Gordon Parsons

Country: England
Born: October 17, 1959, Slough, Buckinghamshire
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Gordon Parsons Bio

Gordon James Parsons, also fondly known as “Bullhead,” is an esteemed former cricket player hailing from England. Known for his unique bowling technique and intimidating run-up, Parsons was a force to be reckoned with during his active years in the 1980s. Although not always successful in fooling his opponents with his deceptive delivery, his sheer determination never waned and he persisted in making his mark in the cricketing world.

Parsons began his cricketing journey in Derbyshire, where he honed his skills and developed his unorthodox run-up. From the moment he set foot on the pitch, it was evident that he possessed an innate talent and a fierce determination that set him apart from his peers. His rapid approach to the crease was comparable to a man being projected from a circus cannon, leaving his opponents shell-shocked and feeling as though they were facing an unstoppable force.

Despite his initial speed, the impression often dwindled as the ball left his hand. Parsons had a knack for delivering the ball with a rather lackluster velocity, almost resembling the light and delicate nature of churchyard confetti. However, this peculiar characteristic did not deter Parsons from making a significant impact with his bowling.

Parsons was admired for his ability to deceive batsmen with his skillful use of swing and spin. He had a remarkable knack for outsmarting even the most experienced of opponents, with his deceptive variations in trajectory and movement. Many an illustrious career was halted by Parsons, with his uncanny ability to get the ball to dip, turn, or spin unpredictably, catching batsmen off-guard.

Although his playing days have drawn to a close, Parsons continues to contribute to the sport as a coach. He can currently be found coaching the Highveld Lions in South Africa’s premier domestic cricket circuit. His vast experience and extensive knowledge have served him well in guiding and nurturing young talents, ensuring that the legacy of the game remains intact.

Throughout his career, Parsons has left an indelible mark on the cricketing world. While his statistics may not reflect the true essence of his impact on the game, his exceptional dedication and unwavering passion have made him a pillar in the sport. Beyond the numbers, Parsons is remembered for his unique personality, fierce determination, and his ability to extract the best out of his own capabilities and those around him.

Gordon Parsons Career Stats

Gordon Parsons Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 338 449 100 6763 76 19.37 - - 0 29 - - 147 0
List A 351 216 81 1941 63* 14.37 - - 0 1 - - 56 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Gordon Parsons Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 338 - 49923 24509 809 9/72 - 30.29 2.94 61.7 - 19 1
List A 351 - 16131 10947 356 4/12 4/12 30.75 4.07 45.3 7 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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