Birth date 18 Sep 1970 (49 years)
Nationality England England
Team history
Yorkshire County 2007 - 2008
Essex County 2004 - 2006
England national women's 1994 - 2006
Yorkshire County 1989 - 2003

Darren Gough is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who plays for England cricket team. The other teams for whom he has played are Yorkshire and Essex.

Gough debuted in One day Internationals on 19th May 1994 at Birmingham against New Zealand. He did not get an opportunity to bat in this match, but bowled 11 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 36 runs and took the wickets of Martin Crowe and Young. England won this match by 42 runs. Gough debuted in Test cricket on 30th June 1994 at Manchester against New Zealand. In the 1st innings, he batted at No. 9 position and scored 65 runs in 126 deliveries inclusive of 10 boundaries. He bowled 16.3 overs, of which there were 2 maidens, conceded 47 runs and took 4 wickets. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 31.2 overs, out of which 5 were maidens, conceded 105 runs and took 2 wickets. This match was drawn.

Career Highlights

Gough has played in 58 Test matches in which he has scored 855 runs at a batting average of 12.57 and strike rate of 43.46. He has hit 2 fifties, 102 boundaries, 9 sixers and has taken 13 catches. He has bowled 11821 deliveries, has conceded 6503 runs and has taken 229 wickets at a bowling average of 28.39 and economy rate of 3.30. He has participated in 159 One day Internationals in which he has scored 609 runs at a batting average of 12.42 and strike rate of 64.30. He has hit 43 boundaries, 5 sixers and has taken 25 catches. He has bowled 8470 deliveries, has conceded 6209 runs while taking 235 wickets. His bowling average has been 26.42 while economy rate 4.39.