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Graham Onions

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Full Name: Graham Onions
Born: Gateshead
Country: England
County: Durham
Other teams: Dolphins, England Lions, Marylebone Cricket Club
Test debut: England v West Indies, Lord's, May 6-8 2009
ODI debut: England v Australia, Chester-le-Street, Sept 20 2009
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


A deadly accurate seamer who ‘kisses the surface’, Onions won England honours after playing a key part in Durham winning the second of their back-to-back titles in 2009, having been injured for much of the previous year. The right-armer’s career was almost over before it began due to a double stress fracture of the shin, but he eventually broke on to the scene in 2006 and was included in England's provisional 30-man squad for the Champions Trophy. Onions was particularly prominent three years later and, after impressing early in the season for Durham, took 5-38 against West Indies on h...

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