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Chris Adams

Key facts

Full Name: Christopher John Adams
Born: May 6 1970 , Whitwell
Other teams: Derbyshire, Sussex, England
Test debut: South Africa v England, Johannesburg, November 25-28 1999
ODI debut: England v South Africa, The Oval, May 21 1998
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

Adams will go down in the record books as the first captain to lead Sussex to the County Championship, which he did in 2003 and repeated in 2006 and 2007. The explosive middle-order batsman began his career at Derbyshire and spent 10 years there but made the long move south in 1998. He made his Test debut for England on the tour of 1999/2000 tour of South Africa, and went on to play five Tests and five one-day internationals for his country. Adams is also one of the few batsmen to have scored championship centuries against all 18 counties and was named as one of the 2003 Wisden Crickete...

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