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Michael Carberry

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Full Name: Michael Alexander Carberry
Born: September 29 1980 , Croydon
County: Hampshire
Other teams: Surrey, Kent, England U19, England Lions, England
Test debut: Bangladesh v England, Chittagong, Mar 12-16 2010
ODI debut: Ireland v England, Dublin, Sep 3 2013
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin


A supreme athlete and talented left-handed batsman, Carberry made his Test debut in Bangladesh during 2010 before suffering an illness that kept him out for much of the 2011 county season.He made a solid contribution for England with scores of 34 and 30, but then found himself stuck behind captain Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook.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.He signalled his return to cricket late in the 2011 season with an unbeaten 300 against York...

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