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Gareth Cross

Key facts

Full Name: Gareth David Cross
Born: June 20 1984 , Bury
County: Lancashire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

After being added to Lancashire’s playing staff for the 2005 season, wicketkeeper-batsman Cross found County Championship appearances hard to come by for several years due to the presence of Warren Hegg and then Luke Sutton at Old Trafford.However, Sutton’s return to Derbyshire at the end of 2010 provided Cross with an opportunity to nail down a regular place in the club’s four-day team, and he went on to play all 16 matches the following year as the Red Rose secured a memorable title triumph.An aggressive batsman and improving gloveman, Cross had often been preferred to Sutton in limited-o...

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