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Carl Greenidge

Key facts

Full Name: Carl Gary Greenidge
Born: April 20 1978 , Basingstoke, Hampshire
County: None
Other teams: Surrey, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

Comes from a cricketing family steeped in tradition with his father Gordon considered a West Indies batting legend.His cousin (on his mother’s side) is also considered one of the all-time greats - former Windies pace bowler Andy Roberts - and it is Roberts that Carl has attempted to emulate.He made his County Championship debut for Surrey in 1999 against Yorkshire at The Oval and picked up overall match figures of 8-124, including a five-wicket haul (5-60).However, he struggled for consistency from then on and at the end of the 2001 season he was released by Surrey and joined Northamptonshi...

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