Birth date 16 Sep 1974 (45 years)
Nationality Scotland Scotland
Position All Rounder
Team history
Scotland 1993 - 2010
Scotland 1999 - 2010
Durham County 2004 - 2005
Yorkshire County 1994 - 2003

Gavin Hamilton is a left handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler who plays for Scotland cricket team. He has also played for England cricket team, Yorkshire and Durham.

Hamilton debuted in One day International cricket on 16th May 1999 at Worcester against Australia. He batted at the No. 6 position and was bowled by Warne when he had scored 34 runs in 42 deliveries inclusive of 3 boundaries. He bowled 8.5 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 37 runs without taking any wicket. This match was won by Australia by 6 wickets with 31 deliveries to spare. Hamilton has played in 1 Test match which was played at Johannesburg against South Africa from 25th to 28th November 1999. In the 1st innings, Hamilton was caught by Pollock off the bowling of Donald for no score in 6 deliveries. He bowled 15 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 63 runs without taking any wicket. In the 2nd innings, he was again caught by Pollock off the bowling of Donald for no score in 3 deliveries. This match was won by South Africa by an innings and 21 runs.

Career Highlights

Hamilton has participated in 28 One day Internationals in which he has scored 882 runs at a batting average of 35.28 and strike rate of 68.69 with 115 as his highest score. He has hit 1 century, 6 half centuries, 73 boundaries and 9 sixers and has taken 4 catches. He has bowled 220 deliveries and has conceded 160 runs while taking 3 wickets. His bowling average has been 53.33 and economy rate 4.36. Hamilton has played in a single Test in which he did not score a single run but bowled 90 deliveries and conceded 63 runs without taking any wicket.