Tag Archives: Paul Collingwood

Collingwood’s IPL troubles could be Durham boost

Durham are hoping that Paul Collingwood will be available for the full season following reports that his Indian Premier League contract with Rajasthan Royals has been cancelled. It will be a further reminder to Collingwood of life’s ups and downs. … Continue reading

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Colly’s globetrotting, Knotty’s hidden talent: Richard Gibson

Paul Collingwood is no longer wanted by England but he is certainly in demand when it comes to Twenty20 cricket around the globe. A beaten finalist with Perth Scorchers in Australia’s inaugural Big Bash League at the end of January, … Continue reading

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Twenty20 demands keep Collingwood away from Durham

Durham are resigned to seeing no more of Paul Collingwood next season than they did last as he chases the big bucks of Twenty20 cricket. When Collingwood signed a new three-year contract with the club last summer, following his retirement … Continue reading

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Mustard keen to continue as Durham’s four-day captain

Durham’s Phil Mustard admits his captaincy isn’t as faultless as his tossing of the coin, but he is keen to carry on next season. The man known as ‘The Colonel’ has scored ten out of ten with the toss in … Continue reading

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Durham left to rue Collingwood T20 quarter-final absence

Two days after signing a new three-year contract, having rejected Derbyshire’s overtures, Paul Collingwood was unable to take part as Durham were sent spinning out of the Friends Life t20. Collingwood’s off cutters were sadly missed in the Rose Bowl … Continue reading

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Durham confident Collingwood will turn down Derbys

Durham are confident they can repel Derbyshire’s audacious bid to sign Paul Collingwood, which has been confirmed by the tabling of a 28-day notice to speak to him. After sacking John Morris as director of cricket early this season, the … Continue reading

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Collingwood tribute to Durham record-breaker Benkenstein

Dale Benkenstein has become Durham’s record run-scorer in first-class cricket. He passed Jon Lewis’s total of 7,854 with the boundary which clinched the five-wicket win against Lancashire at Liverpool. While Lewis scored his runs from 262 innings, this was 37-year-old … Continue reading

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Benkenstein closes in on Durham first-class run record

A week after his 37th birthday, Dale Benkenstein goes into Durham’s LV County Championship match against Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street needing 148 runs to break the county’s record first-class tally. Former captain Jon Lewis, now the second team coach, totalled 7,854 … Continue reading

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Stokes injury delays England breakthrough

Just when he was making a serious bid for inclusion in the England one-day squad, Durham’s Ben Stokes has been ruled out for six to eight weeks. The powerful all-rounder, 20 on June 4, suffered a nasty finger injury on … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: England missing Collingwood’s dynamism

Andrew Strauss says in his recently published diary, Winning the Ashes Down Under, that Paul Collingwood had “over-achieved” as a cricketer and that “we would only recognise him for what he did when he’s gone”. That recognition has come at … Continue reading

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