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Full name Daniel James Redfern
Born April 18, 1990, Shrewsbury
Current age 24 years 125 days
Major teams Derbyshire, Derbyshire 2nd XI, England Under-19s
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|First-class debut||Cambridge UCCE v Derbyshire at Cambridge, Apr 25-27, 2007 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Leicestershire v Surrey at Leicester, Aug 15-18, 2014 scorecard|
|List A debut||Worcestershire v Derbyshire at Worcester, Sep 3, 2006 scorecard|
|Last List A||Leicestershire v Worcestershire at Leicester, Aug 14, 2014 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Warwickshire v Leicestershire at Birmingham, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|52, 64||Leics||v Surrey||Leicester||15 Aug 2014||FC|
|0/19||Leics||v Worcs||Leicester||14 Aug 2014||LA|
|15, 0/24||Leics||v Yorkshire||Leicester||8 Aug 2014||LA|
|2/43, 4||Leics||v Hampshire||Southampton||6 Aug 2014||LA|
|6, 2/19||Leics||v Gloucs||Bristol||5 Aug 2014||LA|
|29||Leics||v Essex||Chelmsford||31 Jul 2014||LA|
|1/45, 8||Leics 2nd XI||v Warwcks 2nd||Leicester||29 Jul 2014||Other OD|
|0/27, 0||Leics||v Warwickshire||Birmingham||25 Jul 2014||T20|
|2/20, 57, 1/44, 29||Leics||v Worcs||Worcester||13 Jul 2014||FC|
|9, 6, 0/11||Leics||v Kent||Leicester||7 Jul 2014||FC|
Daniel Redfern is a left-handed batsman who came through the ranks at Derbyshire to make his Second XI and first-team debuts within the space of two months in 2006, gaining his call-up to the senior side to face Worcestershire in the Pro40 against Worcestershire.
He gained more first XI chances midway through 2007 after some impressive performances in the seconds. He played three successive Championship matches and showed some promise without passing 50 and he also scored an explosive 32 from 25 balls in the Pro40 against Kent Spitfires. He also bowls occasional, but improving, off-spin.
He earned a call-up into the Under-19s in 2007 for their series against Pakistan, and retained his place for a tri-nation tournament in Sri Lanka and the Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia in the winter that followed, scoring three half-centuries in 50-over matches. The following summer, he made an outstanding contribution to the two Under-19 Tests against New Zealand, scoring an unbeaten 151 as England won the first by an innings and 79 not out in the second innings as the second Test finished in a draw.
His international form earned him a breakthrough with his county, for whom he became a first-team regular from the final month of the 2008 season onwards and played in 14 of the 16 Championship matches as a 19-year-old in 2009, hitting five half-centuries and scoring 668 runs at an average of 30.36. His progress stalled somewhat in 2010 but 2011 and 2012 were much better, particularly the latter, which he began by making his maiden first-class century - against Northamptonshire - on the opening day and went on to contribute 792 runs to Derbyshire's Division Two title-winning season at 37.71, with a second century -- a career-best 133 against Hampshire - and five other 50s.
NBC Denis Compton Award 2009