Paul Collingwood Full Biography

The Right hand aggressive batsman while coming down the order with the abilities to bowl right arm medium pace named Paul Collingwood. He’s the only captain that win England their maiden ICC trophy. The Durham born all round cricketer initially started playing football and he had a lot of passion for football but later he was forcefully advised to play cricket. He made his First Class debut for his home county club Durham in 1996 and had an impressive county outings for Durham. His breakout season was in 2005 where in just 13 appearances in the County Championship, Collingwood scored massively 1103 runs and took 21 wickets, averaging 55.15 and 31.90 respectively.

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His brilliant outings with the bat and the ball earned him a ultimate spot in England cricket team. He made his Test debut in 2001 against Sri Lanka at Galle and later he made his ODI debut in 2003 against Pakistan. Collingwood made his T20I debut against Australia in 2005 during home series. Captaining England side, He won ICC World T20I Cup in 2010 which held in west Indies. Post his retirement, he appointed English team head coach.

Paul Collingwood Basic Information 

  • Name: Paul David Collingwood
  • Nickname: Colly
  • Role: All-rounder
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Paul Collingwood Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):  5’11”
  • Weight (approx.): 76 kg
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown

Personal Life of Paul Collingwood

  • Date of Birth: 26 May 1976
  • Age: 45 years
  • Birth Place: Shotley Bridge, County Durham, England
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Nationality: British
  • School: Blackeye Comprehensive School
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: A-Levels
  • Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million

  Paul Collingwood Family & Religion

  • Father: David Collingwood
  •  Mother: Janet Collingwood
  • Brother: Peter Collingwood
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:  Michael Vaughan
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: Durham, England

Cricket Career Of Paul Collingwood

  • Test:  Sri Lanka vs England at Galle – December 02 – 06, 2003
  • ODI: England vs Pakistan at Birmingham – June 07, 2001
  • T20: England vs Australia at Southampton – June 13, 2005
  •  Jersey Number: 5
  • Domestic/State Teams: England, Delhi Capitals, Durham, Rajasthan Royals, Perth Scorchers, Rest of the World XI, Capricorn Commanders, World XI
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career

Batting Career Summary
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M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 68 115 10 4259 206 40.56 9170 46.44 10 1 20 470 24
ODI 197 181 37 5092 120 35.36 6614 76.99 5 0 26 365 74
T20I 36 33 2 583 79 18.81 459 127.02 0 0 3 38 24
IPL 8 7 2 203 75 40.6 156 130.13 0 0 3 9 13

Bowling Career

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Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 68 59 1905 1018 17 3/23 3/35 3.21 59.88 112.06 0 0
ODI 197 151 5186 4293 111 6/31 6/31 4.97 38.68 46.72 1 0
T20I 36 20 234 347 16 4/22 4/22 8.9 21.69 14.62 0 0
IPL 8 6 89 101 5 2/19 2/19 6.81 20.2 17.8 0 0

 

 

Source: Cricbuzz

 

 

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Highlighted Records of Paul Collingwood

  •   Collingwood use to play for Durham in County Championship and was the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 winning captain which held in West Indies.
  • He was represented with the first T20I cap for England.
  • He was selected as one of the five Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2007.
  • He holds the best bowling figures in an ODI by an England player, 6/31 against Bangladesh in 2005.
  • He was named in the World ODI XI by the ICC For his performances in 2010.

 

 

Paul Collingwood Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: watching football
  • Favorite Cricketers: Virat Kohli
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Jacques Kallis
  • Favorite Food: Fish
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Paul Collingwood Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Vicky Collingwood
  • Marriage Date:
  • Children:  Shanoon, Keira, Hannah Mae

                                       Paul Collingwood Awards and Recognitions

  • He was the first English captain to win ICC Trophy for his team.

Controversies did by (Paul Collingwood)

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Lesser-Known Facts

  • He now providing services of English team coach after his retirement.

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