Neal Abberley      

Full name Robert Neal Abberley

Born April 22, 1944, Stechford, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died August 8, 2011 (aged 67 years 108 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Robert Neal Abberley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 261 439 27 10082 117* 24.47 3 60 171 0
List A 133 121 10 2350 113* 21.17 1 10 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 261 474 294 5 2/19 58.80 3.72 94.8 0 0
List A 133 490 383 11 2/26 2/26 34.81 4.68 44.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1964 - 1979
List A span 1966 - 1979
Profile

Neal Abberley, who was a left-handed top-order batsman, was on the books at Warwickshire for more than a decade and a half but throughout his career was never quite able to nail down a permanent spot in the side. His best period was in the late 1960s and early 1970s when he passed 1000 runs in a season three times, and in 1966-67 toured Pakistan with the MCC Under-25 side, a trip which was ended prematurely when he broke a finger. He was equally unable to command a regular place in the county's formidable one-day team, although he appeared in two winnings Gillette Cup finals in 1966 and 1968 in what were only his fourth and seventh List A matches - and in neither year had he played in the semi-finals. After he retired at the end of 1979 he remained on the coaching staff at Edgbaston for two decades, and continued his association as a consultant up to his death from cancer in 2011.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 75/5 (25 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 186/3 (47.5 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 296/6 (99 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 122/6 (50.3 ov) Lancashire 196
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