A dependable bowler who relies on accuracy and experience as opposed to out-and-out pace, Collymore is a former West Indies Test cricketer who, following a prior spell with Warwickshire, joined Sussex in 2008.
Now in the twilight of his career, Collymore made a commendable 30 Test and 84 ODI appearances. His 7-57 against Sri Lanka in the second Test sealed a famous victory at Kingston back in 2003, with the fast-medium bowler also achieving figures of 7-78 against Pakistan at Sabina Park two years later.
Used by captains as a holding bowler as much as a wicket-taker, Collymore eventually ended his Test career with 93 wickets at a respectable average of 32. His seven-for against Pakistan helped him to his only 10-wicket haul in Tests, while his ODI appearances also gleaned 83 wickets.
He spent three successful summers at Sussex from 2008, the last of which yielded 57 wickets at 19.87 and helped seal the LV= County Championship Division Two title
However, he ended the campaign by agreeing to join Middlesex on a two-year deal from 2011 - to be closer to his family in London.