Chris Rushworth

Shirt Number 22
     
Squad number: 22
Durham Representative No.: 116
Role: Right Arm Med-Fast, Right Hand Bat
Chris Rushworth
 

Brief bio

Twitter - @rushworth22
Date of birth - 11 July 1986 Sunderland, County Durham
Durham First Class Debut - April 2010 v Yorkshire (away)


Chris Rushworth was crowned as the club's 'Bowler Of The Year' for his 87 wicket haul in all competitions during 2013.

"Rushy" was released by Durham in 2006 but fought his way back into the first class game and is perhaps one of the most underrated bowlers on the county circuit.

The Sunderland born seam bowler, who progressed through the club's academy and eventually made his first class debut in 2010, has been a model of consistency ever since.

Rushworth has picked up over 200 wickets in all three formats of the game at a remarkable average of less than 25.

He recently signed a new contract that will keep him at Durham until 2017, although he wasn't able to celebrate this as he has decided to give up alcohol for a year to raise money for Save the Children UK and the PCA Benevolent Fund.

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