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Geraint Jones      

Full name Geraint Owen Jones

Born July 14, 1976, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea

Current age 38 years 9 days

Major teams England, Papua New Guinea, Gloucestershire, Kent, Kent 2nd XI

Nickname Jonesy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Harristown State, Queensland

Geraint Owen Jones
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 34 53 4 1172 100 23.91 2165 54.13 1 6 155 12 128 5
ODIs 49 41 8 815 80 24.69 1042 78.21 0 4 71 14 68 4
T20Is 2 2 1 33 19 33.00 25 132.00 0 0 5 0 2 0
First-class 193 293 28 8615 178 32.50 15 46 586 36
List A 200 165 32 3288 86 24.72 4047 81.24 0 13 207 42
Twenty20 113 89 16 1312 56 17.97 1174 111.75 0 3 101 37 50 20
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 193 24 26 0 - - - 6.50 - 0 0 0
List A 200 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 113 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at St John's, Apr 10-14, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Perth, Dec 14-18, 2006 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v West Indies at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jul 1, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Australia at Southampton, Jun 13, 2005 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Surrey at Bristol, Jun 9-12, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001
Last List A Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea at Lincoln, Jan 30, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Hampshire at Beckenham, Jun 16, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Glamorgan at Bristol, Jun 8, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
28, 1c/0s, 13 Gloucs v Surrey Bristol 9 Jun 2014 FC
37 Gloucs v Glamorgan Bristol 8 Jun 2014 T20
13, 0c/0s Gloucs v Sussex Hove 6 Jun 2014 T20
1c/0s, 93, 3c/0s Gloucs v Leics Leicester 2 Jun 2014 FC
1c/0s, 2* Gloucs v Derbyshire Derby 25 May 2014 FC
3c/0s, 51, 4c/0s, 31* Kent 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Maidstone 19 May 2014 Other
58, 3c/1s Kent 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Southampton 15 May 2014 Other T20
0c/0s, 20 Kent 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Southampton 15 May 2014 Other T20
8, 0c/0s Kent 2nd XI v MCC YC Canterbury 12 May 2014 Other T20
4, 0c/0s Kent 2nd XI v MCC YC Canterbury 12 May 2014 Other T20
Profile

Keeping wicket for Kent brings with it a certain weight of history. Ames, Evans, Knott, Downton, Marsh is a formidable backstory, but Geraint Jones has earned his place in the dynasty. With thirteen seasons behind him he has established himself as an elder statesman of the Kent squad, and in James Tredwell's absences with England in 2013 he was a natural selection as stand-in captain. He took 41 victims behind the stumps in Championship matches, and scored over 400 runs.

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Jun 3, 2014

Geraint Jones flicks on his way to 93, Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 2nd day, June 3, 2014

Geraint Jones flicks on his way to 93

© PA Photos

Aug 26, 2013

James Taylor was caught behind, Kent v Nottinghamshire, YB40 Group A, Canterbury, August 26, 2013

James Taylor was caught behind

© Getty Images

Jul 12, 2013

Geraint Jones ended unbeaten on 21, Gloucestershire v Kent, County Championship, Division Two, Cheltenham, 3rd day, July, 12, 2013

Geraint Jones ended unbeaten on 21

© Getty Images

Notes

Awarded the MBE on 31st December 2005

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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