Collymore was one of the new West Indies quicks that were expected to fill the shoes of Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose.india Updated: Jan 29, 2003 23:59 IST
A useful one-day fast bowler, Collymore was one of the new West Indies quicks that were expected to fill the shoes of Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose.
But a recurrent back injury and stress fractures have prevented him from showing the pace he was
renowned for as youngster.
And Collymore has become something of a one-day specialist.
He made his bow in the Test arena first, but his appearance against Australia in 1999 remains his
And despite being a reliable performer, Collymore is yet to be considered a regular starter for his
country in the shorter format of the game.
But he remains a definite squad player and will not let anyone down when called on in South Africa.
First Published: Jan 24, 2003 21:34 IST