Tony Frost

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Tony Frost
Personal information
Full nameTony Frost
Born (1975-11-17) 17 November 1975 (age 44)
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
1997–2009 Warwickshire (squad no. 6)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Runs scored4,779652289
Batting average 32.5120.3720.64
Top score242* 5653
Balls bowled55
Wickets 1
Bowling average 30.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling1/12
Catches/stumpings 259/1879/1915/11
Source: CricInfo, 23 June 2012

Tony Frost (born 17 November 1975) is an English former professional cricketer. He played as a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Frost played for Warwickshire County Cricket Club, scoring over 4,500 runs in first-class cricket in a career which lasted from 1997 to 2009. [1]

He played through most of season 2005, after Keith Piper's ban left Warwickshire without a regular wicket-keeper. After Tim Ambrose joined Warwickshire in 2006 Frost played very little County Championship cricket, although he played more often in one-day competitions. [2] Frost retired as a professional at the end of the 2006 season.

Following Ambrose's call-up to play for England, Frost re-signed for Warwickshire for the 2008 season as cover. He ended the season having scored 1003 runs in 13 Championship games, averaging 83.58 runs per innings and scoring a career best of 242 not out. He came top of the county batting averages for the season [3] and was awarded a Benefit Year for 2009. [4] [5]

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  2. Tony Frost, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  3. Dobell G (2009) Trott puts England omission behind him, CricInfo, 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
  4. McGlashan A (2008) And the award goes to..., CricInfo, 2008-09-29. Retrieved 2020-01-02.
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