Full name Charles Pigg
Born September 4, 1856, Layston, Buntingford, Hertfordshire
Died February 28, 1929, Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (aged 72 years 177 days)
Major teams Cambridge University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm slow (roundarm)
Education Abington House; Cambridge University
Relation Twin brother - H Pigg
|First-class span||1876 - 1901|
Charles Pigg was described by Wisden as a "free batsman and slow round-armed bowler who was for five years in the Abington House XI at Northampton, and later appeared for three counties -Hertfordshire, Northants and Cambridgeshire". He failed to gain a Blue at Cambridge, but in 1878 he played in the famous match against the Australians at Lord's when Cambridge won by an innings and 72 runs. For Hertfordshire he once took 10 for 13 against his former county, Northamptonshire. Pigg and his twin brother, Herbert, were commonly known as Hot and Cold Pigg!
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"