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Richard Montgomerie

Key facts

Full Name: Richard Robert Montgomerie
Born: July 3 1971 , Rugby
Other teams: Northamptonshire, Sussex
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Off Spin

Biography

Montgomerie moved to Sussex after he was released by Northamptonshire in 1998 and proved to be a shrewd signing as he piled on the runs, including his first century for Sussex against his former club at Hove. He had a dream year in 2001, when he was second to 1,000 first-class runs in the season and in 2002 he fell four runs short of a double century, his highest first class score to date. His partnership of 176 with Murray Goodwin against Essex in 2001 was a Sussex record for an opening stand in the one-day league.One of the few players to play all Sussex's first class games in 2005, he ma...

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