Darren Gerard

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Darren Gerard
Medal record
Representing  United Kingdom
Cricket
Maccabiah Games
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Maccabiah Cricket

Darren Charles Gerard (born 17 April 1984) is a cricketer who represented the Oxford University in University matches against Cambridge University in 2004 and 2006.[1]

Early and personal life[edit]

Gerard was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, and is Jewish.[2][3] He attended Lochinver House School, Haileybury College, and Oxford University (St. Edmund Hall).[4]

Cricket career[edit]

In the 2004 contest at Lord's he took 5/29 as Oxford won by eight wickets.[5] Gerard was used as a net bowler by England during their tour of South Africa in 2004/05.

Gerard led the Great Britain cricket squad at the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel, where they gained a bronze medal,[6] their first in over 12 years at the Games.

In 2006 he made his first-class debut, taking 2/25.[7]

In 2008, he was named along with Mark Bott and Jason Molins to the Maccabi GB cricket team to represent the United Kingdom at the 2009 Maccabiah Games.[8]

In 2016, Gerard made his debut on the US Cricket team with a loss to the British Army.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Player Oracle: DC Gerard, CricketArchive, Retrieved on 18 February 2009
  2. ^ [cricketarchive.com/Players/67/67127/67127.html]
  3. ^ "A history of Jewish first-class cricketers" | Maccabi Australia
  4. ^ Darren Gerard
  5. ^ Cambridge University v Oxford University, University Match 2004, CricketArchive, Retrieved on 18 February 2009
  6. ^ Gerard eyes Varsity repeat, The Jewish Chronicle, Retrieved on 18 February 2009
  7. ^ Oxford University v Cambridge University, University Match 2006, CricketArchive, Retrieved on 18 February 2009
  8. ^ "Maccabiah Cricket Squads Announced". TotallyJewish.com. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  9. ^ Paceman Gerard leads medal charge, The Jewish Chronicle, Retrieved on 18 February 2009