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Paul George Wakefield (born 6 March 1957 in Crewe, Cheshire, England) is a French former cricketer.[1] A left-handed batsman and leg spin bowler,[2] he represented the France national cricket team at the 2001 ICC Trophy, having previously played minor counties cricket for Cheshire.[3]

Paul Wakefield
Personal information
Full namePaul George Wakefield
Born (1957-03-06) 6 March 1957 (age 62)
Crewe, Cheshire, England
BowlingLeg spin
Domestic team information
List A debut29 June 1983 Cheshire v Kent
Last List A29 June 1983 Cheshire v Kent
Career statistics
Competition List A ICC Trophy
Matches 1 2
Runs scored 13 24
Batting average 13.00 12.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 13 19
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 0/0 0/0
Source: [1], 17 October 2007


Wakefield played for Cheshire in the Minor Counties Championship from 1975 until 1990,[3] also playing one List A match for them against Kent in the 1983 Nat-West Trophy.[4] He also played for Northamptonshire second XI in 1976 and for Worcestershire second XI in 1979.[3]

He moved to France in 1994, and began playing for their national cricket team two years later. Amongst his matches for France include the 2000 European Championship in Glasgow[5] and two matches in the 2001 ICC Trophy in Canada against Malaysia and Uganda.[6]