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Ed Smith

Key facts

Full Name: Edward Thomas Smith
Born: July 19 1977 , Pembury
County: Middlesex
Other teams: Kent, England U19, England, University CC (Perth)
Test debut: England v South Africa, Nottingham, August 14-18 2003
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

A highly intelligent top-order batsman, Smith signed for Middlesex for the 2005 season after an acrimonious departure from Kent. A Cambridge University graduate, Smith combines his cricketing ability with a literary talent which has seen him write several books. After a prolific county season, Smith made his Test debut for England in 2003 against the touring South Africans, making an elegant 64 in his first innings. However, he was unable to build on that success and was not selected for the touring squads that winter. He has played three Tests for the full international side, to go with th...

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