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Michael Bates      

Full name Michael David Bates

Born October 10, 1990, Frimley

Current age 25 years 322 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Wiltshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Michael David Bates
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 52 69 10 1177 103 19.94 2604 45.19 1 5 166 0 149 7
List A 39 18 7 111 24* 10.09 161 68.94 0 0 6 1 25 4
Twenty20 39 10 4 63 15 10.50 64 98.43 0 0 6 0 18 10
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford MCCU v Hampshire at Oxford, Apr 15-17, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Aug 21-24, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury, Jul 25, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Jul 31, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton, Jul 18, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton, Jul 23, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s, 46 Wiltshire v Bedfordshire Dunstable 8 May 2016 Other OD
0, 0c/2s Wiltshire v Herts Warminster 1 May 2016 Other OD
1c/0s Somerset v Worcs Taunton 21 Aug 2015 FC
9, 3c/0s Smrst 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Taunton 17 Aug 2015 Other
- Smrst 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Bristol 10 Aug 2015 Other OD
1c/0s, 120, 2c/0s Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 5 Aug 2015 Other
27 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 4 Aug 2015 Other OD
18*, 1c/0s Somerset v Worcs Taunton 31 Jul 2015 LA
1*, 0c/0s Somerset v Durham Taunton 29 Jul 2015 LA
1c/0s, 0* Somerset v Derbyshire Taunton 26 Jul 2015 LA
Profile

Michael Bates was a classy wicketkeeper with few peers during his career in the English game but a player whose opportunities were limited by the growing preference for keepers with strong batting ability. He earned wide recognition for his excellent glovework with a last-ball stumping to win Hampshire the 2012 Cyldesdale Bank 40. While most judges drooled over Bates's keeping - his 3.5 average catches per match in 2010 was a Hampshire record for a season - doubts were raised about his run-scoring ability and his biggest challenge was in front of the stumps.

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Sep 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy, Hampshire v Warwickshire, CB40 Final, Lord's, September 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy

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May 17, 2012

Michael Bates is run out by Gerard Brophy, Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division Two, 2nd day, Headingley, May 17, 2012

Michael Bates is run out by Gerard Brophy

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Aug 14, 2010

Michael Bates  misses the stumps as he attempts to run out Craig Kieswetter, Hampshire v Somerset, Friends Provident T20, Rose Bowl, August 14, 2010

Michael Bates misses the stumps as he attempts to run out Craig Kieswetter

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Tournament Results
Aust U19 v Pakistan U19 at Lincoln - Jan 30, 2010
Aust U19 won by 25 runs
S Lanka U19 v W Indies U19 at Christchurch - Jan 29, 2010
W Indies U19 won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
B'desh U19 v Ireland U19 at Napier - Jan 28, 2010
B'desh U19 won by 195 runs
Canada U19 v PNG U19 at Napier - Jan 28, 2010
Canada U19 won by 2 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Afghan U19 v USA U19 at Napier - Jan 27, 2010
USA U19 won by 9 wickets (with 214 balls remaining)
Aust U19 v S Lanka U19 at Lincoln - Jan 27, 2010
Aust U19 won by 2 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
HK U19 v Zim U19 at Napier - Jan 27, 2010
Zim U19 won by 137 runs
India U19 v S Africa U19 at Lincoln - Jan 27, 2010
S Africa U19 won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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