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Aussie Law becomes a Brit

Published: Saturday, January 8, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Manchester:Former Australian one-day international batsman Stuart Law, who plays county cricket for Lancashire, has been granted British citizenship after deciding to make his move to the United Kingdom permanent.

The 36-year-old has spent nine seasons in England spending six seasons with Essex before moving to Lancashire.

"Im glad that its happened quickly and with no problems. I can now start the New Year and new season as an English player and hopefully in the long run benefit Lancashire," said Law.

Law has scored 23,000 first-class runs, with 68 centuries and at an average of 51.21.

He played just one Test for Australia but has also appeared in 54 one-day internationals.

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