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Some more bad boys

Apr 10, 2008: In January we featured an XI of players who had been barred from the game. Now, in the light of the five-year ban slapped on Shoaib Akhtar by the Pakistan board, here are some more who have been sent to the dog house

Martin Williamson

August 2007

The Jack of all rabbits

Jul 23, 2007: Tail-end Charlies are not what they were. The old England No.11 is an endangered species. Simon Lister marks the passing of an institution with a knock-out for eight of the worst. And the worst of the lot is...

Simon Lister

ECB disciplinary action

Giddins fined and banned for betting

May 24, 2004: Ed Giddins, the former England fast bowler, has been fined £5000, plus £1000 costs, and banned from playing in any match under the jurisdiction of the ECB for five years

Wisden Cricinfo staff

County news

Giddins faces ECB hearing over gambling allegations

May 16, 2004: Ed Giddins might have thought that he'd had his last run-in with cricketing authority when he retired last season, but according to a report in today's News of the World he is wrong

Wisden Cricinfo staff

County cricket

Giddins linked to betting allegations

Feb 16, 2004: According to Tuesday's edition of The Guardian, Ed Giddins, the former Surrey and England seam bowler, is thought to be the man at the centre of gambling allegations, after it was revealed on Monday that the England & Wales Cricket Board is

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Giddins retires from first-class cricket

Aug 6, 2003: Ed Giddins today announced his retirement from first-class cricket, bringing the curtain down on a 12-year career of ups and downs

Wisden CricInfo staff

Ed Giddins retires from First-class cricket

Aug 6, 2003: Ed Giddins has retired from First-class cricket with immediate effect

Vic Isaacs

Botham's day

Jul 20, 2003: 1981 The most amazing day of a famously amazing Headingley Test

Wisden CricInfo staff

Hampshire approach to Streak declined/ Giddins talks

Jul 16, 2003: Hampshire will be making no comment today (Wednesday) after a meeting with Ed Giddins this morning to discuss the seam bowlers future.

Vic Isaacs

Youngsters toil in the sun against Glamorgan

Jul 15, 2003: Hampshire Cricket's day started badly with the announcement that their Pakistan all-rounder had pulled out of his one season contract due to ill health, and the rumour mill was winding about the future of Ed Giddins, and Shaun Udal pulled out before

Vic Isaacs

Hawks outgunned by the Outlaws on slow wicket

Jul 13, 2003: In glorious summer sunshine, Hampshire Hawks lost their first ECB National League Division II clash for 5 games when they were defeated in the last over by Nottinghamshire Outlaws

Vic Isaacs

Wickets continue to fall at Northampton

Jul 2, 2003: Northampton's Wantage Road ground is gradually becoming synonymous as one where the batsmen are not relishing the prospect of playing at.

Richard Isaacs

Former England bowler Ed Giddins joins Hampshire

Nov 5, 2002: Hampshire Cricket announced the signing of former England seamer Ed Giddins on a two year contract from the start of the 2003 season.

Vic Isaacs

Giddins delighted with Surrey deal

Jan 8, 2001: Ed Giddins' agent, David Manasseh, told CricInfo that Giddins was "delighted" to have agreed a deal with Surrey

George Dobell

Giddins signs for Surrey

Jan 8, 2001: Surrey County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that Ed Giddins has signed a two-year contract from 2001

Surrey CCC Media Release

All change at Warwickshire

Sep 19, 2000: 25 year old Michael Powell has been appointed as captain of Warwickshire

Staff and agencies

Hard toil swings it for Giddins (16 August 1999)

Aug 16, 1999: The last three years have proved to be something of a rollercoaster ride for Ed Giddins, the Warwickshire swing bowler who was yesterday included in an England squad for the first time

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