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Full Name  Paul John Franks
Born  (1979-02-03) 3 February 1979 (age 36)
Birth Place  Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Role  All-rounder
Name  Paul Franks
National team   England
Height  6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Batting style  Left-handed
Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 1 195 180 50
Runs scored 4 6,473 1,899 287
Batting average 4.00 27.78 20.86 16.88
100s/50s 0/0 4/35 0/5 0/0
Top score 4 * 84* 29*
Balls bowled 54 29,464 6,607 479
Wickets 0 496 194 20
Bowling average 32.58 28.48 34.35
5 wickets in innings 11 3 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 7/56 6/27 2/12
Catches/stumpings 1/– 65/– 28/– 8/–

Paul John Franks (born 3 February 1979) is an English cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was born in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England. He plays for Nottinghamshire.


Franks has only won one cap for England, in 2000 at Trent Bridge versus the West Indies cricket team, but he missed the 2001 and 2002 campaigns with a recurring knee injury. Franks has previously been the captain of the under-19s, and was the vice-captain of the team with whom he won the Under-19s World Cup in 1998.

Cricket world tv paul franks at wormsley cc

The Notts-born all-rounder first broke into the side as a 17 year old in 1996. He has remained a key member of the Nottinghamshire side for over a decade, despite injuries and loss of confidence. He was part of both 2005 and 2010s Notts County Championship winning sides.

BBC WM's Paul Franks going round Molineux in a mankini

Franks has also played overseas for New Zealand side Canterbury in 2003 and for Zimbabwean side Mid West Rhinos in 2010–11.

Paul also plays for Farnsfield CC in the Bassetlaw & District League when he is not on county duty.

He is married to Helen and they have two daughters, Molly Grace and Isabella Rose.


Paul Franks Wikipedia

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