Michael Burgess

Country: England
Born: July 08, 1994, Epsom
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Michael Burgess Bio

Michael Gregory Kerran Burgess, a talented wicketkeeper-batsman hailing from England, has made a name for himself in the world of cricket with his impressive skills and performances. Born in Epsom, Burgess initially had connections with Surrey before making his county cricket debut for Leicestershire in a match against the Sri Lankan tourists at Grace Road. It was during this debut that he showcased his immense potential, striking a remarkable 98 runs.

Before embarking on his professional cricket career, Burgess completed a three-year Sports and Exercise Science degree at Loughborough University. This educational background undoubtedly contributed to his well-rounded approach to the game. Burgess’s dedication and perseverance paid off as he managed to secure a spot in the Leicestershire squad.

Despite his promising start, Burgess faced a setback when he was released by Leicestershire in 2016. However, his cricketing prowess didn’t go unnoticed as Sussex, recognizing his capabilities, quickly signed him on. The move breathed new life into his career, and Burgess capitalized on the opportunities he was given. He marked a significant milestone by recording his maiden hundred against Nottinghamshire towards the end of 2017, which was instrumental in earning him another contract with Sussex.

In 2018, Burgess made his mark across various formats in cricket, proving his versatility as a player. Impressively, he scored his second Championship hundred against his former county, Leicestershire, showcasing his ability to perform under pressure. However, Burgess’s time at Sussex eventually faced challenges with the arrival of Stiaan van Zyl, a Kolpak registered player, which limited his opportunities with the club. Consequently, Burgess made the decision to part ways with Sussex midway through the 2019 season.

Determined to seek new challenges and strive for further success, Burgess joined Warwickshire, a decision that proved fruitful. In the opening match of the 2022 Championship, he achieved a career-best score of 178 against Surrey, truly cementing his status as a rising star in the cricketing world. This remarkable performance not only highlighted his exceptional batting prowess but also demonstrated his ability to perform against formidable opponents.

As an aspiring cricketer, Burgess continues to advance his career, carve a niche for himself in the competitive cricketing landscape, and contribute to the success of the teams he plays for. With his impressive track record and immense potential, the future looks promising for this young, talented cricketer.

Michael Burgess Career Stats

Michael Burgess 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 79 114 7 3695 178 34.53 5683 65.01 5 20 473 35 173 8
List A 41 38 4 979 93 28.79 1048 93.41 0 6 88 19 41 5
T20s 66 55 11 791 64* 17.97 663 119.3 0 2 61 26 26 12

Michael Burgess Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 79 4 134 55 1 1/17 1/17 55 2.46 134 0 0 0
List A 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 66 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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