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Name  Corey Collymore
National team  West Indies
Batting style  Right-handed
Corey Collymore (Cricketer)

Full Name  Corey Dalanelo Collymore
Born  (1977-12-21) 21 December 1977 (age 37)
Birth Place  Boscobelle, Saint Peter, Barbados
Number  32 (Middlesex County Cricket Club)
Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

Corey collymore gets in a tangle and is bowled by jade dernbach


Corey Dalanelo Collymore (born 21 December 1977) is a Barbadian cricketer whose speciality is seam bowling. He has represented the West Indies team in both Tests and ODIs cricket. In a side that so often chopped and changed he became one of their most experienced bowlers. His knowledge of putting the ball in the right place and his high work rate are qualities that have been highly sought after in the current West Indian team. He often shares the new ball with youngsters like his childhood friend Fidel Edwards.

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Corey Collymore (Cricketer) in the past

Since 1999 he has been in and out of the team due to both form and injury. His main injury complaint has been stress fractures. At the end of the West Indies' tour of England in 2000 many had written him off as he again broke down. A determined man, he came back strongly and was part of the West Indies' World Cup campaign in 2003. He was recalled to the Test team where they hosted the Sri Lankans. After five wickets in the first Test, his career defining innings would come in the second. He led the charge to a seven wicket victory with 7 for 57.

Corey Collymore (Cricketer) family

His matured approach and accuracy with the ball was shown during India's tour of the West Indies in 2006. Collymore would finish with an economy rate of 2.33, a class above the more erratic younger bowlers. Corey used to bowl around the 90 mph mark but due to a back injury he had to remodel his bowling action to what it is.

He is currently in the West Indies test side only, mainly due to his pace (medium-fast), as he averages 75–79 mph – whereas Fidel Edwards is a 'proper' fast bowler at 90 mph with the new ball and even Daren Powell can reach the high eighties with the new ball – Collymore stays the same mostly throughout.

Corey collymore 11 wickets vs pakistan 2nd test jamaica 2005


References

Corey Collymore Wikipedia


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