Full Name: Mark Lewis Pettini
Born: August 7 1983 , Brighton
Other teams: England U19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium
Pettini, a former England Under-19 international, is a talented opening batsman thanks in part to his elegant stroke-making. After his Essex debut in the final County Championship game of the 2001 season, Pettini’s appearances were limited largely to the limited-overs arena until 2006, a summer which saw him register his maiden first-class hundred - against Somerset at Taunton in May. He was an ever-present in the championship side that summer, and an unbeaten 208 against Derbyshire late in the campaign contributed to his tally of 1,125 runs at an average of 45. He also played his part ...