Gareth Rees (cricketer)

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Gareth Rees
Personal information
Full name Gareth Peter Rees
Born (1985-04-08) 8 April 1985 (age 29)
Swansea, Wales
Nickname Gums
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left-arm medium pace
Role Opening batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2003–2005 Wales Minor Counties
2006–2014 Glamorgan (squad no. 28)
First-class debut 26 July 2006 Glamorgan v Gloucestershire
List A debut 28 August 2003 Wales Minor Counties v Denmark
Career statistics
Competition FC OD T20
Matches 101 51 27
Runs scored 5,514 1,535 350
Batting average 33.21 35.69 16.66
100s/50s 13/30 3/10 –/–
Top score 154 123* 38
Balls bowled 37 3 12
Wickets 0 0 0
Bowling average - - -
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling - - -
Catches/stumpings 79/– 13/– 7/–
Source: Cricinfo, 22 October 2013

Gareth Peter Rees (born 8 April 1985 in Swansea) is a Welsh cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm medium-pace bowler who plays for Glamorgan.

Rees represented Wales U17s at rugby and was a prominent member of the successful Felinfoel Youth Rugby team. He graduated with first class honours in Maths and Physics from the University of Bath.

In 2003 Rees played for Wales Minor Counties and Glamorgan's 2nd XI. He finally made his County Championship debut against Gloucestershire at Cheltenham. He won his county cap in 2009. Rees also represented the MCC in the opening game of the 2012 season against Lancashire.

By the end of the 2013 season, Rees was still going strong for Glamorgan, having scored two centuries during the season in the County Championship.

Rees retired from professional cricket at the end of the 2014 season to complete his Masters of Business and Administration at the University of Bath.

Career best performances[edit]

as of 22 October 2013

Batting
Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 154 Glamorgan v Surrey The Oval 2009
LA 123* Glamorgan Dragons v Essex Eagles Chelmsford 2009
T20 38 Glamorgan Dragons v Essex Eagles Chelmsford 2011

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