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Alex Gidman      

Full name Alexander Peter Richard Gidman

Born June 22, 1981, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Current age 33 years 33 days

Major teams England A, England Lions, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Gloucestershire Cricket Board, Marylebone Cricket Club, Otago

Nickname Giddo

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education Wycliffe College

Relation Brother - WRS Gidman

Alexander Peter Richard Gidman
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 188 322 25 10537 211 35.47 18310 57.54 21 57 125 0
List A 190 178 19 4367 116 27.46 5 21 65 0
Twenty20 94 83 11 1432 64 19.88 1194 119.93 0 4 123 43 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 188 7304 4521 102 4/47 44.32 3.71 71.6 1 0 0
List A 190 3256 2786 71 5/42 5/42 39.23 5.13 45.8 0 1 0
Twenty20 94 25 292 410 9 2/24 2/24 45.55 8.42 32.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2002
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Worcestershire at Cheltenham, Jul 21-23, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001
Last List A Gloucestershire v Somerset at Bristol, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Gloucestershire v Worcestershire at Bristol, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Essex at Cheltenham, Jul 20, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 37 Gloucs v Worcs Cheltenham 21 Jul 2014 FC
27 Gloucs v Essex Cheltenham 20 Jul 2014 T20
0 Gloucs v Surrey Cheltenham 18 Jul 2014 T20
10, 15 Gloucs v Derbyshire Cheltenham 14 Jul 2014 FC
55 Gloucs v Somerset Taunton 11 Jul 2014 T20
43 Gloucs v Hampshire Southampton 7 Jul 2014 FC
22 Gloucs v Sussex Bristol 4 Jul 2014 T20
22, 53 Gloucs v Essex Chelmsford 29 Jun 2014 FC
8 Gloucs v Kent Bristol 27 Jun 2014 T20
0 Gloucs v Middlesex Lord's 26 Jun 2014 T20
Profile

Alex Gidman is a functional middle-order batsman that briefly flirted with higher honours. Not the most aesthetically-pleasing batsman, he has nevertheless been a solid performer for Gloucestershire for over a decade and served as club captain from 2009-2012.

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Apr 26, 2013

Alex Gidman made a half-century, Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division Two, Bristol, 3rd day, April 26, 2013

Alex Gidman made a half-century

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Aug 4, 2010

Alex Gidman cuts during his 40, Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, County Championship Division Two, Cheltenham, August 4, 2010

Alex Gidman cuts during his 40

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Jul 24, 2009

Alex Gidman took a nasty blow from Mitchell Claydon, Gloucestershire v Durham, Pro40 Division One, Cheltenham, July 24, 2009

Alex Gidman took a nasty blow from Mitchell Claydon

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2002

NBC Denis Compton Award 2003

Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Sep 3-4, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
Northants v Australians at Northampton - Aug 20-21, 2005
Match drawn
Scotland v Australians at Edinburgh - Aug 18, 2005
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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