Paul Collingwood: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife

Paul Collingwood: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Education, Girlfriend, Cricket, Siblings, Children, Hometown, IPL: Paul Collingwood was an English cricket player who has played all the three formats of the international games for England. He was the winning captain of the 2010 ICC World Twenty20. Paul Collingwood has played for Durham County  Cricket Club. He was born on May 26 in 1976. He had served as the captain of the One Day International (ODI) team from 2007 to 2008. He was a recurring member of the English Test side. Paul Collingwood had served as a batting all-rounder. He is also known to have bowled in medium pace and is also known to be one of the best fielders of his time.

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Paul’s Early Life

Paul David Collingwood was born on 26th of May in 1976 in Shotley Bridge, by Consett, County Durham. He was the son of David and Janet Collingwood. He grew up with his elder brother, Peter. Paul Collingwood completed his schooling from Blackfyne Comprehensive School, which is now known as Consett Academy. He was first introduced to cricket at Blackfyne Comprehensive School. At the age of nine, he made his way to be a part of the Under-13 team at Shotley Bridge. It was his father, who is a member of the Shotley Bridge Cricket Club, that influenced him to focus on cricket rather than football. Paul visits his old cricket club from time to time.

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Paul’s Career

In 1996 at Durham’s Riverside Ground, Paul Collingwood made his first-class debut in a match against Northamptonshire. He gained a lot of attraction when he took the wicket of David Capel, the former England all-rounder, earning a score of 91 in his first innings. He is known to have a batting average of between 20 and 30, while his bowling average was between 30 and 60. In 2000, Paul Collingwood was voted as the Player of the Year by the Durham members which marked his breakthrough. He moved to Australia after realizing that he had to improve his all-round game. He played in the 2000-01 season in Australia for the well known Richmond Cricket Club in Melbourne Premier League. By the end of the season, his talents were well recognized and he received the prestigious Jack Ryder Medal for the best player in the league. In 2007, Durham awarded Paul Collingwood a benefit year. With this benefit, he helped support two charities, namely Marie Curie Cancer Care and Cricket Foundation’s “Chance to Shine” project. In the second season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), England players were free to participate. The Delhi Daredevils recruited Paul Collingwood for $275,000 USD during their player auction. Later in the 2011 auction, Rajasthan Royals signed him for $250,000 USD. His performance for Durham in 2001 had attracted a lot of attention, earning him a position in the One Day International (ODI) squad for England. He was selected to play against Pakistan and Australia for the NatWest Series. His performance was not up to the mark. He could score only two runs and was not able to take any wickets against Pakistan. Paul Collingwood appeared in the 2010 World Twenty20 championship with his team England Twenty20. During the seven matches that he played, he could only bowl one over for ten runs while his batting score was only 61 runs at 10.16. He lead the team to their first ever ICC trophy after their final victory over Australia. Paul was well noted for his captaincy. After his performances in the 2010-11 Ashes series, he announced that he was retiring from Test cricket. After his retirement, he served as coach and supporting staff to the England and Scotland cricket teams. For the 2015 Cricket World Cup, Paul Collingwood returned to coach Scotland’s team. Later in the 2013 LV County Championship, he served as the captain and assistant coach of Durham, leading them to a victory. In 2015, he was named as the Limited Overs Consultant for England.

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Paul Collingwood Personal Life

Paul Collingwood was born on 26th of May in 1976 in Shotley Bridge, near Consett in County Durham. Currently, Paul resides in Northumberland. He got married to Vicky in February 2005 in Cape Town in South Africa. They later got a divorce. The couple had three daughters, namely Shannon, Keira and Hannah Mae. Paul Collingwood is known to be a huge fan of Sunderland AFC. He stands tall up to 5 feet and 11 inches of height. His excellence in his career has brought him to an estimated net worth of about $1 million USD – $5 million USD.

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Paul Collingwood Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Paul David Collingwood
Nickname Colly, Weed, Shep
Gender Male
Profession Former Cricketer
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 180 cm

in meters– 1.80 m

in feet inches– 5’ 11”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– Not Known

in pounds– Not Known

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Blonde
Date of Birth 26 May 1976
Age (as in 2021) 45 Years
Birth Place Shotley Bridge, near Consett in County Durham
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Nationality British
Hometown Shotley Bridge, near Consett in County Durham
School Blackfyne Comprehensive School ( Consett Academy )
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Not Known
Address Northumberland
Hobbies/Interests Football, Cricket
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: David Collingwood

Mother: Janet Collingwood

Siblings Brother: Peter Collingwood

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Vicky (divorced)
Children Shannon, Keira and Hannah Mae
Net Worth Not Known

Some lesser-known facts about Paul Collingwood

  • For his great performances in 2010, he was titled in the World ODI XI by the ICC.
  • He was appointed to serve as the  fielding coach for England cricket team.
  • Paul Collingwood is known to be a huge fan of Sunderland AFC.
  • His nicknames include Colly, Weed and Shep.

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