Full name Robert Ian Dawson
Born March 29, 1970, Exmouth, Devon
Current age 46 years 360 days
Major teams Devon, Gloucestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium, Legbreak
|First-class span||1992 - 1999|
|List A debut||1990|
|Last List A||Devon v Essex at Exmouth, May 3-4, 2005 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|27, 2||Devon||v Cambs||March||4 Sep 2011||Other|
|3||Devon||v Berkshire||Sidmouth||21 Aug 2011||Other|
|4, 0/2, 28||Devon||v Shropshire||Exmouth||7 Aug 2011||Other|
|4, 0, 0/2||Devon||v Wiltshire||Corsham||24 Jul 2011||Other|
|5, 14||Devon||v Cheshire||Torquay||10 Jul 2011||Other|
|19, 78||Devon||v Oxfordshire||Great Tew||26 Jun 2011||Other|
|35||Devon||v Herts||Sidmouth||19 Jun 2011||Other OD|
|18, 8*||Devon||v Dorset||Bournemouth||12 Jun 2011||Other|
|-||Devon||v Bucks||Tring||5 Jun 2011||Other OD|
|42||Devon||v Cornwall||Bovey Tracey||29 May 2011||Other OD|
Dawson was released by Gloucestershire at the end of the 1999 season, and is
yet to find a new county. He made his first class debut in 1992, achieving
A top-order batsman, Dawson has the talent, but seems to lack in the mental toughness required in the first class game. He played just one first class match in 1999, before being told his contract wouldnt be renewed.
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