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Ed Giddins      

Full name Edward Simon Hunter Giddins

Born July 20, 1971, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 43 years 346 days

Major teams England, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire

Nickname Geezer

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Eastbourne College

Edward Simon Hunter Giddins
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 3 10 7 2.50 56 17.85 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 147 175 74 534 34 5.28 0 0 22 0
List A 192 72 33 107 13* 2.74 0 0 36 0
Twenty20 5 2 0 1 1 0.50 8 12.50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 444 240 12 5/15 7/42 20.00 3.24 37.0 0 1 0
First-class 147 25376 13562 478 6/47 28.37 3.20 53.0 22 2
List A 192 8887 6483 229 5/20 5/20 28.31 4.37 38.8 4 2 0
Twenty20 5 5 66 109 2 1/19 1/19 54.50 9.90 33.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1999 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Birmingham, Jun 15-17, 2000 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 1991
Last First-class Hampshire v Gloucestershire at Southampton, Jun 27-30, 2003 scorecard
List A debut 1991
Last List A Northamptonshire v Hampshire at Northampton, Jul 6, 2003 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton, Jun 24, 2003 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/52 PCA XI v Aus Masters Wormsley 8 Sep 2009 Other T20
- Lashings XI v Sth Northumb Gosforth 2 Jul 2008 Other OD
- Lashings XI v Ireland Wicklow 22 Jun 2008 Other T20
0/20 Lashings XI v Cambridge U Cambridge 12 Jun 2008 Other OD
Profile

He has been banned for cocaine use, no-balled for throwing, and ultimately kicked-out for five years for placing a bet on his county to lose a match (to be fair to him, it should be stressed that he was not playing in the game), but he always had a permanent twinkle in his eye: Giddins was as chequered and cheeky as they come.

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May 16, 2004

Ed Giddins

Ed Giddins

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Feb 17, 2004

Ed Giddins looking red-faced 2001

Ed Giddins looking red-faced 2001

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May 25, 2003

Ed Giddins oblidges the young autograph hunters

Hampshire Hawks v Somerset Sabres

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire won by an innings and 47 runs
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Match drawn
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 1
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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