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Chris Bassano

Key facts

Full Name: Christopher Warwick Godfrey Bassano
Born: September 11 1975 , East London, South Africa
Other teams: Derbyshire
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Leg Break

Biography

A top-order batsman signed by Derbyshire on the recommendation of Australian star Michael Di Venuto.Despite being a resident in Tasmania, the 29-year-old is a British national and qualifies to play county cricket as a non-overseas player.Was a member of Tasmania's Sheffield Shield squad between 1995-96 before joining Derbyshire.Averaged a respectable 42.84 during the 2004 County Championship Division Two season, with a highest score of 123 not out.But he suffered the same slump in form as many of his team-mates the following year, when he averaged under 30 from his eight matches, and was re...

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