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Corey Collymore

Key facts

Full Name: Corey Dalanelo Collymore
Born: December 21 1977 , St Peter, Barbados
County: Middlesex
Other teams: West Indies, Barbados, Warwickshire, Sussex
Test debut: West Indies v Australia, St John's, April 3-7 1999
ODI debut: India v West Indies at Toronto, September 11 1999
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

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 ende...

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