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Richard Dawson

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Full Name: Richard Kevin James Dawson
Born: August 4 1980 , Doncaster
County: Gloucestershire
Other teams: Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, England
Test debut: India v England at Mohali, Dec 3-6, 2001
Batting Style: Right-hand Bat
Bowling Style: Off-break


Dawson was chosen for England's winter tours of India and New Zealand in 2001-02 tours after helping Yorkshire to the County Championship title. He collected four wickets on his debut Test at Mohali and featured the following winter in Australia when he deputised for Ashley Giles and batted with considerable bravery against a barrage from Brett Lee. He is a good fielder and was picked in England's 30-man pool of players for the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy but missed out on final selection, although he toured UAE and Sri Lanka with England A at the start of 2005. Produced several impressiv...

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