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Sean Ervine

Key facts

Full Name: Sean Michael Ervine
Born: December 6 1982 , Harare
County: Hampshire
Other teams: Zimbabwe, Midlands, Western Australia
Test debut: England v Zimbabwe, Lord's, May 22-24 2003
ODI debut: Zimbabwe v England, Bulawayo, October 10 2001
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

Ervine burst on to the scene as a promising all-rounder for Zimbabwe and has now become an integral part of the Hampshire side. He made his international debut against England in 2001, primarily as a lively medium-pace swing bowler who could bat a little down the order but, while injuries have limited his bowling, his batting has greatly improved. A Test debut in 2003 followed, although arguably his best moment in international cricket came in the VB Series against India in 2003-04, when he struck a superb century and nearly pulled off an incredible run-chase at Adelaide. He became one ...

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