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Mike Sturt      

Full name Michael Ormonde Cleasby Sturt

Born September 12, 1941, Wembley, Middlesex

Current age 74 years 233 days

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Michael Ormonde Cleasby Sturt
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 33 35 9 202 26 7.76 0 0 61 10
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1961 - 1978
List A span 1971 - 1971
Profile

Mike Sturt was an excellent keeper, although a limited batsman, who had the misfortune to be at Middlesex at the same time as John Murray, and so his appearances were limited to the occasions when Murray was on international duty. His successful career in the City further limited his opportunities, but he answered an SOS in 1976, after a nine-year absence, when the county were hit by a keeping crisis, and showed he had lost none of his touch, playing a key part in Middlesex's first Championship title in 27 years. He went on to play an active role in both MCC and Middlesex and succeeded Mike Murray as the county's chairman in 1993.
Martin Williamson

Latest Photos

Sep 4, 1976

Mike Sturt

Mike Sturt

© The Cricketer International

Jul 29, 1976

Mike Sturt pulls off a neat stumping in 1976

Mike Sturt pulls off a neat stumping in 1976

© Getty Images

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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