Full Name: Christopher David Whelan
Born: May 8 1986 , Liverpool
Other teams: Middlesex, Worcestershire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast
Seamer Whelan made his first-class debut in 2005, after playing one totesport game for Middlesex in 2004.He made an instant impression, taking seven wickets in the two games he played.Still only young, but definitely a name for the future, he played just three Friends Provident Trophy matches in 2007 and decided a move to Worcestershire at the end of the season would help him to fulfil his potential.He managed only eight Championship wickets in 2008 but he did score his maiden first-class half-century.