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Alex Gidman

Key facts

Full Name: Alexander Peter Richard Gidman
Born: June 22 1981 , High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Other teams: England A, England Lions, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

A middle-order batsman and occasional seamer, Gidman was forced to retire in February 2016 due to a left index finger injury. Gidman was touted as a future England player during the early stages of his career. Despite never making his senior debut for the national side, Gidman was part of England A tours and was a loyal servant to Gloucestershire since making his debut in 2001. He was an important member of the side that claimed the Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy in 2003, when he hit the winning runs, and he struck a fine 61 to carry his side tantalisingly close to victory over Surr...

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