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Gordon Parsons      

Full name Gordon James Parsons

Born October 17, 1959, Slough, Buckinghamshire

Current age 55 years 190 days

Major teams Boland, Buckinghamshire, Griqualand West, Leicestershire, Orange Free State, Orange Free State Country Districts, Warwickshire

Nickname Bulldog

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 338 449 100 6763 76 19.37 0 29 147 0
List A 351 216 81 1941 63* 14.37 0 1 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 338 49923 24509 809 9/72 30.29 2.94 61.7 19 1
List A 351 16131 10947 356 4/12 4/12 30.75 4.07 45.3 7 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1978 - 1997
List A span 1979 - 1997
Profile

'Bullhead', as he was affectionately known on the county circuit circa the 1980s, employed a run-up which began in Derbyshire and he arrived at the crease at roughly the same velocity as a man fired from a circus cannon. OK, so the intimidation factor took a bit of a nosedive when the ball came out of his hand like a piece of churchyard confetti, but this never deterred Gordon when he got one past the bat. He is currently coaching the Highveld Lions in South Africa's domestic circuit.
Martin Johnson, The Daily Telegraph

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Sep 17, 1981

David Gower, Gordon Parsons, Andy Roberts and Chris Balderstone wait to bat during a floodlit Lambert & Butler match at Stamford Bridge, September 17, 1981

Leicestershire players wait to bat ... in a dugout

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

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