Geraint Jones      

Full name Geraint Owen Jones

Born July 14, 1976, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea

Current age 38 years 351 days

Major teams England, Papua New Guinea, Gloucestershire, Kent, Kent 2nd XI

Nickname Jonesy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Harristown State, Queensland

Geraint Owen Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 34 53 4 1172 100 23.91 2165 54.13 1 6 155 12 128 5
ODIs 51 43 8 862 80 24.62 1117 77.17 0 4 74 14 68 4
T20Is 2 2 1 33 19 33.00 25 132.00 0 0 5 0 2 0
First-class 203 309 29 9087 178 32.45 15 50 599 36
List A 202 167 32 3335 86 24.70 4122 80.90 0 13 207 42
Twenty20 122 96 18 1437 56 18.42 1263 113.77 0 3 114 40 53 25
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 203 24 26 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0
List A 202 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 122 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at St John's, Apr 10-14, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Perth, Dec 14-18, 2006 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v West Indies at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea at Townsville, Nov 9, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Australia at Southampton, Jun 13, 2005 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001
Last First-class Surrey v Gloucestershire at The Oval, Jun 27-29, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2001
Last List A Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea at Townsville, Nov 9, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Hampshire at Beckenham, Jun 16, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Sussex at Bristol, Jun 26, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 30, 24 Gloucs v Surrey The Oval 27 Jun 2015 FC
16, 1c/1s Gloucs v Sussex Bristol 26 Jun 2015 T20
4c/0s, 1, 37, 2c/0s Gloucs v Essex Bristol 21 Jun 2015 FC
1, 0c/0s Gloucs v Somerset Bristol 19 Jun 2015 T20
34*, 2c/0s Gloucs v Middlesex Richmond 14 Jun 2015 T20
0c/0s, 25 Gloucs v Glamorgan Bristol 12 Jun 2015 T20
0c/2s, 6 Gloucs v Essex Chelmsford 11 Jun 2015 T20
88, 14 Gloucs v Lancashire Bristol 7 Jun 2015 FC
0c/1s Gloucs v Kent Beckenham 5 Jun 2015 T20
0 Gloucs v Derbyshire Derby 31 May 2015 FC
Profile

Keeping wicket for Kent brings with it a certain weight of history. Ames, Evans, Knott, Downton, Marsh is a formidable backstory, but Geraint Jones has earned his place in the dynasty. With thirteen seasons behind him he has established himself as an elder statesman of the Kent squad, and in James Tredwell's absences with England in 2013 he was a natural selection as stand-in captain. He took 41 victims behind the stumps in Championship matches, and scored over 400 runs.

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Apr 13, 2015

Geraint Jones made a valuable score down the order, Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire, County Championship Division Two, Wantage Road, 2nd day, April 13, 2015

Geraint Jones made a valuable score down the order

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Oct 27, 2014

Geraint Jones played three Championship matches for Gloucestershire in 2014

Geraint Jones played three Championship matches for Gloucestershire in 2014

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Jun 3, 2014

Geraint Jones flicks on his way to 93, Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 2nd day, June 3, 2014

Geraint Jones flicks on his way to 93

© PA Photos

Notes

Awarded the MBE on 31st December 2005

Tour Results
M.C.C. v ROW XI at Lord's - Jul 5, 2014
M.C.C. won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
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