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Mark Turner

Key facts

Full Name: Mark Leif Turner
Born: October 23 1984 , Sunderland
County: Derbyshire
Other teams: Somerset, Durham, England U19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast


One of the fastest bowlers in the domestic game, Turner enjoyed a new lease of life after joining Derbyshire ahead of the 2011 season. He began his career at Durham and made Alastair Cook his maiden first-class victim in 2005 before moving to Somerset the following year. Turner continued to find regular four-day cricket hard to come by at Taunton, but a switch to the East Midlands proved prosperous. By the end of 2012, a year in which he claimed 17 Clydesdale Bank 40 wickets at an average of 24, the seamer was playing a valuable role for Derbyshire as they secured the LV= County Champio...

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