Michael Gear (cricketer)

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Michael Gear
Personal information
Full name Michael Eric Gear
Born (1945-12-07) 7 December 1945 (age 68)
Bath, Somerset, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1988 Bedfordshire
1983–1984 Buckinghamshire
1973 Minor Counties South
1970–1982 Bedfordshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 9
Runs scored 90
Batting average 10.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 22
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 May 2011

Michael Eric Gear (born 7 December 1945) is a former English cricketer. Gearwas a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break. He was born in Bath, Somerset.

Gear first played for Bedfordshire in the Minor Counties Championship in 1970 against Cambridgeshire. His List A debut for the county came in the 1970 Gillette Cup against Buckinghamshire. He played 5 further List A matches for Bedfordshire, the last coming against Somerset in the 1982 NatWest Trophy.[1] While representing Bedfordshire, he played 3 List A matches for Minor Counties South in the 1973 Benson & Hedges Cup.[1] He played Minor counties cricket for Bedfordshire until 1982,[2] before joining Buckinghamshire for the 1984 season. He played Minor Counties cricket for the county until 1984, which also included 2 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches in 1983 against Devon and Bedfordshire.[2][3] Gear also played a single List A match for Buckinghamshire in the 1984 NatWest Trophy against Lancashire, before ending his career four years later with Bedfordshire.[2][3]

He also played Second XI cricket for the Surrey Second XI from 1965 to 1967.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Michael Gear". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Michael Gear". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Michael Gear". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Teams Michael Gear played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 

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