Rob Bailey      

Full name Robert John Bailey

Born October 28, 1963, Biddulph, Staffordshire

Current age 50 years 271 days

Major teams England, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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Robert John Bailey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 8 0 119 43 14.87 326 36.50 0 0 8 0 0 0
ODIs 4 4 2 137 43* 68.50 196 69.89 0 0 6 2 1 0
First-class 374 628 89 21844 224* 40.52 47 111 272 0
List A 396 376 65 12076 153* 38.82 10 79 111 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 4 1 36 25 0 - - - 4.16 - 0 0 0
First-class 374 9713 5144 121 5/54 42.51 3.17 80.2 2 0
List A 396 3092 2564 72 5/45 5/45 35.61 4.97 42.9 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 4-8, 1988 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at St John's, Apr 12-16, 1990 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Pakistan at Sharjah, Mar 26, 1985 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at Georgetown, Mar 15, 1990 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1982-2001
List A debut 1983
Last List A Hampshire Cricket Board v Staffordshire at Winchester, Sep 12, 2002 scorecard
Umpiring statistics
ODI debut England v India at Southampton, Sep 6, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 22, 2014 scorecard
ODI matches 9
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v India at Manchester, Aug 31, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I matches 11
T20I statistics
Profile

Rob Bailey was an unlucky cricketer. One of the more talented batsmen of his generation, he acquitted himself well enough on debut in the final Test of 1988 against the fearsome West Indies to secure a place on that winter's tour to India, a trip that was subsequently cancelled for political reasons. He started the summer of 1989 poorly, but his form returned in time for him to win selection for the 1989-90 tour to the Caribbean. Called up for the third Test, he made a pair, and in the next Test received a shocking decision, given out caught behind off Curtly Ambrose when the ball brushed his hip. He made a dogged 42 in the fifth Test in Antigua against a barrage of fast, short bowling but never received another chance in either Tests or ODIs despite several impressive seasons for Northanptonshire in the early 1990s. Bailey was a courageous batsman who enjoyed taking on quick bowlers, and despite a short backlift he hit the ball extremely hard. He was also a useful offspinner, a solid fielder, and a loyal player - in 1989 he turned down the offer of a place on Mike Gatting's rebel tour to South Africa. At the end of 1999 Northamptonshire didn't renew his contract and he moved to Derbyshire where he continued to make a valuable contribution to a county in crisis. He retired at the end of 2001 and joined the reserve umpires list. "Bailey is generally regarded as one of the finest men to have played county cricket in the past 30 years," wrote Michael Henderson. "He was a very good batsman too, in his palmy days a most accomplished strokeplayer for Northamptonshire." He was appointed to the full list of first-class umpires for the 2006 season.
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Sep 10, 2012

Umpire Rob Bailey gives the final signal to leave the field for good, England v South Africa, 2nd NatWest T20I, Old Trafford, September 10, 2012

Umpire Rob Bailey gives the final signal to leave the field for good

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Sep 6, 2011

Jade Dernbach is reprimanded by umpire Rob Bailey after a spat with Suresh Raina, England v India, 2nd ODI, Rose Bowl, September 6 2011

Jade Dernbach is reprimanded by umpire Rob Bailey after a spat with Suresh Raina

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Aug 6, 2001

Derbyshire v Hants , National League, Div 2, Derby 5th August 2001

Rob Bailey batting portrait, 2001, National League

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