Chris Murtagh

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Chris Murtagh
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Personal information
Full name Christopher Paul Murtagh
Born (1984-10-14) 14 October 1984 (age 32)
Lambeth, London, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium pace
Role Batsman
Relations AJ Murtagh (uncle), TJ Murtagh (brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–2009 Surrey
2010 Unicorns (squad no. 14)
2010, 2011, 2013 Shropshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 14 10 4
Runs scored 316 186 33
Batting average 18.58 26.57 11.00
100s/50s 1/0 0/1 0/0
Top score 107 74 28
Balls bowled 6
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 0/8
Catches/stumpings 9/– 4/– 4/–
Source: [1], 25 May 2010

Christopher Paul Murtagh (born 14 October 1984 in Lambeth) is an English cricketer who played for Surrey before being released in 2009. He is a right-handed batsman. Chris attended the selective The John Fisher School It was for Loughborough UCCE that he made his first-class debut in 2005, turning out for Surrey in some one-day games later in the season. A prolific season in 2007 earned him his first full contract for the 2008 season. He is the younger brother of Tim Murtagh.

In 2010, Murtagh was selected as one of 21 players to form the first Unicorns squad to take part in the Clydesdale Bank 40 domestic limited overs competition against the regular first-class counties. The Unicorns were made up of 15 former county cricket professionals and 6 young cricketers looking to make it in the professional game.[1] He played for Shropshire County Cricket Club in the 2010, 2011 and 2013 seasons, having also played club cricket with Reigate Priory Cricket Club.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cricinfo staff, Unicorns name squad for Clydesdale Bank 40, 13 April 2010, Cricinfo. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Shropshire bring in ex-Surrey man Chris Murtagh". Shropshire Star. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 

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