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Gareth Breese

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Full Name: Gareth Rohan Breese
Born: January 9 1976 , Montego Bay, Jamaica
Country: West Indies
Other teams: Durham, Jamaica
Test debut: India v West Indies, Chennai, October 17-20 2002
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-break


A tidy off-spinner and useful lower-order batsman, Breese was part of a successful era at Durham during his 11-year spell in the north east. Although he played one Test for West Indies in 2002, against India, he holds a British passport and is not classed as an overseas player. Breese was an ever-present in Durham’s side that won the Friends Provident Trophy in 2007 and made a memorable contribution to their maiden LV= County Championship triumph the following season, hitting an unbeaten 121 in the final match against Kent to set up a 71-run victory. Predominantly used in the limited...

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