|Full name||Mark Andrew Hardinges|
5 February 1978 |
|Batting style||Right-hand batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium pace|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||17 August 1999 Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire|
|Last First-class||22 July 2008 Gloucestershire v Essex|
|List A debut||19 July 1999
Gloucestershire v Sri Lanka A
|Last List A||30 August 2008 Gloucestershire v Worcestershire|
|Source: CricketArchive, 20 June 2010|
Having made his debut in 1999, Hardinges made important contributions for Gloucestershire and went to Western Australia in an effort to improve his cricket. He played in the 2001 Benson & Hedges Cup final taking one wicket. He was a regular player for his home county until 2008 when he joined Essex for whom he played Twenty20 cricket in 2009.
In 2010, Hardinges was selected as one of 21 players to form the first Unicorns squad to take part in the Clydesdale Bank 40 domestic one day competition against the regular first-class counties. The Unicorns were made up of 15 former county cricket professionals and 6 young cricketers looking to make it in the professional game.