Benjamin Usher

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Benjamin Usher
Personal information
Full name Benjamin Che Usher
Born (1970-02-03) 3 February 1970 (age 48)
Wycliffe, County Durham, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Relations Charles Peat (grandfather)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999-2000 Durham Cricket Board
Career statistics
Competition LA
Matches 10
Runs scored 76
Batting average 19.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 32
Balls bowled 380
Wickets 6
Bowling average 51.16
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/30
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 5 November 2010

Benjamin Che Usher (born 3 February 1970) is a former English cricketer. Usher was a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. He was born at Wycliffe, County Durham.

Usher's debut List A match came for a combined British Universities team against Worcestershire in the 1992 Benson and Hedges Cup. He represented the team in 4 List A matches in 1992, the last of which came against Glamorgan.

Usher later made his debut for Northumberland in the 1996 Minor Counties Championship, playing 2 matches against Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire.[1] He also represented the county in a single MCCA Knockout Trophy match against Lincolnshire in 1996.[2]

His next appearance in List A cricket came when he represented the Durham Cricket Board against the Gloucestershire Cricket Board in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. From 1999 to 2000, he represented the Board in 6 List A matches, the last of which came against Northamptonshire in the 2000 NatWest Trophy.[3] In his career total of 10 List A matches, he scored 76 runs at a batting average of 19.00, with a high score of 32. In the field he took a single catch. With the ball he took 6 wickets at a bowling average of 51.16, with best figures of 2/30.


His grandfather, Charles Peat, played first-class cricket for Oxford University, Middlesex and the Free Foresters. He was also later in his life a Conservative Member of Parliament for Darlington.


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