Collingwood has signed a new contract with Durham which will keep
him at the club for a further two years. The 25-year-old all rounder
from Shotley Bridge has broken into the England one day squad and
will tour Zimbabwe this winter.
says: "I am delighted to have signed a new contract and to
be part of an exciting team at Durham. We have won promotion to
the Norwich Union League Division One with a young team which can
only get better and which will also develop as a four day side.
hope to play a big part in Durham's promotion bid in the CricInfo
Championship and I would love to be part of a successful cup run."
Chairman Bill Midgeley says: "Paul is an outstanding talent
who has impressed even the Australians. He is a fine example of
what we have set out to achieve here by giving young local talent
a chance, and we are all delighted that Paul has committed himself
to us for the next two years."
Dynamos secured promotion to the Norwich Union League Division One
in a thrilling nine run victory over Worcestershire Royals at the
Riverside on Sunday 9th September. Join Durham in the top flight
next year, 2002 Membership is now available, call Ann Sedgewick
on 0191 387 1717 extension 2872.