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George Dockrell

Key facts

Full Name: George Henry Dockrell
Born: July 22 1992 , Dublin
Country: Ireland
County: Somerset
Other teams: Ireland Under-19s
ODI debut: West Indies v Ireland, Kingston, April 15 2010
T20 debut: Afghanistan v Ireland, Colombo, Feb 1 2010
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox


Recruited at Taunton two weeks prior to his 18th birthday, Dockrell appears to have a bright future ahead of him. The left-arm spinner first shot to prominence when impressing for Ireland during the 2010 World Twenty20 and was subsequently snapped up by Somerset. During his first full season with the county, he was mainly used in one-day cricket but has seen his role expanded to the longer format, making his County Championship debut in 2011 against Nottinghamshire. In just his second match, he took an impressive career-best 6-27 against Middlesex, while he continued to grow with Ire...

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