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England and Delhi Daredevils Cricketer

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Paul Collingwood Info

Full NamePaul David Collingwood MBE
Date of BirthDecember 31, 26 M
Place of BirthShotley Bridge, County Durham, England
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Other Names / Nick NamesColly, Shep, Brigadier Block
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm medium
RoleAll-rounder
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 On a personal note, it was nice to get some runs. It's been quite a frustrating few months for me, not being able to contribute as much as I would have liked. Even though it was a warm-up game, I thought it was important I spent some time in the middle and tried to get that confidence going again -- and thankfully, it worked out well. 
— Paul Collingwood is happy to find form in the warm up game against Pakistan / February 19, 2011
 I’m trying to take the emotion out of that defeat. But I think 95% of the time when you get 191 for five on the board you are going to win the game. Unfortunately, Duckworth-Lewis seems to have other ideas – bringing the equation completely the other way. It’s the second time it’s happened to us now against West Indies, so it is very frustrating – because tonight we’ve played a near perfect game but we’ve lost. We’ve just got to bounce back tomorrow against Ireland. 
— Paul Collingwood after their loss to West Indies by Duck Lewis Method in the Twenty20 World Cup / May 03, 2010
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 There’s a major problem with this Duckworth-Lewis in this form of the game. I’ve got no problems with it in the 50-over form. But I know it’s made us very frustrated tonight. It certainly has to be revised for this form of the game. 
— Paul Collingwood is not happy with the Duckworth Lewis method in Twenty20 Cricket / May 03, 2010
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 We’ve still got a chance in the tournament. What we did today was exceptional – what we spoke about in the dressing room, what we picked guys for ... they did it exactly. 
— Paul Collingwood is looking forward to playing Ireland to advance to the Super Eights stage in the Twenty20 World Cup / May 03, 2010
 Eoin's rise in the past year has been exceptional and he can do things with a cricket bat that are amazing. 
— Paul Collingwood on Eoin Morgan / April 24, 2010
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 Congratulations to Holland. We did not have enough runs there. They played exceptional game. It is a major performance. We looked at 170-180, unfortunately they batted well. They were better than us today 
— Paul Collingwood after losing to Netherlands in the opening match of the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup / June 05, 2009
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 We had a lot chances and run outs but we did not do it. That's fine line between win and lose. There was bit of rain around but I don't want to put any excuse. We have a major game against Pakistan...We want to go and play well 
— Paul Collingwood explaining the reasons of the loss against Netherlands in the opening match of the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup / June 05, 2009
 If it was a 20-over game we might have had a better chance of it. 
— Paul Collingwood after losing to West Indies in the Super Eights of the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup by Duckworth lewis method / June 2009
 Playing in the IPL, your profile shoots up. To me it is a bonus and I hope players coming into the game will think the same way. 
— Paul Collingwood on playing in the IPL
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