George Codrington

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George Codrington
Personal information
Full name George Ricardo Codrington
Born (1966-11-26) 26 November 1966 (age 51)
Batting Right hand bat
Bowling Right arm medium fast
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 36) 17 May 2006 v Bermuda
Last ODI 18 March 2007 v England
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Matches 17 2 32
Runs scored 235 89 387
Batting average 19.58 22.25 15.48
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 45* 40 45*
Balls bowled 731 276 1,281
Wickets 16 1 26
Bowling average 36.06 107.00 38.84
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/33 1/20 4/33
Catches/stumpings 6/0 1/0 11/0
Source: [1], 30 October 2017

George Ricardo Codrington (26 November 1966, Barbados) is a Canadian former cricketer and former ODI captain, who has played in 5 ODIs from 17 May 2006 to 21 August 2006.

International career[edit]

On his debut, he top scored for Canada with 45 not out against Bermuda. He also appeared in the 2005 ICC Trophy in Ireland. He is a right-hand batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He was made captain of the Canadian team for their matches in South Africa in late 2006 owing to the absence of usual captain John Davison.

Domestic career[edit]

After captaining Barbados in an inter-island under 21 competition in the West Indies, George Codrington first travelled to England in 1986 as part of a Viv Richards scholarship with Curtly Ambrose and Samuel Skeete. All three played in the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition, Codrington with Birkenhead Park, Ambrose with Chester Boughton Hall and Skeete with Oxton. After playing at Walsden in 1987, Codrington returned to the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition in 1988 with Chester Boughton Hall.

Coaching career[edit]

Codrington has taken a coaching position for the Canada Women's national cricket team.

International awards[edit]

One Day International Cricket[edit]

Man of the Match awards[edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Bermuda Willowmoore Park, Benoni 30 November 2006 DNB ; 10-2-22-4  Canada won by 3 wickets.[1]