'Mouse' is a product of a thriving Junior Section at Illingworth Cricket Club. He made his 1st XI debut in April 1993 away to Green Lane. Before commencing a Scholarship at the Yorkshire Cricket Academy in March 1994 he played 28 League Matches scoring 384 runs in 25 innings at an average of 21.33. His highest 1st XI score was 78* at Silsden. He made one appearance in the Waddilove Cup against Guiseley. He made his Academy debut against Hull at Headingley in 1994 quickly signing an Academy Contract a year later. His Yorkshire 2nd XI debut was against Sussex at York in July 1977 eventually making his First Class debut on the test match ground at Leeds against the Champions elect, Surrey. He spent the winter 1998 on a Yorkshire scholarship playing cricket in Zimbabwe, where he made his inaugaural first class 50 for Matebeleland. Having made in first Sunday League game against Warwickshire, he signed his first professional contract in October 1998. Since then, this has been extended following an impressive first season playing instrumental parts in the success of the Yorkshire Phoenix First Division status and helping Yorkshire to the Final of the Benson & Hedges Super Cup in 1999. Gary was a key player in Yorkshire's County Championship Winning side of 2002 and successful C&G Trophy Final at Lords, the following year.
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