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Alan Butcher      

Full name Alan Raymond Butcher

Born January 7, 1954, Croydon, Surrey

Current age 61 years 111 days

Major teams England, Glamorgan, Surrey

Nickname Butch, Budgie

Batting style Left-hand bat

Other Coach

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Heath Clark Grammar School

Relation Brother - MS Butcher, Brother - IP Butcher, Son - MA Butcher, Son - GP Butcher

Alan Raymond Butcher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 34 20 17.00 156 21.79 0 0 3 0 0 0
ODIs 1 1 0 14 14 14.00 26 53.84 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 402 684 60 22667 216* 36.32 46 123 185 0
List A 359 340 34 9619 140 31.43 7 56 85 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 12 9 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 402 10008 5433 141 6/48 38.53 3.25 70.9 1 0
List A 359 3788 2529 75 5/19 5/19 33.72 4.00 50.5 2 1 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 20, 1980 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1972 - 1998
List A span 1971 - 1990/91
Profile

Alan Butcher was a stylish left-hand opener, particularly strong off the back foot, who captained Surrey and, in his twilight years, Glamorgan. He spent several of his formative years in Australia after his parents emigrated there, and on his return started his career as a left-arm fastish bowler before slipping into the role of specialist batsman.

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Aug 1, 2011

Alan Butcher speaks to the media on the eve of Zimbabwe's return to Tests, Harare, August 1 2011

Alan Butcher speaks to the media on the eve of Zimbabwe's return to Tests

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Aug 1, 2011

Alistair Campbell, Brendan Taylor and Alan Butcher at the announcement of Zimbabwe's Test team, Harare, August 1 2011

Alistair Campbell, Brendan Taylor and Alan Butcher at the announcement of Zimbabwe's Test team

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Feb 27, 2011

Zimbabwe players watch as coach Alan Butcher demonstrates a point, Nagpur, February 27, 2011

Zimbabwe players watch as coach Alan Butcher demonstrates a point

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1991

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 265 Durham 339 & 115/2
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 & 253/6 Derbyshire 545/9d
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 & 296/4 Hampshire 276
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 252 & 148/3 (f/o)
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 429 Leics 305 & 44/1
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 & 310 Middlesex 317 & 31/0
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 & 95/2 Essex 610/8d
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 & 108/2 Yorkshire 303
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