Birth date 30 Apr 1991 (28 years)
Nationality England England
Position Bowler
Nickname Briggsy
Team history
Hampshire Royals 2014 - present
England 2014 - present
Hampshire County 2009 - present
England Lions 2010 - 2011
Berkshire County 2009

Danny Richard Briggs is a professional English cricketer. Currently, he plays for Hampshire County Cricket Club. Born on 30th April 1991 in Newport, Isle of Wight, Danny plays as a bowler and his bowling style is slow left-arm orthodox. Briggs sees New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori as his hero and has modeled his bowling style like Vettori’s.

Briggs one-day debut for Hampshire came in a match against Nottinghamshire in the 2009 Friends Provident Trophy. His first-class debut came the same year in a match against Somerset during the County Championship played at the Rose Bowl.

In August 2009, Briggs was included in the Under-19s squad of England on their Bangladesh tour. He turned out to be the leading wicket-taker of his side with eight wickets. He was also a part of Under-19s team of England in Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2010.

In 28 First Class matches, Briggs has picked up 94 wickets with best figures of 6 for 45.

Career Highlights

Danny Briggs was chosen as the man of the match for his exceptional bowling figures of 3 wickets for 15 runs helping his team in bowling out Afghanistan at 126 in the 2010 Under-19s World Cup.