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Gareth Berg      

Full name Gareth Kyle Berg

Born January 18, 1981, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 34 years 129 days

Major teams Italy, Middlesex, Western Province

Nickname Ice, Bergy, Ford

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education South African College School

Gareth Kyle Berg
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 77 121 12 3113 130* 28.55 4871 63.90 2 18 397 24 47 0
List A 59 45 6 999 75 25.61 1094 91.31 0 5 88 10 19 0
Twenty20 55 43 11 860 90 26.87 665 129.32 0 3 89 21 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 77 118 9341 4969 155 6/58 7/90 32.05 3.19 60.2 5 3 0
List A 59 45 1515 1407 40 4/24 4/24 35.17 5.57 37.8 2 0 0
Twenty20 55 52 977 1207 44 4/20 4/20 27.43 7.41 22.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Middlesex v Glamorgan at Lord's, Apr 23-26, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, May 17-20, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval, Apr 20, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Middlesex v Gloucestershire at Lord's, Aug 15, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Middlesex at Hove, Jun 1, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Italy v Namibia at Abu Dhabi, Nov 28, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
50, 1/34 Hampshire v Middlesex Southampton 17 May 2015 FC
2/49, 10, 1/42, 12 Hampshire v Yorkshire Leeds 10 May 2015 FC
3/88, 1, 1/29 Hampshire v Notts Southampton 26 Apr 2015 FC
8, 2/58, 36, 0/30 Hampshire v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 Apr 2015 FC
3/73, 0, 1/25, 14 Hampshire v Sussex Southampton 12 Apr 2015 FC
1/37, 2 Hampshire v Lbrough MCCU Southampton 2 Apr 2015 FC
1/32, 16* Hampshire v Northants Cave Hill 15 Mar 2015 Other T20
0/50 Middlesex v Notts Lord's 13 Apr 2014 FC
37, 0/81, 20 Middlesex v Somerset Taunton 24 Mar 2014 Other
9, 3/12 Italy v Namibia Abu Dhabi 28 Nov 2013 T20
Profile

A bustling, brisk seam bowler and middle-order batsman, Gareth Berg learned his cricket in South Africa, playing a handful of one-day games for Western Province B, before moving to live in England. In 2004 he played for Northamptonshire 2nd XI without breaking into the first team, then in 2007 was signed by Middlesex, again turning out for the 2nd XI. In the 2008 pre-season he took five wickets against England Under-19s on his home ground at Radlett, gaining him his first-team debut. His game has developed with age and in 2011 his all-round ability helped Middlesex to win Championship promotion as he averaged 41.87 with the bat and 19.96 with the ball. He continued to make valuable contributions with the bat and ball thereafter, impressing in all three formats of the game and topping 4,000 runs and 200 wickets overall for Middlesex. But he was injured during the first Championship game of 2014, against Nottinghamshire, and was ruled out of the season. Middlesex then cancelled the remaining year of his contract. Despite his ancestry. An Italian passport enabled him to sample international cricket with appearances for Italy in World T20 qualifiers in both 2012 and 2013.

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Nov 16, 2013

Gareth Berg hammered 90 from 47 balls, Italy v USA, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Group A, Abu Dhabi, November 16, 2013

Gareth Berg hammered 90 from 47 balls

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Sep 11, 2013

Gareth Berg was economical, Middlesex v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September, 11, 2013

Gareth Berg was economical

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Sep 11, 2013

Steven Mullaney and Michael Lumb put on a 115-run stand, Middlesex v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September 11, 2013

Steven Mullaney and Michael Lumb put on a 115-run stand

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Tour Results
Scotland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 3, 2008
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 1, 2008
New Zealand won by 290 runs
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jun 28, 2008
New Zealand won by 51 runs
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jun 25, 2008
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Bristol - Jun 21, 2008
New Zealand won by 22 runs
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