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Michael Powell

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Full Name: Michael John Powell
Born: February 3 1977 , Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
County: Kent
Other teams: Glamorgan, England A
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin


Since breaking into the Glamorgan first XI Michael Powell has earned rave reviews for his solid technique and weight of runs. His talent did not go unnoticed by the England selectors, who kept a keen eye on his progression. It seemed only a matter of time before he would receive a call-up to the England squad and it came in 2004 when he was selected for the NatWest Series against New Zealand and West Indies. Powell was brought in as cover for Marcus Trescothick, having impressed in a warm-up match playing for Wales against England, but Trescothick recovered before he could make his debu...

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