Mike Burns      

Full name Michael Burns

Born February 6, 1969, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire

Current age 45 years 323 days

Major teams Cornwall, Cumberland, Somerset, Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Umpire, Coach

Michael Burns
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 154 248 14 7648 221 32.68 8 51 142 7
List A 221 207 21 4802 115* 25.81 3 31 101 15
Twenty20 9 7 0 108 36 15.42 100 108.00 0 0 12 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 154 4751 2885 68 6/54 42.42 3.64 69.8 1 0
List A 221 1844 1769 58 4/39 4/39 30.50 5.75 31.7 1 0 0
Twenty20 9 3 36 55 2 1/15 1/15 27.50 9.16 18.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1992
Last First-class Somerset v Worcestershire at Bath, Jun 8-11, 2005 scorecard
List A debut 1991
Last List A Kent v Somerset at Canterbury, Jul 24, 2005 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Northamptonshire at Taunton, Jul 15, 2004 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Kent 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 7 Aug 2012 Other
5 Cornwall v Devon St Just 1 Jun 2008 Other OD
24 Cornwall v Hrford Colwall 11 May 2008 Other OD
5 Cornwall v Berkshire Camborne 4 May 2008 Other OD
21 Cornwall v Wiltshire Devizes 27 Apr 2008 Other OD
- Cumberland v Herts Keswick 20 Aug 2006 Other
26, 30, 0/30 Cumberland v Northumb Jesmond 6 Aug 2006 Other
59, 0/30, 45 Cumberland v Bedfordshire Luton 23 Jul 2006 Other
28, 0 Cumberland v Cambs Cambridge 9 Jul 2006 Other
1*, 0/3, 44 Cumberland v Lincolnshire Kendal 25 Jun 2006 Other
Profile

Michael Burns is very much a bits and pieces player. He began his career at Warwickshire as a wicketkeeper-batsman but found opportunities limited and when Dermot Reeve moved to Somerset as their coach in 1997, Burns was one of the first to follow him south. While there was no keeping vacancy, he forced his way into the side as an aggressive batsman whose medium-pace trundlers grew increasingly useful. He became a firm favourite at Taunton, passing 1000 runs in 2002 and 2003, and was appointed captain. When Somerset were relegated from the top flight in 2003 he offered to stand down, but was re-appointed when the county failed to find a suitable replacement. However, when Mark Garaway took over as coach in 2005 he became a victim of the youth policy and decided to retire at the end of the summer. He holds an ECB coaching certificate.
Martin Williamson (April 2004)

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Aug 31, 2002

C&G Trophy Final, Somerset v Yorkshire, Lord's, Sat 31 Aug 2002

Michael Burns has not even waited to see the umpire's finger go up . He was out lbw to Hoggard for 21

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Aug 28, 2002

Lancashire v Somerset, 27-30 August 2002 at Blackpool

Michael Burns with an air shot in his first innings of 18

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Sep 13, 2000

Peter Martin celebrates getting out Burns, PPP healthcare County Championship Division One, 2000, Lancashire v Somerset, Old Trafford, Manchester, 08-10 September 2000 (Day 3).

Peter Martin celebrates getting out Burns

© Photo by John Dawson

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