Greg Lamb

Gregory Arthur Lamb (born 4 March 1981) is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who can bowl both off spin and right arm medium pace.

Greg Lamb
Personal information
Full nameGregory Arthur Lamb
Born (1981-03-04) 4 March 1981 (age 39)
Salisbury, Zimbabwe
NicknameLamby
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
Right-arm medium
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 79)1 September 2011 v Pakistan
ODI debut4 March 2010 v West Indies
Last ODI6 March 2010 v West Indies
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2000/01Mashonaland
2004–2008Hampshire (squad no. 29)
2009Wiltshire
2009–presentMashonaland Eagles
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODI FC LA
Matches 1 15 63 90
Runs scored 46 197 2,958 1,596
Batting average 23.00 17.90 32.86 25.20
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 7/12 1/8
Top score 39 37 171 100*
Balls bowled 192 642 4,714 2,141
Wickets 3 12 65 49
Bowling average 47 38.91 41.35 35.06
5 wickets in innings 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/120 3/45 7/73 4/38
Catches/stumpings 2/– 0/– 48/0 31/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 28 February 2013

He was Zimbabwe's Young Player of the Year and represented his country at Under-12, Under-15 and Under-19 levels. He played in the C&G Trophy final for Hampshire against Warwickshire in 2005 and was a valuable member of the squad which finished runners-up in the Frizzell County Championship in 2005.

Lamb was released by Hampshire at the end of the 2008 season having not played for the first team under caretaker coach Giles White. He took just eight Championship wickets at 71.37 in the 2008 County Championship season.

In 2009 Lamb joined Wiltshire, making his debut in the Minor Counties Championship against Wales Minor Counties.

Lamb has since returned to Zimbabwe to play for the Mashonaland Eagles. Lamb has had a prolific season with the Eagles which has led to his inclusion in Zimbabwe's squad for their tour to the West Indies.

International careerEdit

Lamb made his debut for Zimbabwe in Twenty20 Internationals against the West Indies, scoring 11 runs and taking 2/14 from 4 overs, including the wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul leg before as Zimbabwe won by 26 runs.

Lamb made his One Day International debut for Zimbabwe against the West Indies on 4 March 2010, where in the West Indies innings he took the wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul LBW as Zimbabwe went on to win the match by 2 runs.

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