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Squad Number - 44
Player Sponsor - TBC
Born - Sunderland, County Durham, September 14, 1991.
Joined - Leicestershire 2013
Role - Left handed batsman, right arm medium-fast bowler
Teams Represented - Durham, England under 19s, Leicestershire
Honours - England under 19s
Ben Raine is a powerful left-handed batsman who also bowls lively medium pace. Raine made a good impression in the Second XI throughout 2013, including scoring a half-century against his former employers Durham at Darlington CC, and did not disappoint when given his first team opportunity.
The all-rounder was given his first-class debut at Glamorgan, where he picked up four wickets. Raine then made a career-best 72 at LV=CC Champions Lancashire and also bowled tidily in his two List A appearances at Glamorgan and Middlesex.
Raine previously made two appearances in the Durham first team, one first-class fixture and one List A game. Both of those came in 2011, with a first-class bow given against Sri Lanka A at the Riverside.
His List A debut came against Warwickshire Bears at Edgbaston earlier that summer, the all-rounder not getting a bat or bowl in a high-scoring affair. He did, however, take a catch to dismiss Jim Troughton.
Raine's career record at Leicestershire:
Ben Raine 2013 (33.06 kB)