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Gary Pratt

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Full Name: Gary Joseph Pratt
Born: December 22 1981 , Bishop Auckland
County: Durham
Other teams: England U19
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Off Break


Became a cult figure in England's 2005 Ashes triumph when, as a substitute fielder, he ran out Australia skipper Ricky Ponting at a crucial juncture in the Trent Bridge Test match. England won the match to take a 2-1 series lead they were never to reliquish, earning Pratt hero status for years to come. Scored a century for England Under 19s against India Under 19s in 2000/01, and two more against the West Indies in 2001. Also played against Sri Lanka Under 19s in 2000 and in the Under 19 World Cup in 1999/00. Was Durham player of the year in 2002 and Durham young player of the year in 2...

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