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Richard Johnson

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Full Name: Richard Leonard Johnson
Born: December 29 1974 , Chertsey
Other teams: Somerset, Middlesex, England
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium


First hit the headlines in 1994 when he took 10-45 in an innings for Middlesex against Derbyshire and he continued to progress in 1995 as he earned a winter touring berth for England to South Africa. Unfortunately a back injury ruled him out and the national selectors did not pick him again until over five years later. Was recalled to face Australia and then replaced Andrew Caddick in the party to tour India but finally made his Test debut against Zimbabwe at the Riverside in June 2003. Began by smashing 24 off just 14 balls and then claimed 6-33 in Zimbabwe’s first innings to ensure he ...

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