A bowling all-rounder who is no mug with the bat and had three half-centuries to his name in first class cricket at the end of the 2004 season.
He first represented England at Under 15 level when he played in the World Cup and was selected for the Under 19 tour of New Zealand in 1998-99. Also played in the Under 19 World Cup the following winter.
Bridge played for a Durham Board XI in the NatWest Trophy in 1999 and made his one-day debut for the county two years later when he won the man of the match award with figures of 3-44 against Gloucestershire in the C&G Trophy.
In 2006 he was used predominately in Twenty20 cricket but was released from his contract at the end of the season.