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Alan Richardson

Key facts

Full Name: Alan Richardson
Born: May 6 1975 , Newcastle-under-Lyme
County: Worcestershire
Other teams: Middlesex, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, England Lions
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium fast

Biography

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 wickets in hi...

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