Gordon Barker      

Full name Gordon Barker

Born July 6, 1931, Bramley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died February 10, 2006, Chelmsford, Essex (aged 74 years 219 days)

Major teams Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 451 809 46 22288 181* 29.21 30 116 236 0
List A 56 55 8 1436 87* 30.55 0 8 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 451 439 200 5 2/34 40.00 2.73 87.8 0 0
List A 56 66 64 0 - - - 5.81 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1954 - 1971
List A span 1963 - 1971
Profile

During his long career with Essex, Gordon Barker was said to be one of the finest county batsmen never to play for England. As a coach, his vocation after retirement, there was no such ambiguity. He was simply without peer.

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2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 11/0 (3.2 ov) Pakistan 198
Eng Lions v Pakistan A at Canterbury - Jul 24
Eng Lions 324/8 Pakistan A 226/5 (38.5/50 ov)
Division 2: Essex Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Yorkshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
Division 3: Northants Wm v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - Jul 24
Surrey 313/8 Essex 217/6 (34.5/50 ov)
South Group: Gloucs v Sussex at Cheltenham - Jul 24
Gloucs 242/8 Sussex 177/8 (44.2/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Yorkshire at Leicester - Jul 24
Yorkshire won by 191 runs
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Lord's - Jul 24
Kent 238/7 Middlesex 184/2 (37/50 ov)
North Group: Northants v Durham at Northampton - Jul 24
Northants won by 170 runs
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Market Warsop - Jul 24
Notts 340/7 Derbyshire 254/8 (42.4/50 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Glamorgan at Taunton - Jul 24
Somerset 322/7 Glamorgan 187/5 (33.1/47 ov, target 313)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 24
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Middlesex Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
Division 2: Neth Women v Wales Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
Division 3: Shrop Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 24, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 12:34 EDT | 11:34 CDT | 09:34 PDT)
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