Stephen Gale

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Stephen Gale
Personal information
Full name Stephen Clifford Gale
Born (1952-06-03) 3 June 1952 (age 64)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
Role Umpire
Domestic team information
Years Team
1975–1987 Shropshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 5
Runs scored 156
Batting average 31.20
100s/50s –/1
Top score 68
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 July 2011

Stephen Clifford Gale (born 3 June 1952) is a former English cricketer and current umpire. Gale was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break. He was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Gale made his debut for Shropshire in the 1975 Minor Counties Championship against Durham. Gale played Minor counties cricket for Shropshire from 1975 to 1987, which included 108 Minor Counties Championship appearances[1] and 7 MCCA Knockout Trophy appearances.[2] He made his List A debut against Yorkshire in the 1976 Gillette Cup. He made 4 further List A appearances, the last of which came against Northamptonshire in 1985 NatWest Trophy.[3] In his 5 List A matches, he scored 156 runs at an average of 31.20, with a high score of 68.[4] This score, his only List A half century, came against Yorkshire in the 1984 NatWest Trophy, which was vital a vital contribution to Shropshire's famous victory.[5]

Gale is currently an umpire, standing in first-class,[6] List A,[7] and Twenty20 matches.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Stephen Gale". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Stephen Gale". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played by Stephen Gale". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Stephen Gale". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Shropshire v Yorkshire, 1984 NatWest Trophy". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Stephen Gale as Umpire in First-Class Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Stephen Gale as Umpire in List A Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Stephen Gale as Umpire in Twenty20 Matches". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 

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