John Garbett

John Garbett

Born: 1964
Occupation: Retired Railwayman
BCEW Committee Position: Vice Chairman & Development Director
Current Club: Yorkshire Vikings VICC

Former England Men’s VI Cricket International Player
6 caps, 2008 v West Indies, 2008 Ashes winner & 2010 v Pakistan

Previous Clubs:
Sussex Sharks VICC

Other VI Sport Roles:
Former Trustee for Level Playing Field [LPF] : Disabled football fans
ECB level 2 cricket coach.
UK Women & Girls VI Cricket Programme Manager

B1 Man of the Match during England series v West Indies in 2008
2008, 2009 & 2010 BCEW B1 Bowler of the Year
2011 BCEW Twenty20 Finals Day B1 Player of the Day
Yorkshire Cricket OSCA (Outstanding Contribution to Cricket Award)

Educated: Wakefield Districk College : TEC Diploma in Electrical engineering
Lifetime of organising & playing amateur football & cricket, both sighted & VI.
Season ticket at Barnsley FC for over 40 years and member of Sussex CCC, Yorkshire CCC & Castleford Tigers RLFC for many years too.
Attends live sporting events from local level to international.
Massive music fan, attending concerts when possible.
Other spare time spent walking

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