Who is Gareth Edwards?
Gareth John Maldwyn Edwards is a former Welsh cricketer. Edwards was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born in St Asaph, Flintshire. He studied geography at University College London.
Edwards played a single Youth Test for England Under-19s against Zimbabwe Under-19s on England's tour of Zimbabwe in 1995/96. Having played in the Glamorgan Second XI since 1994, Edwards made his only first-class appearance for Glamorgan against Oxford University in 1997. In this match he did not bat in either Glamorgan innings, while with the ball he bowled 9 wicket-less overs.
In 1998, he made 2 Minor Counties Championship appearances for Wales Minor Counties against Shropshire and Cornwall, and a single MCCA Knockout Trophy appearance against Herfordshire. Following the end of his cricket career, he moved to Manchester where he worked for the BBC as a researcher for A Question of Sport.
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