Full Name

Robert Alec Gale

Born

December 10, 1933, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Died

April 20, 2018 (aged 84y 131d)

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium, Legbreak

Education

Bedford Modern School

TEAMS

Bob Gale was an attacking opening batsman who forged a successful partnership with Eric Russell. He made his first-class debut for Combined Services in 1955 and after 11 appearances for Middlesex in 1956, was a regular through to 1965. He passed 1000 runs six times, his best summer being 1961 when he made 1981 runs at 31.85. In 1962 he scored his only double hundred - 200 against Glamorgan. He was also able to bowl medium-pace or legspin. He joined the county's committee in 1989 and was chairman of the cricket committee until 1998 and was president from 2001 to 2003.
Martin Williamson

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC242439131250520029.35151240
List A9902048622.660220
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC2421748474/5737.1900
List A9000-----000

Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1955 - 1968
List A Matches
Span
1963 - 1966