Housego is a promising batsman who played representative cricket for England at Under-15,16 and 17 level.
A talented all-round athlete, he was national Under-12 200m champion and played youth team football for Oxford United.
However, he opted for a career in cricket with Berkshire and Middlesex where he was youth player of the year in 2005.
He made his first-class debut when Middlesex played Derbyshire in August 2008 and, also that summer, was involved in the Crusaders’ triumphant Twenty20 Cup campaign.
Housego played three Championship games in 2009, failing to impress with bat or ball.