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Richard Bates      

Full name Richard Terry Bates

Born June 17, 1972, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Current age 42 years 97 days

Major teams Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire Cricket Board

Nickname Blaster, Blast, Batesy, Roland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Bourne Grammar School; Stamford College for Further Education

Richard Terry Bates
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 33 48 12 450 34 12.50 0 0 18 0
List A 71 39 10 240 28* 8.27 0 0 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 33 4879 2520 50 5/88 50.40 3.09 97.5 1 0
List A 71 2714 2177 63 3/21 3/21 34.55 4.81 43.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1993-1999
List A debut 1990
Last List A Cumberland v Nottinghamshire Cricket Board at Keswick, Aug 29, 2002 scorecard
Profile

Richard Bates was an offspinner who in seven seasons never managed to secure a regular place in the Nottinghamshire side, and in 33 matches took only one five-for. But he started coaching for the county during the winter, and after retiring at the end of 1999 he worked for the ECB at both regional and national level. He was appointed as the England women's coach in 2003 and was in charge for four years, during which time he helped them regain the Ashes in 2005. He quit in April 2007 to move, with his family, to Australia.
Martin Williamson April 2007

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Nov 27, 2005

Charlotte Edwards and Richard Bates relax during practice, November 21, 2005

Charlotte Edwards and Richard Bates relax during practice

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Nov 8, 2005

Richard Bates at a press conference as England Women arrive in Sri Lanka, Colombo, November 8, 2005

Richard Bates speaks to the press

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