Vyvian Pike

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Vyvian Pike
Personal information
Full name Vyvian John Pike
Born (1969-08-13) 13 August 1969 (age 44)
Taunton, Somerset, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1997–2001 Dorset
1994–1995 Gloucestershire
1993 Dorset
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 14 5
Runs scored 156 71
Batting average 12.00 17.75
100s/50s –/– –/–
Top score 27 45
Balls bowled 2,367 312
Wickets 31 9
Bowling average 37.74 20.55
5 wickets in innings 1 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 6/41 5/10
Catches/stumpings 5/– 2/–
Source: Cricinfo, 22 March 2010

Vyvian John Pike (born 13 August 1969) is a former English cricketer. Pike was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break.

Pike made his debut for Dorset in the 1993 Minor Counties Championship against Cornwall. In Pike's first spell with the club, he represented Dorset in 5 Minor Counties Championship matches.

In 1994, Pike made his first-class debut for Gloucestershire against Cambridge University. From 1994 to 1995, he played 14 first-class matches for the county, with his final first-class match coming against Glamorgan.

In his 14 first-class matches for the county he scored 156 runs at a batting average of 12.00, with a high score of 27. With the ball he took 31 wickets at a bowling average of 37.74, with a single five wicket haul of 6/41 on debut against Cambridge University.

In 1997, Pike returned to Dorset where he represented the club in 41 Minor County Championship matches from 1997 to 2001, with his final Minor Counties match for the county coming against Berkshire.

Pike made his List-A debut Dorset team against Hampshire in the 1998 NatWest Trophy. Pike represented the Dorset in 5 List-A matches from 1998 to 2001, with his final List-A match for the county coming against Bedfordshire in the 2nd round of the 2001 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.

In his 5 List-A matches for Dorset, Pike scored 71 runs at an average of 17.75, with a high score of 45. With the ball he took 9 wickets at a bowling average of 20.55, with a single five wicket haul of 5/20 against Norfolk in the 2000 NatWest Trophy.

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