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Phil Mustard

Key facts

Full Name: Philip Mustard
Born: October 8 1982 , Sunderland
Country: England
County: Durham
Other teams: England Under-19,
ODI debut: Sri Lanka v England, Dambulla, October 1 2007
T20 debut: New Zealand v England, Auckland, February 5 2008
Batting Style: Left-hand Batsman

Biography

An aggressive and innovative left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman, Mustard is nicknamed ‘Colonel’ due to him sharing a surname with a fictitious character from the board game Cluedo. He hit the headlines by striking 49 as Durham beat Hampshire in the 2007 Friends Provident Trophy final. A call-up to England’s limited-overs side followed, but although he struck 83 against New Zealand in Napier, Mustard was unable to fully convince in 10 one-day and two Twenty20 international appearances. His return to the domestic game proved beneficial for Durham as he played a full part in th...

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