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George Drissell

George Drissell made his Durham debut in all three formats for the club during the season following his move from Somerset – penning a new 1 year-deal ahead of the 2023 season. 

Drissell joined Durham Cricket in the winter of 2021, following an impressive trial for Second XI, where he claimed 13 wickets and scored 104 runs in 2 matches.

The 24-year-old made his Durham first-class debut in extraordinary fashion coming into the side as a concussion replacement for Liam Trevaskis who was hit on the head by James Pattinson.

He went onto play a further twice in the Championship both away with trips to Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire but went wicketless from 55 overs bowled.

The Bristol born cricketer made 4 List A appearances averaging 38 from the games he played in which included his career best List A score of 37* against Sussex – taking 3 List A wickets in the process.

Drissell, learned his cricket at Bedminster Cricket Club, playing in the West of England Premier, progressing into the Gloucestershire Academy.

A former Gloucestershire player, he made his first-class debut against Northamptonshire in the County Championship in 2017. He played 7 first-class games for Gloucestershire, taking 8 wickets with a best of 4/83 against Glamorgan.

Having been released from his home county  in 2020, he joined Somerset for the Royal London Cup in 2021 covering for Jack Leach on England duty, where he claimed 2 wickets in five games at a cost of 71 runs.

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