Full name Claude Pagdett Carter
Born April 23, 1881, Durban, Natal
Died November 8, 1952, Addington, Durban, Natal (aged 71 years 199 days)
Major teams South Africa, Natal, Transvaal
Also known as Claude Paget Carter
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Test debut||England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 10-12, 1912 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 16-19, 1924 scorecard|
|First-class span||1897/98 - 1923/24|
Claude Carter was a left-arm spinner who played ten Tests between 1912 and 1924. South Africa were a poor side in those days, and Carter was never on a winning team in a Test. But he was particularly effective on matting, and he did take a couple of six-fors: against England at Durban in 1913-14, and against Australia at Johannesburg eight years later. His first-class career spanned 26 seasons - he took 5 for 17 on his debut against Transvaal in 1897-98 aged 16. Carter also played for Cornwall for a number of years.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"