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Michael Carberry

Key facts

Full Name: Michael Alexander Carberry
Born: September 29 1980 , Croydon
Country: England
County: Hampshire
Other teams: Surrey, Kent, England Under-19, England Lions
Test debut: Bangladesh v England, Chittagong, Mar 12-16 2010
ODI debut: Ireland v England, Dublin, Sep 3 2013
T20 debut: England v Sri Lanka, Kia Oval, May 20 2014
Batting Style: Left-hand batsman
Bowling Style: Off-spin

Biography

A supreme athlete and talented left-handed batsman, Carberry had to wait almost four years to return to Test cricket after making his debut on the 2010 tour of Bangladesh. He was recalled for the 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia when he was England's second leading run-scorer at the top of the order. Despite that he fell out of favour as the quest to blood a new generation of players became the priority. Frustrated by a lack of opportunities at first Kent and then Surrey, a move to Hampshire in 2006 helped Carberry become one of the leading run-scorers on the county circuit. After making hi...

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