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Chris Rogers

Key facts

Full Name: Christopher John Llewellyn Rogers
Born: August 31 1977 , St George, Sydney
County: Middlesex
Other teams: Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Australia, Western Australia, Victoria
Test debut: Australia v India, Perth, January 16-19 2008
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Leg-spin

Biography

A left-handed opening batsman, Rogers has been one of the most prolific run-scorers in Australian domestic cricket in recent years.He won a call-up for Australia A in 2004 before signing for Derbyshire, scoring 498 runs in six matches before a shoulder injury cut short his season.Rogers joined Leicestershire midway through the following summer, famously hitting a double century against Australia in a tour match at Grace Road.Northamptonshire became his third English county in as many seasons when he penned a deal for the 2006 campaign, and he further underlined his talent with 1,352 champio...

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