Gareth Andrew

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Gareth Andrew
Personal information
Full name Gareth Mark Andrew
Born (1983-12-27) 27 December 1983 (age 30)
Yeovil, Somerset, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000–2007 Somerset
2007–present Worcestershire (squad no. 14)
FC debut 21 May 2003 Somerset v Hampshire
LA debut 2 May 2000 Somerset CB v Staffordshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 78 105 92
Runs scored 2,517 1,065 725
Batting average 24.43 18.36 17.68
100s/50s 1/14 1/2 0/4
Top score 180* 104 65*
Balls bowled 10,590 3,386 1,598
Wickets 193 101 81
Bowling average 35.13 34.73 28.09
5 wickets in innings 4 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 5/58 5/31 4/22
Catches/stumpings 27/– 37/– 23/–
Source: CricketArchive, 25 May 2013

Gareth Mark Andrew (born 27 December 1983 in Yeovil, Somerset) is an English cricketer who plays for Worcestershire. He is a fast medium bowler and left-handed batsman. He toured Australia with the England Under-17 team in 1997, made his debut for the Somerset 2nd XI in 1999 and played for the Somerset Cricket Board in the Nat West Bank Trophy in 2000 and the C&G Trophy in 2001. He made his first-class debut for Somerset in 2003 and also played that season for England Under-19 against South Africa Under-19. He has featured in 11 first-class matches, 43 domestic one-day matches and 30 Twenty20 matches so far in his career. His best bowling in first-class cricket is 4-63 against Sri Lanka 'A' in 2004.

Currently he has not been able to turn his early promise into consistent performances at first-class level, and after being restricted to the Somerset Second XI for the 2007 season, agreed to move to Worcestershire for 2008.[1] Since moving to Worcestershire his performances with the bat have improved and he has hit a number of half centuries for the team, added to some impressive knocks in the shorter format game. In his first season he was the leading wicket taker in NatWest Pro40 Division 1 with 12 wickets.[2]

On 4 January 2011, it was confirmed that Andrew faces 6 months out following a knee operation, Andrew was expected to go in for minor surgery but the injury proved far worse than first feared.[3]

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