Full Name: Alan Richardson
Born: May 6 1975, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Other Teams: Middlesex, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, England Lions
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium fast
The journeyman seamer earned acclaim aged 36 in 2011 when he was an unlikely leading wicket-taker in Division One of the LV= County Championship. Richardson’s 73 scalps helped Worcestershire, who were favourites for relegation, to stay in the top flight. Worcestershire were a fifth county for Richardson, who began his career with Derbyshire in 1995 and also had a stint with minor county Staffordshire from 1996 to 1998. He moved to Warwickshire in 1999 but had limited first-team opportunities and revitalised his career in 2005 by joining Middlesex. Richardson claimed 57 first-class...