Nigel Gadsby

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Nigel Gadsby
Personal information
Full name Nigel Timothy Gadsby
Born (1961-02-01) 1 February 1961 (age 54)
Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
Relations Brian Gadsby (father)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1978–2004 Cambridgeshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 22
Runs scored 344
Batting average 17.20
100s/50s –/2
Top score 63
Balls bowled 235
Wickets 7
Bowling average 32.57
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/44
Catches/stumpings 5/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 April 2011

Nigel Timothy Gadsby (born 1 February 1961) is a former English cricketer. Gadsby was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break. He also played field hockey. He was born in Wimpole, Cambridgeshire. He was educated at Felsted School and later at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.

Gadsby made his debut for Cambridgeshire in the 1978 Minor Counties Championship against Suffolk. Gadsby played Minor counties cricket for Cambridgeshire from 1978 to 2004, which included 162 Minor Counties Championship matches[1] and 37 MCCA Knockout Trophy matches.[2] In 1982, he made his List A debut against Warwickshire in the NatWest Trophy. He played 21 further List A matches for Cambridgeshire, the last coming against Northamptonshire in 2004 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[3] In his 22 List A matches, he scored 344 runs at a batting average of 17.20, with two half centuries and a high score of 63.[4] This came against Middlesex in the 1983 NatWest Trophy, with his innings being ended by John Emburey.[5] With the ball he took 7 wickets at a bowling average of 32.57, with best figures of 3/44.[6]

In his youth he played field hockey for Cambridgeshire, making over 100 appearances. His father Brian played List A and Minor counties cricket for Cambridgeshire, as well as hockey for the county.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Nigel Gadsby". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Nigel Gadsby". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played by Nigel Gadsby". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Nigel Gadsby". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cambridgeshire v Middlesex, 1983 NatWest Trophy". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Nigel Gadsby". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 

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