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Ronnie Irani

Key facts

Full Name: Ronald Charles Irani
Born: October 26 1971 , Leigh
County: Essex
Other teams: Lancashire, England.
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium

Biography

Irani led Essex to their first National League title for 20 years in an imperious season where they lost only one match.His personal batting average may have dropped in the competition but he made up for this with superb individual displays in the County Championship.He took on extra responsibility for team affairs at the start of the 2005 season after head coach Graham Gooch changed his role to help with commercial matters at the club.The former all-rounder took over as team captain in 2000 but was forced to concentrate solely on his batting after a long-term knee injury curtailed his medi...

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