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Paul Franks

Key facts

Full Name: Paul John Franks
Born: February 3 1979 , Sutton-in-Ashfield
County: Nottinghamshire
Other teams: England A, England
ODI debut: v West Indies, 2000
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

When Franks retires from the game, he may look back and wonder what might have been.The all-rounder earned his solitary England cap in a one-day international against West Indies in 2000 and was voted Young Cricketer of the Year by the Cricket Writers’ Club later that year.Franks, a star at Under-19 level for the Three Lions, was then injured for the majority of the 2001 season and subsequently fell out of contention.He has still always been an impressive performer in the county game and briefly batted at the top of the order, which was perhaps more indicative of Nottinghamshire’s problems ...

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