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Graham Onions      

Full name Graham Onions

Born September 9, 1982, Gateshead

Current age 31 years 219 days

Major teams England, Dolphins, Durham, Durham Cricket Board, England Lions, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education St Thomas More RC School, Blaydon

Graham Onions
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 9 10 7 30 17* 10.00 97 30.92 0 0 4 0 0 0
ODIs 4 1 0 1 1 1.00 2 50.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 121 155 57 1344 41 13.71 2547 52.76 0 0 27 0
List A 78 29 8 123 19 5.85 172 71.51 0 0 12 0
Twenty20 42 12 5 61 31 8.71 57 107.01 0 0 6 2 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 16 1606 957 32 5/38 7/102 29.90 3.57 50.1 2 1 0
ODIs 4 4 204 185 4 2/58 2/58 46.25 5.44 51.0 0 0 0
First-class 121 20420 11584 447 9/67 25.91 3.40 45.6 18 21 3
List A 78 3223 2726 87 4/45 4/45 31.33 5.07 37.0 1 0 0
Twenty20 42 41 888 993 31 3/25 3/25 32.03 6.70 28.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Lord's, May 6-8, 2009 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Birmingham, Jun 7-11, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Australia at Chester-le-Street, Sep 20, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Centurion, Oct 2, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Durham v Durham UCCE at Chester-le-Street, Apr 10-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Durham v Durham MCCU at Chester-le-Street, Apr 7-9, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Durham Cricket Board v Glamorgan at Darlington, May 7, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Nov 12, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Durham at Nottingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Durham at Northampton, Aug 6, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
40*, 0/16 Durham v Durham MCCU Chester-le-Street 7 Apr 2014 FC
14*, 3/53 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Colombo (RPS) 26 Feb 2014 FC
4/24, 0/36 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 19 Feb 2014 FC
22*, 1/31, 1/61 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Pallekele 12 Feb 2014 FC
1*, 3/43, 1/23 Dolphins v Lions Potchefstroom 19 Dec 2013 FC
- Dolphins v Knights Pietermaritzburg 28 Nov 2013 FC
6*, 0/49, 0 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Pietermaritzburg 21 Nov 2013 FC
1, 1/43 Dolphins v Titans Durban 12 Nov 2013 LA
1/33 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Durban 8 Nov 2013 LA
0, 1/30 Dolphins v Warriors Pietermaritzburg 3 Nov 2013 LA
Profile

Another pace bowler off the Durham production line - brisk and tenacious with a name to delight headline writers - Graham Onions had become a key part of the England team before suffering a career-threatening injury in early 2010. England's interest seemed to wane as a result, even though Onions' form in county cricket remained masterful. Intimations were that his pace was slightly reduced and that he prospered on responsive Riverside pitches. Nobody was presented more often as an example of England's alleged lack of regard for achievements in the county game.

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Feb 19, 2014

Graham Onions appeals for one of his four wickets, Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 1st day, February, 19, 2014

Graham Onions appeals for one of his four wickets

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Oct 23, 2013

Graham Onions gives a press conference after arriving for his stint with Dolphins, Durban, October 23, 2013

Graham Onions gives a press conference after arriving for his stint with Dolphins

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Sep 19, 2013

Graham Onions gets involved with the celebrations, Durham v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day, September 19, 2013

Graham Onions gets involved with the celebrations

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2007

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2010

Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown - Apr 28, 2007
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Australia v South Africa at Gros Islet - Apr 25, 2007
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Apr 24, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 81 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 21, 2007
England won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at St George's - Apr 20, 2007
Australia won by 215 runs
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