Martyn Moxon      

Full name Martyn Douglas Moxon

Born May 4, 1960, Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire

Current age 54 years 204 days

Major teams England, Durham, Griqualand West, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Relation Brother-in-law - PR Hart, Son - J Moxon

Martyn Douglas Moxon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 17 1 455 99 28.43 1365 33.33 0 3 44 0 10 0
ODIs 8 8 0 174 70 21.75 325 53.53 0 1 12 0 5 0
First-class 317 541 47 21161 274* 42.83 45 116 218 0
List A 256 248 21 7813 141* 34.41 7 51 88 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 2 48 30 0 - - - 3.75 - 0 0 0
ODIs 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 317 2650 1481 28 3/24 52.89 3.35 94.6 0 0
List A 256 1500 1219 34 5/31 5/31 35.85 4.87 44.1 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 24-29, 1986 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Nottingham, Aug 10-14, 1989 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v England at Nagpur, Jan 23, 1985 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v England at Auckland, Mar 19, 1988 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1981-1997
List A span 1980-1997
Profile

Martyn Moxon is the unluckiest of the eight men to make 99 in a Test but never a century. Against New Zealand at Auckland in 1987-88 Moxon swept three runs flush off the middle early in his innings, only for the umpire to give them as leg-byes. It was an error that proved costly when he fell to Ewen Chatfield on 99. In the next Test at Wellington he was set to right the wrong, but rain washed out the last two days with Moxon stuck on 81 not out. That was as close as Moxon got in ten appearances. Two failures against Australia at Trent Bridge in 1989 proved to be his last Test as he fell twice against Terry Alderman. In the first innings, England had fielded for two days as Australia made 600 at Trent Bridge in 1989 and was picked off by Alderman's late swing; in the second innings, demoted to no 5 as England followed on, he was unfortunate to receive a ball which kept low. England never chose him again. Although he never quite made the grade at Test level, he was a sound technician whose flying start to his county career (he scored centuries in his first two home matches) led Yorkshire fans to hail him as the new Geoff Boycott. He made more than 21,000 runs in 17 years of first-class cricket. His worth did not just extend to his runs. At a difficult time in Yorkshire's history, he was by nature a unifier and those qualities made him a valuable and generous captain. Upon retirement he became director of coaching at Yorkshire before moving on to coach Durham in 2001. But the pull of Yorkshire remained and he returned to the county as director of professional cricket in 2007

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Sep 12, 2014

Andrew Gale (second from left) had to watch the presentation from the dressing room, Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, September 12, 2014

Andrew Gale (second from left) had to watch the presentation from the dressing room

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Jun 27, 2005

Martyn Moxon,  Durham April 2005

Martyn Moxon headshot

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Jan 5, 2003

Wagon Wheel of Martyn Moxon 's 118 v New Zealand, Eden Park, Auckland 26-27 February 1988

Martyn Moxon 's 99 v New Zealand

© Pat Culpan

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1993

Tournament Results
Aus Women v Eng Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 7, 2012
Aus Women won by 4 runs
Aus Women v WI Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
Aus Women won by 28 runs
Eng Women v NZ Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Eng Women won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Pak Women v SA Women at Colombo (Moors) - Oct 3, 2012
SA Women won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
SL Women v India Women at Colombo (NCC) - Oct 3, 2012
India Women won by 9 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
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