Bob Gale      

Full name Robert Alec Gale

Born December 10, 1933, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Current age 83 years 347 days

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Legbreak

Education Bedford Modern School

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 242 439 13 12505 200 29.35 15 124 0
List A 9 9 0 204 86 22.66 0 2 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 242 1748 47 4/57 37.19 0 0
List A 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1955 - 1968
List A span 1963 - 1966
Profile

Bob Gale was an attacking opening batsman who forged a successful partnership with Eric Russell. He made his first-class debut for Combined Services in 1955 and after 11 appearances for Middlesex in 1956, was a regular through to 1965. He passed 1000 runs six times, his best summer being 1961 when he made 1981 runs at 31.85. In 1962 he scored his only double hundred - 200 against Glamorgan. He was also able to bowl medium-pace or legspin. He joined the county's committee in 1989 and was chairman of the cricket committee until 1998 and was president from 2001 to 2003.
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