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Alan Butcher      

Full name Alan Raymond Butcher

Born January 7, 1954, Croydon, Surrey

Current age 60 years 258 days

Major teams England, Glamorgan, Surrey

Nickname Butch, Budgie

Batting style Left-hand bat

Other Coach

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Heath Clark Grammar School

Relation Brother - MS Butcher, Brother - IP Butcher, Son - MA Butcher, Son - GP Butcher

Alan Raymond Butcher
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 34 20 17.00 156 21.79 0 0 3 0 0 0
ODIs 1 1 0 14 14 14.00 26 53.84 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 402 684 60 22667 216* 36.32 46 123 185 0
List A 359 340 34 9619 140 31.43 7 56 85 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 12 9 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 402 10008 5433 141 6/48 38.53 3.25 70.9 1 0
List A 359 3788 2529 75 5/19 5/19 33.72 4.00 50.5 2 1 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 20, 1980 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1972-1998
List A span 1971-1991
Profile

Alan Butcher was a stylish left-hand opener, particularly strong off the back foot, who captained Surrey and, in his twilight years, Glamorgan. He spent several of his formative years in Australia after his parents emigrated there, and on his return started his career as a left-arm fastish bowler before slipping into the role of specialist batsman.

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Aug 1, 2011

Alan Butcher speaks to the media on the eve of Zimbabwe's return to Tests, Harare, August 1 2011

Alan Butcher speaks to the media on the eve of Zimbabwe's return to Tests

© Zimbabwe Cricket

Aug 1, 2011

Alistair Campbell, Brendan Taylor and Alan Butcher at the announcement of Zimbabwe's Test team, Harare, August 1 2011

Alistair Campbell, Brendan Taylor and Alan Butcher at the announcement of Zimbabwe's Test team

© Zimbabwe Cricket

Feb 27, 2011

Zimbabwe players watch as coach Alan Butcher demonstrates a point, Nagpur, February 27, 2011

Zimbabwe players watch as coach Alan Butcher demonstrates a point

© Associated Press

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1991

Tour Results
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Roseau - Mar 20-22, 2013
West Indies won by an innings and 65 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Bridgetown - Mar 12-14, 2013
West Indies won by 9 wickets
Sagicor v Zimbabweans at Black Rock - Mar 7-9, 2013
Match drawn
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 3, 2013
West Indies won by 41 runs
West Indies v Zimbabwe at North Sound - Mar 2, 2013
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
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