Ian Gompertz

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Ian Gompertz
Personal information
Full name Ian Gompertz
Born Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Nickname Gompz
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1993-2000 Devon
Career statistics
Competition LA
Matches 3
Runs scored 41
Batting average 13.66
100s/50s –/–
Top score 18
Balls bowled 48
Wickets 1
Bowling average 49.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/5
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 30 December 2010

Ian Gompertz (born 1975) is a former English cricketer. Gompertz was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Royal Melbourne Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and educated at Blundell's School.

Gompertz made his debut for Devon in the 1993 Minor Counties Championship against Wales Minor Counties. From 1993 to 2000, he represented the county in 16 Championship matches, the last of which came against Wilshire.[1] His MCCA Knockout Trophy debut for the county came against Dorset in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he represented the county in 11 Trophy matches, the last of which came against Wiltshire.[2]

He won the Daily Telegraph U19 England Batsmen of the Year and Bowler of the Year in 1994 in a year where he presented England U19, National Association of Young Cricketers and the MCC young cricketers against India, Scotland and Wales. He also represented Devon in The Minior Counties Championship scoring a notable century against Berkshire and in List A cricket. His debut List A match came against Berkshire in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. He played 2 further List A matches for Devon against Staffordshire in the 2000 NatWest Trophy and Surrey in the same competition.[3] In his 3 matches, he scored 41 runs at a batting average of 13.66, with a high score of 18.[4] With the ball he took a single wicket at a bowling average of 39.00, with best figures of 1/5.[5]

Gompertz had previously played Second XI cricket for the Glamorgan and Somerset Second XI's.[6]


  1. ^ Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Ian Gompertz
  2. ^ Minor Counties Trophy Matches played by Ian Gompertz
  3. ^ List A Matches played by Ian Gompertz
  4. ^ List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Ian Gompertz
  5. ^ List A Bowling For Each Team by Ian Gompertz
  6. ^ In more recent times Ian has been a regular on the table tennis scene, losing his last two games for a mysterious Brad Pitt lookalike who goes by the name of The B Fox.... “Teams Ian Gompertz played for

External links

  • Ian Gompertz at Cricinfo
  • Ian Gompertz at CricketArchive
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