Richard Coughtrie

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Richard Coughtrie
Personal information
Full name Richard George Coughtrie
Born (1988-09-01) 1 September 1988 (age 28)
North Shields, Northumberland, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009–2011 Oxford MCCU
2010–2013 Gloucestershire (squad no. 12)
FC debut 11 April 2009 Oxford UCCE v Worcestershire
LA debut 2 June 2011 Gloucestershire v Surrey
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 30 14
Runs scored 909 65
Batting average 19.76 7.22
100s/50s 0/2 0/0
Top score 54* 18
Catches/stumpings 59/1 6/6
Source: CricketArchive, 1 October 2013

Richard Coughtrie (born 1 September 1988) is an English born Scottish cricketer, a wicket-keeper-batsman who most recently played for Gloucestershire. He made his first class debut for Oxford UCCE against Worcestershire in April 2009. Coughtrie is currently studying at Oxford Brookes University.[1] Coughtrie signed a two-year contract with Gloucestershire in November 2010.[2]

County career[edit]

born 1 September 1988, North Shields, Northumberland, Coughtrie made his first-class debut for Oxford UCCE in April 2009 opening the batting scoring 4 and taking two catches in a drawn match.[3] He made debut for Gloucestershire after making a host of second XI appearances against Derbyshire in April 2011. He scored 20 in the first innings, however didn't keep wicket due to first option Jonathan Batty playing. Gloucestershire beat Derbyshire by seven wickets.[4] Coughtrie scored 47 not out in 69 balls in a three-day University match against Cardiff UCCE in April 2011.[5] Coughtrie made 45 in the first innings in a drawn match against Essex in May 2011.[6] In August 2011, Coughtrie made his first-class top score as he made 54 not out to top score in the Gloucestershire first innings against Derbyshire in a seven wicket loss.[7]

On 7 October 2013, it was announced that Gloucestershire were releasing Coughtrie after he played just one Twenty20 match in 2012.[8]

International career[edit]

In September 2012 Coughtrie was called up to the Scotland squad for their tour to South Africa.[9] Coughtrie is eligible due to his Scottish father.[10]

Career best performances[edit]

as of 1 October 2013

Batting
Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 54* Gloucestershire v Derbyshire Derby 2011
T20 18 Gloucestershire Gladiators v Essex Eagles Chelmsford 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Coughtrie Profile". Gloucestershire CCC. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gloucestershire call on Coughtrie". ECB. 23 November 2010. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Oxford UCCE v Worcestershire". ESPN Cricinfo. 11–13 April 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gloucestershire v Derbyshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 8–11 April 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Glouestershire v Cardiff MCCU". Cricket Archive. 20–22 April 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Gloucestershire v Essex". ESPN Cricinfo. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gloucestershire v Derbyshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 10–13 August 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Gloucestershire Cricket bids farewell to Richard Coughtrie". Gloucestershire CCC. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Scotland announce tour party for South Africa". CricketEurope. 23 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "Coughtrie ends seven-year itch". CricketEurope. 2 October 2012. 

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