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Darren    Darren age 16
Age 13 Receiving County Cup...............Age 16

PROFILE OF DARREN GERARD


NAME:- Darren Charles Gerard
BIRTHPLACE:- Barnet, Herts.
D.O.B.:- 17th April 1984
EDUCATION:- Lochinver House Prep. School, Haileybury College and Oxford University (St.Edmund Hall)
CLUBS:- Oxford University C.C., Oxford University Centre of Excellence, Oxford Authentics, Harlequins, St.Edmund Hall, Haileybury Hermits, Barnet.C.C., Woodford Wells C.C., Great Britain Maccabi
ALSO PLAYED FOR:- Middlesex C.C.C. (Colts 1995-1999, and under 17s 2001), Hertfordshire C.C.C. (Colts 2000, Young Cricketers 2001, 2002) , Wolverton Youth C.C., Henlow C.C., United Counties C.C., Welford C.C., Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C.), Young Lions C.C.,Maidenhead & Bray C.C. Colts(scoring 101 in guest appearance), St. Edmund Hall (Oxford), Vic Lewis XI
NICKNAME:- Dazza or Dazzler
CRICKETING ATTRIBUTES:-RFM, RHB,
HS(MIDDX): 39 v Sussex 1995
BB(MIDDX): 6-13 v Hants 1995 (Listed among County Under 11 records)
HAT-TRICK(MIDDX): v Oxfordshire U14s 5th July 1998
HS(HERTS): 60 not out v Berkshire 2002
BB(HERTS) 3-16 v Hunts.(on debut) 2000.
HS(BARNET COLTS): 92 v Edmonton A 1997
BB(BARNET COLTS): 3-2 v Wycombe Hse 1995
HS(BARNET 3rd X1) : 67 not out v Abbots Langley 1998
HS(BARNET 1st XI) : 25 v Enfield 2002
BB(BARNET 3rd XI) : 8-31 v Stanmore 2001
BB(BARNET 2nd XI) : 4-20 v Wembley 2001
BB(BARNET 1st XI) : 5-32 v Hampton Wick Royal 2004
BB(BARNET SUN.CUP) : 5-26 v ??
HS(WOLVERTON): 73 not out v New City(Milton Keynes) 1997
HS(YOUNG LIONS) : 50 v Lisbon Casuals 1999
HS(LOCHINVER): 100 not out v Keeble 1996
BB(LOCHINVER): 8-12 v York House 1995
HS(HAILEYBURY J.COLTS): 114 not out v Felsted School 1999
HS(HAILEYBURY 1st XI): 98 v Privateers 2000
BB(HAILEYBURY J.COLTS): 5 for 13 v Harrow School 1999
BB(HAILEYBURY 1st XI): 5-12 v Western Province Development XI (In Cape Town) 2001
BB (OXFORD UNIVERSITY C.C.) : 5-29 v Cambridge University at Lord's 24th June 2004

HONOURS: Middlesex Colts Cap 1995, Joined Hertfordshire C.C.C. in 2000, Middx East Area Champions (3), Slip Trios County Winner 1997, Ken Barrington U 13 County Cup winner 1997, Barnet U 11, U 13 Captain, Lochinver Colts Captain 1995, 1st x1 Captain 1997, School Bowling and Batting cups, School record 3rd wicket p'nership 212* with B. Aguire v Keeble 1996, Haileybury Yearlings 'A' Captain 1998, Junior Colts Captain 1999, Played for Haileybury first X1 aged 15yrs 2mths, Barnet Colts Player of the year 1996, Man of the Match: Barnet v Tunbridge Wells (Regional Finals) 1997, 'Hat-trick' Middx U 14s v Oxfordshire 1998, Played for M.C.C. v Haileybury 1999,Debut for Barnet 1st XI age 16yrs 3mths taking a wicket with his 2nd ball, Isle of Wight Festival runners-up for Herts u 16s 2000, Shared record 10th wicket partnersip of 92 with R.Booth for Herts u 16s v Gloucs 2000, Represented Hertfordshire at U 19 and Middlesex at U 17 in 2001, Finished highest wicket -taker at Cape Town Cricket Festival Dec.2001, Selected and admitted to the Oxford University Centre of Cricketing Excellence November 2002, Captained the Great Britain Cricket Team at the Maccabiah Games, Israel 2005 - winning a bronze medal for 3rd place. ,

TOURS: Middx U 11, (West Country) 1995, Middx U 12 (Yorks, Staffs, Notts. etc.) 1996, Middx U 13 (Midlands) 1997, Young Lions C.C. (Portugal) 1998, Middx U 14 (Sussex) 1998, Cheltenham College Festival 1999, Middx U 15 (West Country & Wales) 1999, Young Lions C.C. (Portugal) 1999, Herts U 16 (Isle of Wight Festival 2000), Sherborne Festival 2001, Haileybury Tour to South Africa 2001, Cheltenham College Festival 2002.

OTHER: Had a batting average of 249.00 for Haileybury Junior Colts 1999, Duke of Edinburgh Award : Bronze 1999, Achieved Nine A Star GCSEs 2000, ECB coaching certificate Jan 2001, Haileybury Club Secretary 2001, Achieved a score of 41 points in the International Baccalaureate Examinations, securing a place at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University Oct 2002. Debut for Oxford University v Worcester University (BUSA competition) May 2003, taking 3-23. Oxford University Centre of Excellence 2003, 2004. Elected vice-captain of Barnet Cricket Club for 2004 also social secretary. Captained Barnet C.C. during 2004. Took 5-29 for Oxford University v Cambridge University at Lord's, First appearance at Lord's 2004. Secured 3 month internship with J.P.Morgan Oct 2004. Played for Oxford University v Cambridge at Lord's 2006, taking 2-23 in 8.4 overs. Oxford Blue for Cricket 2006, First-class debut July 2006 Oxford v Cambridge at The Parks. Achieved a 2:1 (Hons) degree in Modern Languages at Oxford 2006.




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