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Richard Johnson (cricketer, born 1988)

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Richard Matthew Johnson (born (1988-09-01) 1 September 1988 (age 30) in Solihull) is a former English cricketer who last played for Derbyshire. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.

Richard Johnson
Personal information
Full nameRichard Matthew Johnson
Born (1988-09-01) 1 September 1988 (age 30)
Solihull, West Midlands, England
BattingRight-handed
RoleWicket-keeper
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2008–2012Warwickshire
2012Derbyshire (on loan)
2013–2014Derbyshire
First-class debut12 May 2008 Warwickshire v Cambridge UCCE
Last First-class20 April 2014 Derbyshire v Hampshire
List A debut11 May 2008 Warwickshire v Northamptonshire
Last List A26 August 2013 Derbyshire v Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 29 26 22
Runs scored 911 215 46
Batting average 20.70 21.50 9.20
100s/50s 0/5 0/2 0/0
Top score 72 79 14
Catches/stumpings 56/2 19/4 6/3

Johnson was educated at Solihull School, an historic school in the West Midlands.

Johnson made his cricketing debut for ECB Schools against an India Under-19 team, before making his Minor Counties Championship debut for Herefordshire in the same year. During 2007, and the beginning of 2008, Johnson has been a part of the Warwickshire Second XI side, and in May 2008, he made his debut in List A cricket in the FP Trophy.

Johnson made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Cambridge UCCE later that month.

After 2 seasons with Derbyshire, Johnson made the decision to retire from professional cricket. In December 2014 it was announced Johnson would be returning to Warwickshire in the role of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.

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