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Grant Flower

Key facts

Full Name: Grant William Flower
Born: December 20 1970 , Harare
County: Essex
Other teams: Zimbabwe, Cheshire, Leicestershire, Mashonaland
Test debut: Zimbabwe v India, Harare, Oct 18-22 1992
ODI debut: Zimbabwe v India, Harare, Oct 25 1992
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm

Biography

A batsman who also bowls useful left-arm spin, Flower made his Test and ODI debuts for Zimbabwe against India in 1992 and appeared in 67 Tests and 219 one-day internationals, the most recent of which came in 2004.He joined older brother Andy as a Kolpak player at Essex in 2005 and was hugely influential in helping the county win the National League in his first season.The Flowers made history in July 2005 when they became the first brothers to score a century in the same innings for Essex, against Lancashire at Old Trafford. It was the fourth time they had achieved the feat in a first-class...

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