Phil Bainbridge      

Full name Philip Bainbridge

Born April 16, 1958, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 58 years 131 days

Major teams Durham, Gloucestershire

Nickname Bains, Robbo

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Hanley High School; Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College; Borough Road College of Education

Relation Cousin - SG Wilkinson

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 324 539 73 15707 169 33.70 24 94 149 0
List A 311 275 47 5559 106* 24.38 1 27 72 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 324 25746 13094 349 8/53 37.51 3.05 73.7 10 0
List A 311 12342 9273 293 5/22 5/22 31.64 4.50 42.1 5 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1977 - 1996
List A span 1977 - 1996
Profile

A right-hand middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace, Phil Bainbridge was an important member of the Gloucestershire team throughout the 1980s. Although he made his debut in 1977, it was not until 1981 that he secured a regular first-team slot. That summer he passed 1000 runs for the first of nine times, but he really made an impression in 1985 when he made 1644 runs at 56.68, earning recognition as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year and being talked about as a possible England player. However, he struggled in 1987 and never really recaptured his earlier form. At the end of 1990 he moved to Durham as they prepared for first-class status in 1992, not only as a player but also on the marketing side. He enjoyed two good seasons before being appointed as captain in 1994, but, again, his form fell away and he was replaced. He retired at the end of 1996.
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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1986

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 50/1 (19 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
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