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Mark Lawson

Key facts

Full Name: Mark Anthony Kenneth Lawson
Born: November 24 1985 , Leeds
County: Derbyshire
Other teams: Yorkshire, Middlesex
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Leg-break

Biography

A genuine attacking leg-spinner, Lawson made his way through the youth ranks at Yorkshire accompanied by rave reviews and no little expectation.He made his second XI debut for Yorkshire in 2003, when he took the catch which secured the Second XI Championship, and also won England Under-19 honours before appearing for the Yorkshire first team - against Somerset at Scarborough - the following year.Formerly a member of the ECB’s Elite Wrist Spin Programme - run by Shane Warne’s mentor, Terry Jenner - Lawson made three appearances and took seven wickets as Yorkshire won promotion from LV Count...

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