Joe Gatting

Country: England
Born: November 25, 1987, Brighton, Sussex
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Joe Gatting Bio

Joe Stephen Gatting is a professional cricketer hailing from England. Born on January 25, 1988, in Brighton, Gatting comes from a sporting family background. His father, Steve Gatting, was a professional footballer who played for Brighton & Hove Albion, and his uncle, Mike Gatting, is a former England cricket captain. While Gatting initially had dreams of following in his father’s footsteps and pursuing a career in football, he ultimately decided to pursue a career in cricket.

In 2008, Joe Gatting was offered an opportunity to join Sussex’s cricket academy, and he made the bold decision to quit football and fully commit to cricket. It proved to be a wise decision as Gatting’s talent in cricket began to flourish, reminiscent of his uncle’s success on the field.

Gatting’s first foray into first-class cricket came in 2009, during his debut season, where he made an immediate impression with an impressive knock of 152 runs against Cambridge MCCU. Initially batting at No. 3, Gatting had a challenging second season in 2010, averaging a mere 14.09 from eight games. However, he bounced back in 2011 with a maiden Championship century at New Road and an average of 51.30 from seven matches.

Despite being given several opportunities in 2012, Gatting struggled to find consistency, managing only 279 runs in 16 first-class innings, and the wet conditions added to his difficulties. Although he played five more matches in 2013, his performances failed to make a lasting impression, leading to his release from Sussex. Nevertheless, Gatting’s cricket career was not over as he was swiftly given a new chance with Hampshire, signing a two-year deal.

In 2014, Gatting featured in eight Championship matches for Hampshire but could only muster one half-century. His opportunities in one-day games were also limited to just three matches. However, he bounced back in the following season and topped Hampshire’s first-class averages, despite playing only four games. Unfortunately, Gatting was released from Hampshire at the end of the season, marking another setback in his professional career.

Gatting’s journey in cricket has been filled with ups and downs, showcasing his ability to overcome challenges and persevere. A muscular middle-order batsman, Gatting has displayed his potential, but inconsistency and external factors have sometimes hindered his progress.

Joe Gatting’s cricketing career statistics demonstrate his talent and determination. While his career may have faced setbacks along the way, Gatting still possesses the skills and passion to contribute to the sport. As he continues to strive for success, Gatting aims to make a lasting impact in the world of cricket and fulfill his potential.

Joe Gatting Career Stats

Joe Gatting Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 47 70 7 1847 152 29.31 3234 57.11 3 9 231 21 20 0
List A 49 44 5 1030 122 26.41 1220 84.42 1 4 98 19 19 0
T20s 59 46 10 535 45* 14.86 484 110.53 0 0 41 14 28 0

Joe Gatting Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 47 14 246 159 2 1/8 1/8 79.5 3.87 123 0 0 0
List A 49 2 20 22 0 - - - 6.6 - 0 0 0
T20s 59 2 10 14 1 1/12 1/12 14 8.4 10 0 0 0

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