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Ed Giddins's Biography

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Edward Simon Hunter Giddins was born on 20 July 1971, in Eastbourne, Sussex.

Ed Giddins played cricket for Hampshire, Sussex, Warwickshire, and Surrey as well as for England.

In May 2004, Ed Giddins was fined £5000, plus £1000 costs, and banned from playing in any match under the jurisdiction of the ECB for five years.

Giddins was found guilty of placing a bet of around £7000 on Surrey (his county at the time) to lose to Northamptonshire in a National League game in August 2002.

Ed Giddins pleaded not guilty to the charge, but did not dispute any of the facts brought before the ECB panel.

No stranger to controversy, Ed Giddins parted company with Sussex, his first club, after a drug offence in 1996. Ed Giddins has been seen playing celebrity poker on TV.

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