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Richard Jones

Key facts

Full Name: Richard Alan Jones
Born: November 6 1986 , Stourbridge
County: Worcestershire
Other teams: England U19, Loughborough UCCE
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

The seamer, who signed a full playing contract at the end of the 2005 season, is a product of the Worcestershire academy.A back injury limited his participation for England Under-19s, including ruling him out of the 2006 World Cup.Jones made his first-class debut in 2007 but had to wait until the end of the 2009 campaign for a run in the first team.He enjoyed an impressive 2010 with 38 LV= County Championship wickets, aiding promotion and earning a place on the England Performance Programme to South Africa.However, in 2011 he had to make do with half a dozen championship appearances.

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