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Chris Rushworth

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Full Name: Christopher Rushworth
Born: July 11 1986 , Sunderland
County: Durham
Other teams: Marylebone Cricket Club, Northumberland
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


An accurate seamer, Rushworth has formed a formidable new-ball partnership with Graham Onions at Durham. Having made his debut against Sri Lanka A in 2004, Academy graduate Rushworth was released just two years later. However, he refused to accept that he could not play professional cricket and, after returning to club cricket and taking on various jobs, was re-signed by Durham in 2009 following a successful four-month trial. He made his four-day debut the following year and was a key member of Durham’s LV= County Championship-winning side in 2013. After giving up booze for 2014, h...

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