|Full name||Scott George Borthwick|
19 April 1990 |
|Bowling style||Right-arm leg break|
|Only Test (cap 660)||3 January 2014 v Australia|
|ODI debut (cap 220)||25 August 2011 v Ireland|
|Last ODI||23 October 2011 v India|
|ODI shirt no.||37|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–2016||Durham (squad no. 16)|
|Source: CricketArchive, 2 March 2017|
Borthwick played in the North East Premier League for Philadelphia during the 2005 campaign, and played sporadic matches for Durham's Second XI in 2006. Borthwick played for Durham Academy in the North East Premier League 2007 and 2008 competitions. He also represented Tynemouth Cricket Club, as their Durham contract player for the 2009 season, with his performances safeguarding them from relegation.
Borthwick became the youngest player to be hit for 5 consecutive sixes in an over against Essex. The final ball was slightly better – a wide – giving Essex an unlikely victory.
Borthwick was announced as a member of the England ODI squad for their match against Ireland in August 2011. In the one-off match he scored 15 runs off 9 balls late in England's innings, and bowled just 1 over, conceding 13 runs. He made his Twenty20 International début on 25 September 2011 in the match against the West Indies. Borthwick was touted in December 2013 as a future Test cricket bowler by retiring England bowler Graeme Swann, who said:
"Personally, I hope little Scotty Borthwick gets the chance before long. He's a leg-spinner, he's got a bit of X-factor and he can bat as well."
- "Eoin Morgan named as England captain for Ireland ODI". BBC Sport. 20 August 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- England v. West Indies T20I, Oval 2011
- "Ashes 2013–14: England must turn to Monty Panesar now – Boycott". BBC Sport. 22 December 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
- "England call up Scott Borthwick & James Tredwell". BBC Sport. Retrieved 23 December 2013.