Alastair Scott

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Alastair Scott
Personal information
Full name Alastair Martin Gordon Scott
Born (1966-03-31) 31 March 1966 (age 48)
Guildford, Surrey, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Left-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1986 Sussex
1985–1988 Cambridge University
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 28 14
Runs scored 67 6
Batting average 4.18 6.00
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 11* 2*
Balls bowled 5,382 637
Wickets 72 8
Bowling average 39.19 52.25
5 wickets in innings 2
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 5/68 2/32
Catches/stumpings 10/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 22 July 2012

Alastair Martin Gordon Scott (born 31 March 1966) is a former English cricketer. Scott was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm medium pace. He was born at Guildford, Surrey.[1]

While studying at the University of Cambridge, Scott made his first-class debut for Cambridge University against Essex at Fenner's. He made eight further first-class appearances for the university in that season,[2] taking 25 wickets at an average of 35.16, with best figures of 5/68,[3] which came against Nottinghamshire.[4] He was selected to play in the Combined Universities team to play in the 1985 Benson & Hedges Cup, making his List A debut in the tournament against Surrey and making three further appearances in the competition.[5] In 1986, he made seven first-class appearances for the university,[2] taking 18 wickets at an average of 45.22, with best figures of 4/100.[3] He also made a single first-class appearance each for a combined Oxford and Cambridge Universities team against the touring New Zealanders and for Sussex against Worcestershire in the County Championship.[2] He also played in the 1986 Benson & Hedges Cup for the Combined Universities, making four appearances.[5]

In 1987, he made seven first-class appearances for the university,[2] taking 18 wickets at an average of 41.33, with best figures of 5/97,[3] which came in The University Match at Lord's against Oxford University.[6] In List A cricket, he made four appearances for the Combined Universities in the Benson & Hedges Cup.[2] In his final year of studies in 1988, Scott made three first-class appearances, against Surrey, Essex and Middlesex,[2] taking 11 wickets at an average of 35.00, with best figures of 4/66.[3] He appeared in six List A matches for the Combined Universities in the 1988 Benson & Hedges Cup, playing his final match in that format against Essex.[5] In total, he made 26 first-class appearances for the university, taking in his role as a bowler, 70 wickets at an average of 38.14.[7] He was less successful in List A cricket for the Combined Universities, taking just 8 wickets in fourteen matches, which came at an average of 52.25, with best figures of 2/32.[8] He gained a Blue in cricket during his time at Cambridge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "First-Class Matches played by Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "First-class Bowling in Each Season by Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Cambridge University v Nottinghamshire, 1985". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "List A Matches played by Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Oxford University v Cambridge University, 1987". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Alastair Scott". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 

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