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Philip Sampson

Key facts

Full Name: Philip James Sampson
Born: September 6 1980 , Manchester
County: Surrey
Other teams: Buckinghamshire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium bowler

Biography

Sampson is one of a growing breed of seam bowlers emerging through the ranks at Surrey and swing is his main weapon. Surrey have used him more in limited-overs cricket and he played in most of Surrey's 2004 totesport League campaign. He gained his first five-wicket haul in a championship match against Warwickshire at Guildford in 2004.However, he was absent for much of the 2005 season which saw Surrey relegated in the County Championship.

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