Full name Stephen David Parry
Born January 12, 1986, Manchester
Current age 30 years 197 days
Major teams England, Brisbane Heat, Cumberland, England Lions, Lancashire, Lancashire 2nd XI
Playing role Bowler
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Education Audenshaw High School, Greater Manchester
|ODI debut||West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 2, 2014 scorecard|
|Last ODI||West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard|
|T20I debut||West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Mar 11, 2014 scorecard|
|Last T20I||England v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Nov 27, 2015 scorecard|
|First-class debut||Durham UCCE v Lancashire at Durham, Apr 25-27, 2007 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, Aug 31-Sep 3, 2014 scorecard|
|List A debut||Essex v Lancashire at Chelmsford, May 10, 2009 scorecard|
|Last List A||Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, May 26, 2009 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|1/72, 4||Lancashire||v Leics||Leicester||26 Jul 2016||LA|
|0/30||Lancashire||v Durham||Chester-le-Street||22 Jul 2016||T20|
|0/31||Lancashire||v Leics||Leicester||15 Jul 2016||T20|
|0, 1/25||Lancashire||v Derbyshire||Derby||13 Jul 2016||T20|
|1/44||Lancashire||v Worcs||Worcester||8 Jul 2016||T20|
|43*, 3/14, 5/33||Lancs 2nd XI||v Yorks 2nd XI||Todmorden||4 Jul 2016||Other|
|1/21, 15||Lancashire||v Yorkshire||Leeds||1 Jul 2016||T20|
|18, 1/30||Lancs 2nd XI||v MCC Uni||Leeds||28 Jun 2016||Other|
|5/13||Lancashire||v Worcs||Manchester||24 Jun 2016||T20|
|10, 2/39, 68, 1/39||Lancs 2nd XI||v Durham 2nd||Brandon||21 Jun 2016||Other|
Stephen Parry, a left-arm spinner, has had to build his Lancashire career primarily playing limited-overs cricket. It is a none-too-easy task but that has not prevented him winning England honours and being recognised as a crucial element in the Lancashire squad.
His skill as a T20 bowler was evident in 2015 when who finished as the country's joint leading wicket taker - alongside team-mate James Faulkner - in the NatWest T20 Blast with 25 wickets asLancashire won the competition for the fist time.
Parry played for Cumberland in Minor Counties cricket on his way to Lancashire honours and claimed a five-wicket haul on his first-class debut in 2007 against Durham University but opportunities were restricted because of the presence, in turn, of two other slow left-armers on the county staff: Gary Keedy and Simon Kerrigan.
He was first called up for the England Lions in a 50-over match against India A at Worcester in July, 2010. No mean batsman, he scored a Second XI century in 2011 and captained the Lancashire team that won the Second XI one-day competition in 2012.
He first awakened the interest of the full England squad in 2013. Despite receiving a broken arm courtesy of throwdowns from Peter Moores, then Lancashire's coach, he did enough to catch the eye of the England selectors who called him up for the tour of West Indies and World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Strikingly, his 5 for 17 in a 40-overs match against Surrey at Old Trafford had only been exceeded once before by a Lancashire bowler. In one-day cricket.
He made his ODI debut against West Indies, in Antigua, on trip dominated by spin bowling and acquitted himself well, his 3 for 32 enough to take the man-of-the-match award. Two T20 internationals followed in Barbados ahead of one game in the World T20 in Bangladesh later that month.
Ashley Giles, then England's one-day coach, gave him opportunities in T20 and ODI cricket and the pair joined forces again at the end of 2014 when Giles, sacked from his England role, became Lancashire's director of cricket.
NBC Denis Compton Award 2009
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Stats highlights from the first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts
Against India in 2002, Hooper, Dillon, Chanderpaul and Co. gave their fans something to cheer about
A crushing victory over Pakistan gave England plenty to be pleased about but familiar concerns remain over the make-up of the side
Shorter matches spell good news for spectators and broadcasters. Cricket has a little to lose and a whole lot to gain by truncating its premier format
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side