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Clare Connor

Key facts

Full Name: Clare Joanne Connor
Born: September 1 1976 , Brighton
County: Sussex Women
Other teams: Brighton & Hove LCC, England
Test debut: v India, 1995
ODI debut: v India, 1995
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Left Arm Off Spin

Biography

Captain since January 2000 and has led England's revival since the World Cup later that year, with the highlight coming with the Ashes success in 2005. Was in charge for the two one-day series victories against South Africa in 2003 and 2004 and the ODI series win at home to world champions New Zealand in the summer of 2004.Also guided England to third place in the World Championship Cup in New Zealand (winter 2002/3).Has consistently been one of England’s leading wicket-takers, combined with exciting match-winning innings in the middle order. Made her senior Test and ODI debut against India...

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