Gareth Batty

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Cricket Player
Date of Birth October 13, 1977
Place of Birth England
Age 43 years old
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Gareth Jon Batty is an English cricketer who is best known as a spin-bowler. He has represented England in all formats and was the captain of Surrey County Cricket Club between 2015 and 2017. He is the younger brother of former Yorkshire and Somerset off-spinner Jeremy Batty.

Full name: Gareth Jon Batty
Born: October 13, 1977, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
Batting style: Right-handed
Bowling style: Right-arm off break
Role: Bowler

About Gareth Batty

English spin-bowler nicknamed "Boom Boom" who has played country cricket for teams like Worcestershire and Surrey. He made his debut for England in One Day Internationals in 2002 and in Tests in 2003.

Before Fame

He attended Bingley Grammar School and began his career with his hometown team Yorkshire in 1997.


He was the bowler who surrendered Brian Lara's world record 400th run.

Family Life

His brother is fellow cricketer Jeremy Batty.


He has spent much of career as a backup to Ashley Giles.

Information related to Gareth Batty

  • Surrey cricket captains
  • Surrey Cricket Board cricketers
  • England Twenty20 International cricketers
  • English cricketers of the 21st century
  • England One Day International cricketers
  • Worcestershire cricketers
  • England Test cricketers
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Latest information about Gareth Batty updated on January 17, 2021.

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