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John Crawley

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Full Name: John Paul Crawley
Born: September 21 1971 , Maldon, Essex
Other teams: Hampshire, Lancashire, England
Test debut: England v South Africa, Lord's, Jul 21-24 1994
ODI debut: England v Zimbabwe, Sydney, Dec 15 1994
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


One of the most elegant players in county cricket, former England batsman Crawley is particularly effective off his pads from where he can caress the ball to anywhere on the leg side. A product of Cambridge University, Crawley continued his career with Lancashire in 1990 and was soon called into the England A side. His score of 286 against Eastern Province in 1994 was the highest by an England or England A batsman on foreign soil for nearly 30 years. That saw him promoted to the senior England team and he made his Test debut against South Africa at Lord’s in 1994 before going on to win 3...

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