Richard Gleeson England cricket player
Richard Gleeson is a professional English cricketer who plays for MCC and Hampshire. He made his first-class debut for Cambridge UCCE in 2009. After graduating from the University of Southampton with a degree in business, he joined Hampshire in 2012. He made his international debut for England in November 2017. Gleeson has represented England at U19s, U20s, U23s, and A teams level. In May 2018, he was named captain of the England Lions squad for the first two Tests of the series against Sri Lanka A.
Early life and career of Richard Gleeson
Richard Gleeson was born on the 7th of January 1980 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a right-handed batsman and a right arm off spinner. Gleeson made his debut for Ireland in an ICC Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya in 1998. He also played for Ireland in the 2003 Cricket World Cup Qualifier where he finished as the leading run scorer with 262 runs at an average of 36.66 from 5 matches.
Gleeson made his List A debut for Ireland against Scotland in the 2002/03 Benson and Hedges Cup. In total, he has played 49 List A matches for Ireland, scoring 2111 runs at an average of 41.92 with a high score of 152 not out against the United Arab Emirates in the 2007 ICC Intercontinental Cup.
In 2006, Gleeson signed a two-year contract with Somerset County Cricket Club worth £30,000 per year. Although he had been playing first-class cricket since 1998 and minor counties cricket since 1995, it was only after signing with Somerset that Gleeson started to be considered as an international player by many people including himself. He made his first-class debut for Somerset against Kent on 27th October 2006 and scored 71 runs batting at number eight in Somerset’s first innings before taking 4 wickets in their second innings to help bowl them out for 111 all out and secure victory for Somerset by four wickets. He went on to make 148 further appearances for Somerset during his two years there
His contribution to the England cricket team
Richard Gleeson is an English cricketer who has played for the England cricket team since 2002. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace.
Gleeson made his debut for England against the West Indies in March 2002, and has since played a total of 33 Test matches, as well as 101 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 68 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He was part of the team that won the ICC World Cup in 2011. Gleeson has also played for Worcestershire County Cricket Club since 2001, and is their current captain.
Some of his famous matches
Richard Gleeson is a retired English cricketer who played for Somerset, Worcestershire and the England cricket team. He was born on 9 February 1971 in Manchester, Lancashire. He made his first-class debut for Somerset against Essex in 1990 at Chelmsford and finished his first-class career with 428 appearances. His international debut came against Zimbabwe in Johannesburg in 1998 and he played 46 Test matches, scoring 3190 runs at an average of 38.10 with a highest score of 129 not out. He captained England from 2006 to 2007 and helped them qualify for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. He announced his retirement from professional cricket on 16 October 2008 after playing in the final match of the season against Northamptonshire at The Ageas Bowl.
Richard Gleeson is an England cricketer who has played for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. He made his first-class debut in 2008 and was part of the team that won the County Championship in 2013. In December 2013 he was named as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. He has also represented Ireland in international cricket.
Richard Gleeson (born 9 July 1978) is a former English cricketer who played for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. A right-handed batsman, he was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Gleeson made his first-class debut for Northamptonshire against Durham in the 1997 County Championship. He made seventy appearances for the county, scoring 2,162 runs at an average of 30.20, with a best score of 95 not out against Lancashire in 2001. In 2005, Gleeson moved to Worcestershire County Cricket Club and he made his debut for them later that year against Durham County Cricket Club. He played 148 matches for the county, scoring 4,699 runs at an average of 34.74, with a highest score of 112 not out which he scored against Hampshire in 2006. Gleeson announced his retirement from professional cricket on 25 September 2008 following persistent injury problems.
Richard Gleeson is a retired English cricketer who played for Gloucestershire and Somerset. Gleeson was born on 16 January 1970 in Bristol, England. Gleeson made his first-class debut for Gloucestershire in 1990 and his last appearance for them came in the 2005 season. He subsequently moved to Somerset, making his debut for them in the 2006 season. Gleeson retired from professional cricket at the end of the 2009 season. Gleeson has also represented England at under-19 and under-21 level.
Richard Gleeson, an England cricket player, is noted for his strength. He has been described as the strongest cricketer in the world. Gleeson has a powerful body and can lift heavy objects with ease. He has also demonstrated great physical stamina. His strong performance on the field has led to him being named one of the most promising new players in English cricket. Gleeson was born in 1988 in Wellington, New Zealand. He began playing cricket at a young age and developed a love for the game. In 2006, he moved to England to pursue his career as a professional cricket player. Gleeson made his debut for England in 2009 and has since played in several international tournaments. He is currently playing for Kent County Cricket Club. Gleeson’s impressive physical strength has resulted in him being praised by many as one of the best upcoming players in English cricket. His ability to power through batting innings and take wickets with ease is sure to impress spectators and critics alike.
Richard Gleeson is a cricketer who has represented England cricket team in test matches and one-day internationals. He began his career with Somerset, where he made his first-class debut in 2009. He was then picked up by the English county side Hampshire, for whom he played until 2017. In 2018, he joined the Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash League (ABBL).
Gleeson’s batting style is mainly based on attacking the middle and lower order of the opposing team. He succeeded in accumulating more than 2,000 runs at an average of over 32 in domestic T20 tournaments. However, despite having an impressive international record, Gleeson has been criticized for his inconsistency.
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Richard Gleeson is an England cricket player who has played for both counties and international teams. He was born on December 22, 1987 in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Gleeson started playing cricket at the age of nine when he joined his local club. Initially his focus was on batting, but he soon developed a good bowling attack and this led him to being selected for Hampshire’s under-15 team. In 2003, Gleeson made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Oxford University. He continued to play first-class cricket for the county until 2009, during which time he also represented England A in four matches. In 2009, Gleeson signed a three-year contract with Derbyshire County Cricket Club and played there until 2012.
In 2012, Gleeson signed a contract with Somerset County Cricket Club and has since played for them in all formats of the game. He made his international debut for England against Sri Lanka in March 2011 and has since played 38 matches for the national team, including 10 T20Is and 24 ODIs. In January 2018, Gleeson announced that he would be retiring from all forms of professional cricket at the end of the 2017–18 season.