A passable line in stuttering bowling, backed up with an irritating penchant for giving the opposition fielders catching practice. Not the most athletic member of the side.
From the 2012/13 Indoor League at Exeter Uni, where the Erratics enjoyed an unlikely run to the cup final.
Chris Cook (left) and Gareth Oughton (right) give Matt Cook (prone) the benefit of their advice at Cheriton Fitzpaine in 2009
During the Erratics innings against the Nomads at Killerton in 2009. Gareth Oughton scores; John Curtis and Tim Mileham look on.
Erratics shelter from the rain at Denbury in 2009. Left to right: James Burrows, Tim Mileham, Duncan Chave, Matt Cook (in the back), Martin Wright, Phil Ellis(?), Chris Ferro (in the back), Gareth Oughton and Jonathan Kirby.
Jonathan Kirby (on strike) keeps Duncan Chave company at Teign Valley in 2009
Chris Ferro top scored with 65 at Frocester in 2009
'Gareth, having changed ends to bowl up hill, was magnificent': Gareth Oughton with quick wickets after tea at Marldon in 2009. Peter Thomson keeps wicket.
Teign Valley in 2010 when the Erratics won by 26 runs (after scoring just 93) thanks to Gareth Oughton's 32* and 6 for 26 (both career bests).
Gareth Oughton (7-2-27-1) bowls in the opening fixture of the 2011 season at Newton Poppleford. John Nagle crouches at gulley and Alex Raistrick backs up.
Gareth Oughton's pre-match routine at Newton Poppleford in 2011.
Gareth Oughton, Nigel Rutherford, Varun Kothamachu and Mark Hailwood watch the Erratics slump to 96 all out at Chulmleigh in 2011.
Administrators Ed Keedwell and Gareth Oughton at Chulmleigh in 2011
Match abandoned against Ide at Dunsford in 2012 so Gareth Oughton lights up.
Ferro wonders who is on strike out there in the gloom