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Paul Collingwood
Paul Collingwood
Personal information
Full name Paul David Collingwood MBE
Born 26 May 1976 (1976-05-26) (age 42)
Shotley Bridge, County Durham, England
Nickname Colly, Shep, Brigadier Block
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 622) 2 December 2003 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 20 March 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 162) 7 June 2001 v Pakistan
Last ODI 5 March 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no. 5 (prev. 50)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1995–present Durham (squad no. 5)
2009–present Delhi Daredevils (squad no. 50)
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 59 182 183 352
Runs scored 4,057 4,843 10,846 9,334
Batting average 43.62 36.96 37.14 34.44
100s/50s 10/19 5/26 24/55 8/54
Top score 206 120* 206 120*
Balls bowled 1,653 4,760 9,557 9,306
Wickets 15 103 120 218
Bowling average 61.33 38.86 40.76 34.67
5 wickets in innings 1 1 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/23 6/31 5/52 6/31
Catches/stumpings 79/– 102/– 206/– 179/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 July 2010


Paul David Collingwood MBE (born 26 May 1976) is an English cricketer. He is a regular member of the England Test side and was captain of the One Day International (ODI) team from 2007–2008, and is the current England Twenty20 captain. He is also vice-captain of his county, Durham County Cricket Club. In ODIs, he now wears number 5, having previously worn the number 50. Collingwood is a batting all-rounder, whose batting combines natural strokeplay with great tenacity. He also bowls reliable medium pace. Described as a "natural athlete", he is also regarded as one of the finest fielders of his time; usually fielding at backward point or in the slips, he has also deputised as wicket-keeper for England.


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