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Chris Rogers

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


A left-handed opening batsman who was reprieved from the tag of 'one-Test wonder' late in his career when his prolific run-scoring in English and Australian domestic cricket was belatedly acknowledged. Rogers made his Test debut against India in Perth, where he grew up, in 2008 but had to wait another five years before the national selectors came knocking again. By then his studied technique had help him pile up more than 20,000 first-class runs on both sides of the equator - his form in England a major factor in his recall for the 2013 Ashes series. While England won the series 3-0,...

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