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PLAYER PROFILE NUMBER 6 - SPANISH SENIOR SQUAD GARY CROMPTON
 
26th May 2011

                          GARY CROMPTON

                         

 

PLAYER INFORMATION:

NAME GARY CROMPTON 

DOB  11/5/1974
HEIGHT  1.76 METRES
BAT/BOWLS - RHBAT/BOWLS LEG SPIN 

PROFILE 

HOMETOWN: ALMORADI, SPAIN 

NICKNAMES: CROMPTY, GAZZA,WARNEY 

CRICKET ROLE: STEADY THE MIDDLE ORDER IF THERE HAS BEEN A COLLAPSE, OR GET ON WITH IT IF THERE HAS BEEN A GOOD START. SAVE SINGLES INF IELD OR STOP TWOS ON THE BOUNDARY. BREAK PARTNERSHIPS WITH MY BOWLING.

Gary Crompton

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE CRICKET: SOMERSET UNDER 11-18, WEST OF ENGLAND TEAM UNDER 14-16 

OVERSEAS TOURS: NETHERLANDS WITH THE WEST OF ENGLAND, PORTING ALFAS TO GIBRALTAR, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO WITH THE WEST OF ENGLAND. 

CRICKET CLUB: SPORTING ALFAS CC 

 

 

BEST BATTING PERFORMANCE: 184 OFF 96 BALLS  

BEST BOWLING PERFORMANCE: 7/19 WHEN I WAS 11  

HIGHLIGHTS OF CAREER : SCORING MY FIRST 100 AT 13, BEING SELECTED TO PLAY FOR SPAIN AT 36 

CRICKETING HERO : VIV RICHARDS, SACHI TENDULKAR, SHANE WARNE 

MOST AMUSING MOMENT ON A CRICKET PITC H - A MATCH HAD TO BE ABANDONED DUE TO A SUDDEN SWARM OF FLYING ANTS INVADING THE PITCH.  

WORST CRICKETING MOMENT : BREAKING MY FINGER SO I COULD NOT PLAY FOR SOMERSET UNDER 16´S V LANCASHIRE AT OLD TRAFFORD. RE-BREAKING MY FINGER WHILE ON TOUR IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SO I COULD NOT PLAY IN THE LAST FOUR TOUR GAMES.

 

FAVOURITE CD : ANYTHING BY ROBBIE WILLIAMS, BOB  MARLEY-LEGEND 

FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME AND FILM : TV - FRIENDS, FAMILY GUY, FILMS - THE LORD OF THE RINGS (ALL THREE) 

FAVOURITE TIPPLE : MAHOU OR VODKA AND DIET COKE


FAVOURITE MEAL AND RESTAURANT : CHINESE, GRAN MUNDO IN GRAN ALACANT 

PREFERRED ROOM MATE : ANYBODY WHO DOES NOT SNORE 

IF YOU COULD STEAL A CRICKETING ATTRIBUTE FROM YOUR TEAM MATE WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY ? THE ABILITY TO BOWLVERY FASTSO I CAN GET MY OWN BACK ON THE FAST BOWLERS WHO BOWL AT ME. 

CRICKETING CLAIM TO FAME - GETTING MY FINGER BROKE BY GLENN CHAPPLE (LANCASHIRE CC) THEN STROKING HIM FOR FOUR THROUGH THE COVERS BEFORE BEING TOLD TO LEAVE THE FIELD BY THE UMPIRE.