Cardigan Connor      

Full name Cardigan Adolphus Connor

Born March 24, 1961, The Valley, Anguilla

Current age 53 years 216 days

Major teams Buckinghamshire, Hampshire

Nickname Christy, Cardy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Valley Secondary School, Anguilla; Langley College

Cardigan Adolphus Connor
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 221 206 54 1814 59 11.93 0 2 61 0
List A 300 85 32 335 25 6.32 0 0 55 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 221 37397 19492 614 9/38 31.74 3.12 60.9 18 4
List A 300 14625 10304 411 5/25 5/25 25.07 4.22 35.5 16 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1984-1998
List A span 1984-1998
Profile

Cardigan Connor took more than 1,000 wickets in all competitions for Hampshire after being unearthed by talent-spotting Charlie Knott playing for Buckinghamshire. Never has a more popular player appeared for the county. It was often said that Connor in the early part of his career tried to compete for pace with his new-ball partner, Malcolm Marshall. It was only after Marshall retired that Connor's true worth became clear and it was no coincidence that his career-best 9 for 38 came at the age of 35. There was talk of a possible limited-overs international career but it never materialised and he had to content himself with two Lord's finals and a benefit of £147,000, money he took back to his native Caribbean island, tiny Anguilla, where he works as a hotel masseur.
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Apr 20, 1998

Cardigan Connor (Hampshire bowler)

Cardigan Connor portrait

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1994

Cardigan Connor

Cardigan Connor

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1986

Cardigan Connor and Malcolm Marshall with Trophy.

Sunday League winners 1986

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