|Full name||Edward George Christopher Young|
|Born||21 May 1989|
Chertsey, Surrey, England
|Bowling||slow left-arm orthodox|
|Domestic team information|
|2010–2013||Gloucestershire (squad no. 30)|
|First-class debut||11 April 2009 Oxford UCCE v Worcestershire|
|List A debut||24 July 2010 Unicorns v Lancashire|
Source: Cricinfo, 9 November 2019
Edward George Christopher Young (born 1989) is an English cricketer, a right handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler who last played for Gloucestershire. He made his first-class debut for Oxford UCCE against Worcestershire in April 2009. Young signed a two-year development contract with Gloucestershire in August 2010 whilst also studying at Oxford Brookes University. Young's older brother, Peter is also a cricketer and has also played 9 first-class games for Oxford UCCE.
Born 21 May 1989, Chertsey, Surrey, England, Young made his debut for Oxford UCCE in a 3-day match against Worcestershire. The game was affected by rain with no play on day one. Due to the weather Young bowled only 3 overs for 22 runs and was 0 not out from one ball in a drawn match. Young made his highest first-class score of 133 runs from 179 balls against Lancashire in April 2011. In April 2011 Young scored 80 runs from 111 balls for Oxford against Nottinghamshire in a drawn match, he also took one wicket in the match that of Andy Carter. In late May 2011, Young played for Gloucestershire in a first-class match against Essex. He scored 51 not out in 126 balls in a drawn match at Bristol. In June 2011, Young took 2 wickets for 32 runs in his 4 overs in a Twenty20 loss against Essex. Young also starred with the ball in a Twenty20 match against Hampshire in June 2011. He conceded only 14 runs and took 2 wickets in his maximum 4 overs in a 9 run loss.
In the winter of 2011, Young was part of Darren Lehmann's cricket academy in Adelaide. He returned from this experience to take a more active part in the County Championship during the 2012 season.
Young played in just one County Championship game in 2013 and was consequently released by Gloucestershire on 8 October 2013.
Career best performances
as of 1 October 2013
|FC||133||Oxford MCCU v Lancashire||Oxford||2011||2–23||Gloucestershire v Kent||Canterbury||2012|
|LA||50||Gloucestershire Gladiators v Nottinghamshire Outlaws||Nottingham||2011||3–25||Gloucestershire Gladiators v Lancashire Lightning||Bristol||2012|
|T20||28||Gloucestershire Gladiators v Surrey Lions||The Oval||2011||3-21||Gloucestershire Gladiators v Glamorgan||Cheltenham||2013|
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- "Gloucestershire v Hampshire". Espn Cricinfo. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
- "Young on Australian learning curve". Lord's. 28 November 2011. Archived from the original on 15 April 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
- "Ed Young to leave Gloucestershire". Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. 8 October 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.