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Paul Collingwood

Key facts

Full Name: Paul David Collingwood
Born: May 26 1976 , Shotley Bridge, County Durham
County: Durham
Other teams: England
Test debut: Sri Lanka v England, Galle, Dec 2-6 2003
ODI debut: England v Pakistan, Birmingham, June 7 2001
T20 debut: England v Australia, Southampton, June 13 2005
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

An accomplished batsman, handy medium-pace bowler and exceptional fielder, Collingwood played a valuable role in England’s recent successes.Having initially gained recognition as a limited-overs expert, the all-rounder went on to establish himself as a regular in Tests and, after playing in the final match of the 2005 Ashes, was an ever-present in the teams that gained further series victories over Australia in 2009 and 2010-11.Collingwood also scored a superb double hundred in a losing cause at Adelaide in December 2006 and became the first man to lead England to victory in an Internationa...

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