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Gerard Brophy

Key facts

Full Name: Gerard Louis Brophy
Born: November 26 1975 , Welkom, South Africa
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: Ireland, Northamptonshire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

The South-African-born wicketkeeper-batsman has established a career in England with tidy glovework and the ability to score crucial middle-order runs.Brophy, who played for Ireland in the NatWest Trophy in 2000, moved to Yorkshire for the beginning of the 2006 season, after being released by Northamptonshire halfway through 2005 following a poor run of form.Brophy established himself as Yorkshire’s number one gloveman, but was then overtaken by the emergence of Jonny Bairstow in 2011 - his benefit year.Injuries and lack of form also blighted Brophy as he failed to build on his unbeaten 177...

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