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Durham allow Richardson to move on

3rd August 2019, 19:38 by Tom Hill

Durham have announced that wicket-keeper Michael Richardson has left the club after a decade in the north east.

Richardson turned professional with Durham and was part of the team side that won the County Championship in 2013.

The 32-year-old also helped Durham reach the T20 Blast finals day in 2016 but has now been told to find another club after 103 first-class appearances and six centuries. Durham have decided not to offer him a new deal after he failed to play in any game since May.

Director of cricket Marcus North said: "Following a mid-season review, it was decided that Michael would not be offered an extension to his contract and has since left the club to pursue other opportunities.

"Michael has been a great servant for Durham and we wish to place on record our thanks for his dedication for the past 10 years and we wish him the very best in his future endeavours."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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