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Adrian Pierson      

Full name Adrian Roger Kirshaw Pierson

Born July 21, 1963, Enfield, Middlesex

Current age 51 years 65 days

Major teams Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Somerset, Warwickshire

Nickname Stick, Skirlogue, Bunny, Bunn

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Kent College, Canterbury, Hatfield Poly

Adrian Roger Kirshaw Pierson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 180 224 70 2651 108* 17.21 1 5 87 0
List A 119 68 30 385 31* 10.13 0 0 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 180 27324 13787 363 8/42 37.98 3.02 75.2 14 0
List A 119 4887 3570 100 5/36 5/36 35.70 4.38 48.8 1 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1985-2001
List A span 1985-2001
Profile

A tall and wiry offspinner, Adrian Pierson had a much-travelled career - he was on the Lord's groundstaff from where he joined Warwickshire (1985-1991), Leicestershire (1993-97), Somerset (1998-2000) and finally Derbyshire (2001). His best time was at Leicestershire where he was given a regular first-team slot and in 1996 he helped them to the Championship with 48 wickets. He took over as Derbyshire's 2nd XI coach in 2002 and moved to the first team the following summer, but it was a brief and unsuccessful time. He was fired at the end of the summer and left with a stinging attack on interfering committee members and claiming he had been made a scapegoat. He now works as a commercial pilot.
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Latest Photos

Apr 9, 2002

Taken at the 2002 Derbys CCC photocall

Adrian Pierson , thumbnail portrait 2002

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May 2, 2001

Adrian Pierson taken at the Derbyshire photocall, April 2001

Adrian Pierson taken at the Derbyshire photocall

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 289 Leics 25/2
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 84 Essex 198/3
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 357
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 179 Kent 83/4
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 214
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 300/7
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 201 Warwickshire 77/1
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 241/9
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