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Graeme Cremer

Graeme Cremer

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

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BORN September 19, 1986
BIRTH PLACE Harare
CURRENT AGE 32
ROLE Bowler
BATTING STYLE Right Handed
BOWLING STYLE Leg break googly
ICC RANKING ODI TEST T20I
batting 96
Bowling 29 44 17
All Rounder

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A highly promising leg spinner, Cremer made his Test debut when he was just 18 following the exits of Paul Strang and Andy Whittal from Zimbabwean cricket, and straight away impressed with six wickets in his first two Tests against Bangladesh. South African challenge followed and despite receiving a hammering from the prolific Proteas batsman, Cremer still managed to come away from the series unscathed. But Zimbabwe's consequent self-exile from Test cricket dealt him a heavy blow as selectors deemed him unfit for the shorter formats of the game.

During a long hiatus which stretched for three years, Cremer worked hard on his batting and bowling and was finally rewarded in 2008 when he debuted in the T20Is against Canada. An impressive debut where his finished with figures of 2-10 propelled him into Zimbabwe's ODI team and he went on to have a phenomenal debut series against Kenya, scalping 15 wickets from five games at an average of 11.46.

He gradually sealed his place in the ODI side and became an integral part of a pre-dominant spin attack. Regarded as one of most talented spinners in the country. Cremer is still in the process of learning the tricks of trade but just as wine which improves over time, Cremer too is expected to be Zimbabwe's spin prodigy in future.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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