Ashes / Players / Trevor Bailey

Trevor Bailey      

Full name Trevor Edward Bailey

Born December 3, 1923, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Died February 10, 2011, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex (aged 87 years 69 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Essex

Nickname Barnacle, The Boil

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Commentator, Journalist, Author

Education Dulwich College; Cambridge University

Trevor Edward Bailey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 61 91 14 2290 134* 29.74 1 10 2 32 0
First-class 682 1072 215 28641 205 33.42 28 150 426 0
List A 7 7 1 93 38 15.50 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 61 95 9712 3856 132 7/34 11/98 29.21 2.38 73.5 5 5 1
First-class 682 116659 48170 2082 10/90 23.13 2.47 56.0 110 13
List A 7 504 290 11 4/37 4/37 26.36 3.45 45.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Leeds, Jun 11-14, 1949 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 13-18, 1959 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1967
List A span 1963 - 1967
Profile

Trevor Bailey was one of the hardest, most doughty opponents you would wish to meet. An outstanding fast-medium bowler, brilliant fielder and generally dull batsman, whose resolute defence, rescued England from many a fix and earned him the nickname "Barnacle".

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Aug 16, 2010

Trevor Bailey with his wife, son and daughter

Trevor Bailey with his wife, son and daughter

© Ijaz Chaudhry

Nov 18, 1958

Trevor Bailey on tour with England

Trevor Bailey on tour with England

© Getty Images

Jun 8, 1957

Trevor Bailey leads Essex out at Colchester in 1957

Trevor Bailey leads Essex out at Colchester in 1957

© Colchester CC

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1950

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 126/6 (38.2 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 143/3 (35 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 25/0 (10 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 22/0 (6.5 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 227/5 (67 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 21/1 (10 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 251/3 (66 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 & 44/2 (19 ov) Yorkshire 391
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton
Sep 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days