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  Clare Connor 


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[Clare Connor]


Born 1 September 1976
Represents England (Captain retd.), Sussex (Captain), Brighton & Hove
Right Hand Bat
Left Arm Slow Bowler
Test Debut: England v India at Bahadpur, 10.12.95
ODI Debut: England v Denmark at Dublin (European Cup) 19.7.95

  • Promoted Captain of England from Vice Captain during the 1999-2000 Winter Tour to Australia and New Zealand. 

  • Left arm off spin bowler and right hand bat. 

  • Opened the batting for her County side and for England U-21 for four years. 

  • Made her England Debut in the 1995 European Cup against Denmark, making her Test Debut later that year against India. 

  • She helped England U-21 to win the 1996 European U-23 Cup, played in the 1997 World Cup.

  • Is one of only five players to take a hat-trick in One-Day Internationals, one of the three wickets being an amazing catch by Lucy Pearson. It occurred during a televised game at Northampton against India in 1999.

  • Led Sussex to top of Division 2 in the County Championships 2001 and thus promotion to Division 1.

  • Until recently she taught English and PE at her old school, Brighton College, whose team reached the finals of the Indoor Sixes (2001).

  • Captained Sussex to their first County Championship win in 2003, and subsequent championships in 2004 and 2005.

  • Retired from international cricket in 2006.

  • Became Head of Women's cricket at the ECB in 2008.

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Batting in the ODI, Grainville Ground, Jersey
against India
 ... and representing Brighton & Hove and Sussex in 2004.
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Playing for Brighton & Hove,
Representing England in 2004.
Playing for Brighton & Hove, 2007
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Bowling during the Super 4s, 2002 (King's College, Taunton)