Gary Butcher

Country: England
Born: March 11, 1975, Clapham, London
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Gary Butcher Bio

Gary Paul Butcher is a renowned cricket player hailing from England. Born on February 9, 1972, he is the youngest son of the former Glamorgan, Surrey, and England batsman, Alan Butcher. Additionally, Gary is the younger brother of Surrey and England’s esteemed opening batsman, Mark Butcher. Growing up in a family deeply involved in cricket, Gary’s love for the sport was cultivated from a young age.

Gary’s journey in cricket began when he made his debut for Glamorgan’s junior side during the early 1990s, a period when his father captained the team. His hard work and dedication impressed the Glamorgan authorities, leading to his promotion to the first team in 1994. Although Gary started with limited opportunities, he managed to make an immediate impact. In his debut match in the Sunday League against Somerset at Swansea, he claimed a wicket with his very first delivery, showcasing his potential as a swing bowler.

It was during the 1996 season that Gary’s fortunes started to change. An injury to David Hemp provided him with an extended run in the Glamorgan first XI. He capitalized on this opportunity and stunned everyone with a remarkable run of half-centuries in four consecutive Championship matches. This outstanding performance drew attention to his capabilities as a reliable and talented right-handed batsman.

In 1997, Gary continued to prove himself by hitting a maiden century against Oxford University, further solidifying his position as a valuable member of Glamorgan’s one-day team. Despite his consistent success in limited-overs cricket, he struggled to secure a permanent spot in the Championship side. Due to this, Gary decided to join his brother Mark in Surrey in 1999, seeking new opportunities to enhance his cricketing career.

Upon joining Surrey, Gary Butcher further demonstrated his skills with both the bat and ball. However, he faced tough competition within the squad, which limited his chances of consistent playing time. Despite these challenges, his dedication and perseverance shone through. His contributions to the team were invaluable, and he played a vital role in Surrey’s success.

Throughout his career, Gary Butcher remained a vibrant and influential figure in English cricket. His ability to adapt and contribute in different formats made him a valuable asset to his respective teams. Gary’s time spent with Glamorgan and Surrey further honed his skills, and while he may not have achieved the same level of success as some of his counterparts, he left an indelible mark on the sport.

Off the field, Gary is known for his humility and professionalism. His hard work and commitment to the game have earned him respect from teammates and opponents alike. As a cricketer, he exemplifies the true spirit of the sport and has become an inspiration to aspiring players both in England and around the world.

Retired from professional cricket, Gary Paul Butcher’s contributions to the game have left a lasting legacy. His journey and achievements serve as a reminder that talent, dedication, and an unwavering spirit are the driving forces behind success. As cricket continues to evolve, Gary’s influence will be felt, reminding future generations of the remarkable skill and determination exhibited by one of England’s cricketing heroes.

Gary Butcher Career Stats

Gary Butcher Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 53 78 12 1841 101* 27.89 - - 1 12 - - 19 0
List A 69 56 13 819 126 19.04 - - 1 0 - - 6 0
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Gary Butcher Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 53 - 3661 2390 63 7/77 - 37.93 3.91 58.1 - 2 0
List A 69 - 1278 1391 28 4/32 4/32 49.67 6.53 45.6 1 0 0
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