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Michael Bates      

Full name Michael David Bates

Born October 10, 1990, Frimley

Current age 25 years 208 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Wiltshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Michael David Bates
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 52 69 10 1177 103 19.94 2604 45.19 1 5 166 0 149 7
List A 39 18 7 111 24* 10.09 161 68.94 0 0 6 1 25 4
Twenty20 39 10 4 63 15 10.50 64 98.43 0 0 6 0 18 10
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford MCCU v Hampshire at Oxford, Apr 15-17, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Aug 21-24, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury, Jul 25, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Jul 31, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton, Jul 18, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton, Jul 23, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 0c/2s Wiltshire v Herts Warminster 1 May 2016 Other OD
1c/0s Somerset v Worcs Taunton 21 Aug 2015 FC
9, 3c/0s Smrst 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Taunton 17 Aug 2015 Other
- Smrst 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Bristol 10 Aug 2015 Other OD
1c/0s, 120, 2c/0s Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 5 Aug 2015 Other
27 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 4 Aug 2015 Other OD
18*, 1c/0s Somerset v Worcs Taunton 31 Jul 2015 LA
1*, 0c/0s Somerset v Durham Taunton 29 Jul 2015 LA
1c/0s, 0* Somerset v Derbyshire Taunton 26 Jul 2015 LA
0c/0s Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 23 Jul 2015 T20
Profile

Michael Bates was a classy wicketkeeper with few peers during his career in the English game but a player whose opportunities were limited by the growing preference for keepers with strong batting ability. He earned wide recognition for his excellent glovework with a last-ball stumping to win Hampshire the 2012 Cyldesdale Bank 40. While most judges drooled over Bates's keeping - his 3.5 average catches per match in 2010 was a Hampshire record for a season - doubts were raised about his run-scoring ability and his biggest challenge was in front of the stumps.

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Sep 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy, Hampshire v Warwickshire, CB40 Final, Lord's, September 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy

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May 17, 2012

Michael Bates is run out by Gerard Brophy, Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division Two, 2nd day, Headingley, May 17, 2012

Michael Bates is run out by Gerard Brophy

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Aug 14, 2010

Michael Bates  misses the stumps as he attempts to run out Craig Kieswetter, Hampshire v Somerset, Friends Provident T20, Rose Bowl, August 14, 2010

Michael Bates misses the stumps as he attempts to run out Craig Kieswetter

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County Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Sep 12-15, 2011
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Sep 12-15, 2011
Durham won by 151 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Match drawn
Leics v Middlesex at Leicester - Sep 12-15, 2011
Middlesex won by 5 wickets
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 12-15, 2011
Sussex won by an innings and 5 runs
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Lancashire won by 8 wickets
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