Grant Flower
Grant Flower
BornGrant William Flower
(1970-12-20) December 20, 1970 (age 49)
NationalityZimbabwe
EducationSt George's College
Occupation
  • Cricketer.
RelativesAndy Flower, (Brother)

Grant Flower is a former Zimbabwean cricket player.

Background

Grant was born in Harare on 20 December 1970. He is also brother to one of the most decorated cricketers in Zimbabwe, Andy Flower.

Career

Flower is touted as one of the most experienced top order batsman to have played for the chevrons. Besides being a renowned batsman, Grant was also an occasional bowler.[1] He scored an impressive 82 runs in his debut match against India which was also followed up by an unbeaten double hundred in Zimbabwe's first ever test match victoryHe retired from international cricket in 2004 after which he joined Essex where brother Andy was also playing. He made a comeback and featured for the Zim team against South Africa and also played domestic franchise cricket turning out for Mashonaland Eagles, captaining them to a T20 title in 2010-11.

Career Statistics

Battting

  • Innings: 214
  • Not Outs: 18
  • Aggregate: 6571
  • Average: 33.53
  • Highest Score: 142*
  • 50s: 40
  • 100s: 6
  • Ducks: 18
  • Opened Batting: 137
  • Scoring Rate 67.58

Bowling

  • Overs: 910.2
  • Balls: 5462
  • Maidens: 11
  • Runs: 4225
  • Wickets: 104
  • Average: 40.63
  • 4 Wickets in Innings: 2
  • Best: 4/32
  • Economy Rate: 4.64
  • Strike Rate: 52.52

Fielding

  • Catches: 86
  • Most Catches (Match): 2[2]
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References

  1. Grant Flower, ESPN Cricinfo, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: March 27, 2015
  2. Grant Flower, Howstat, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: March 27, 2015