Full name Tom Lungley
Born July 25, 1979, Derby
Current age 37 years 178 days
Major teams Derbyshire, Derbyshire 2nd XI, Lancashire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Height 6 ft 2 in
Education Saint John Houghton School
|Last First-class||Derbyshire v Surrey at Chesterfield, Jun 28-Jul 1, 2010 scorecard|
|List A debut||2000|
|Last List A||Derbyshire v Netherlands at Derby, May 30, 2010 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, Jun 2, 2010 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/67, 0, 2/60, 21||Derbyshire||v Surrey||Chesterfield||28 Jun 2010||FC|
|3/71, 5||Derbyshire||v Sussex||Derby||5 Jun 2010||FC|
|1/34||Derbyshire||v Leics||Leicester||2 Jun 2010||T20|
|0*, 1/31||Derbyshire||v Netherlands||Derby||30 May 2010||LA|
|2/45, 1, 2/59, 11||Derbyshire||v Gloucs||Derby||24 May 2010||FC|
|2/90, 8, 14, 1/29||Derbyshire||v Worcs||Worcester||17 May 2010||FC|
|20*, 2/67, 4||Derbyshire||v Middlesex||Lord's||10 May 2010||FC|
|0/47, 6||Derbyshire||v Yorkshire||Leeds||9 May 2010||LA|
|3/41||Derbyshire||v Northants||Northampton||7 May 2010||LA|
|2/43||Derbyshire||v Essex||Leek||3 May 2010||LA|
NBC Denis Compton Award 2003
The early stages of Tom Lungley's career were blighted by injury but Derbyshire stuck with him and 2007 turned out to be a golden summer for the home-grown quick bowler. He passed 50 wickets for the first time, finishing as the county's leading wicket-taker, and was awarded the Player of the Year award along with a new two year contract.
He signed for the county in 2000 and soon caught the eye with some impressive performances in one-day games, taking 19 wickets at 16.84 in 2001. His 4 for 13 against Nottinghamshire in a Twenty20 match resulted in him collecting the NBC Denis Compton Award for the most promising young player in 2003 but his injury worries struck soon after. A week after being named on the ECB Academy shortlist his season was ended by a knee problem, which he was unable to completely shake off for several years.
In 2009 he picked up career-best figures of 5 for 27 in Derbyshire's rout of Leicestershire in the Twenty20 Cup, and at the end of the season extended his Derbyshire career into its 11th year. Yet after a season that yielded 19 wickets at 33.15 he was released.
Alan Curr September 2010
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