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David Gibson      

Full name David Gibson

Born May 1, 1936, Mitcham, Surrey

Died June 7, 2012, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia (aged 76 years 37 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 185 211 45 3143 98 18.93 0 11 76 0
List A 18 15 9 104 29* 17.33 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 185 12266 552 7/26 22.22 26 1
List A 18 1015 585 16 3/42 3/42 36.56 3.45 63.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1957 - 1969
List A span 1963 - 1969
Profile

David Gibson, a fast bowler who was not quite good enough with the bat to be classified as an allrounder, took ten wickets in the match against Gloucestershire on his County Championship debut in 1957 - a feat he never repeated - but that was one of only two appearances that summer. The following season, in which Surrey won the seventh and last title in their remarkable sequence of championships, he played in almost half their matches as he deputised for the unwell Alec Bedser. Thereafter he was a regular in the side, and in 1965 his claims to be an allrounder where underlined when he came within four runs of making 1000 in the season, and allied to his 86 wickets it was his best summer. He also made his two best scores of 95 and 98. But cartlidge trouble, which ultimately ended his career, limited his appearances in 1966 and he was never again fit enough to hold down a regular place, although he scored 300 runs and took 18 wickets in eight matches in 1967. He eventually retired at the end of 1969. In 185 matches he took 552 wickets at 22.22 and scored 3143 runs at 18.93. He moved into coaching - for a time he ran Surrey's 2nd XI and played for them in 1979 and 1980- before emigrating to Australia.

Latest Photos

Sep 4, 1965

David Gibson is trapped lbw for 0, Surrey v Yorkshire, Gillette Cup final, Lord's, September 4, 1965

David Gibson is trapped lbw for 0 during the 1965 Gillette Cup final

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 76/1 (17.2 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions won by 56 runs
Division 2: Essex Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Yorkshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey won by 66 runs
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs won by 51 runs
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire won by 191 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants won by 170 runs
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset won by 33 runs (D/L method)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Middlesex Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
Division 2: Neth Women v Wales Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
Division 3: Shrop Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 14:02 EDT | 13:02 CDT | 11:02 PDT)
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