Mike Smedley

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Mike Smedley
Personal information
Full name Michael John Smedley
Born (1941-10-28) 28 October 1941 (age 75)
Maltby, South Yorkshire
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1964–79 Nottinghamshire
FC debut 22 July 1964 Nottinghamshire v Northamptonshire
LA debut 21 May 1966 Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 360 206
Runs scored 16,482 3,674
Batting average 31.21 21.73
100s/50s 28/79 0/14
Top score 149 75
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 261/0 55/0
Source: CricketArchive, 12 February 2017

Michael John ("Mike") Smedley (born 28 October 1941 at Maltby, South Yorkshire) is an English former first-class cricketer. He began his career with Yorkshire and played for the Second XI 1960–62. In 1963, he joined Nottinghamshire and made his first-class debut in 1964. Smedley, right-handed, was a specialist middle order batsman. He was awarded his county cap in 1966 and had his benefit season in 1975, which raised £8,500. He assumed the club captaincy in 1975 and held the post for five seasons until his retirement in 1979.[1]

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jack Bond
Nottinghamshire County cricket captain
1975–79
Succeeded by
Clive Rice