A appearances in 2011, taking 5 wickets at an average of 39.40, with best figures of 2/32. He also made his debut in Twenty20 cricket against the touring Indians, claiming the wicket of Rohit Sharma as his maiden in that format.
Opportunities were rare for Riley in 2012, and he only played 5 County Championship games. Although with first-choice spinner James Tredwell featuring more for England extra chances would come his way.
In June 2013, Riley took 7–150 in a County Championship match against Hampshire, an achievement for a player who had taken less than 30 wickets in a first class career that began over 2 years previous.