Name: Mark Butcher
Date of birth: 23/08/1972
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: N/A
Bowling Style: Right arm medium
Batting Style: Left-hand
- Test Debut v Australia at Birmingham - Jun, 1997
- A combative opener with a good selection of shots, but a glaring weakness to spin.
- In 2000 his career, and marriage to Alec Stewart's sister Judy, crumbled.
- With help from his father Alan, he rebuilt his career and made a comeback as a No.3.
- The pinnacle of his career came in 2001 with a masterful 173 not out winning the
Headingley test almost single handed against the Australians.
- He 2002 he scored 551 test runs at an average of 55.
- Was England's top scorer during the successful West Indies tour in 2004 with 296 run's.
- Injury cut short his England career after 42 consecutive test appearances.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1997-2004||Innings Bowled:||30|
|Highest Score:||173||Best bowling in Innings:||4/42|
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