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Paul Horton

Key facts

Full Name: Paul James Horton
Born: September 20 1982 , Sydney, Australia
County: Lancashire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

Born in Sydney, Horton moved to England when he was 15 and captained Lancashire Under-17s and Under-19s before making his senior debut in 2003. An unfussy opening batsman, he scored a combined total of 2,000 four-day runs in 2007 and 2008, picking up the club’s player-of-the-year award in the first of those seasons. A dip in form followed, yet he remained an integral part of Lancashire’s plans and was the Red Rose’s leading run-scorer in 2011 as they secured the LV= County Championship title. Although he did not manage a single century that summer, Horton contributed four scores betw...

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