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Charlie Shreck

Key facts

Full Name: Charles Edward Shreck
Born: January 6 1978 , Truro
County: Leicestershire
Other teams: Kent, Nottinghamshire, Cornwall, Wellington, England A, England Lions
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

The distinctively tall seamer was a late-comer to county cricket, making his senior debut aged 25 in 2003 having impressed playing in his native Cornwall. That debut came for Nottinghamshire, whom he joined on a three-month contract but impressed enough to earn a two-year deal. He did not feature for the first team in 2005, their championship-winning year, as the county's top seamers stayed fit throughout the season. Shreck stormed back into the side in 2006 and in the second innings of the championship match against Middlesex at Trent Bridge in June took the first eight wicke...

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