Andy Carter

Country: England
Born: August 27, 1988, Lincoln
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Andy Carter Bio

Andrew Carter, a talented fast bowler hailing from England, had his cricketing career marred by unfortunate injuries. Standing tall with an intimidating presence on the field, Carter possessed the rare ability to unleash aggressive short balls and yorkers from a great height, making him a formidable force to reckon with. Despite his potential, he was plagued by repeated injuries throughout his career, preventing him from reaching his full potential.

Carter made his foray into professional cricket in 2008 when he joined Nottinghamshire. However, injuries would consistently impede his progress, preventing him from enjoying a sustained run in the team. Despite being labeled as injury-prone, Carter dismissed such notions, stating that he simply had the misfortune of being frequently sidelined. Sadly, at the age of 26, he retired from the sport, leaving fans to wonder what might have been.

Perhaps the highlight of Carter’s career came in March 2011 when he received a call-up from the England Lions. This recognition came after he impressed selectors during net sessions at the National Cricket Centre in Loughborough. His Lions debut took place in the Caribbean, under the guidance of Nottinghamshire’s director of cricket, Mick Newell. However, fate had other plans for Carter as injuries continued to plague him, including ankle troubles that necessitated surgery early in his career, as well as abdominal and hamstring strains.

A breakthrough arrived for Carter in 2012 when he appeared in nine of Nottinghamshire’s County Championship matches, amassing an impressive tally of 47 wickets across all formats. However, his progress was halted once again in 2013 when he suffered from back issues. Despite showing promise during a pre-season in Barbados in 2014, his season drew to a premature close due to a confirmed back stress fracture.

Even Carter’s most memorable performance for Nottinghamshire, against Worcestershire at Trent Bridge in 2015, had an injury storyline attached to it. Initially presumed to be unable to participate in the match due to an abdominal tear, Carter defied the odds and decided to give it a go, driving from his home in Lincoln to the ground the following morning. He contributed significantly to a weakened Nottinghamshire attack by claiming four wickets for just 46 runs, propelling his team to victory.

Ultimately, Carter parted ways with Nottinghamshire at the end of the 2015 season and briefly donned the colors of Derbyshire. However, he struggled to make a significant impact there and during a loan spell with Hampshire. The toll of injuries and their recurrent nature ultimately compelled Carter to retire before the conclusion of the 2016 season.

Despite the hardships faced by Andrew Carter throughout his career, his potential and talent were evident to those who witnessed his performances. While injuries may have prevented him from realizing his full capabilities, Carter’s resilience and determination in the face of adversity serve as a testament to his passion for the sport.

Andy Carter Career Stats

Andy Carter Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 36 41 13 307 39 10.96 - - 0 0 - - 8 0
List A 23 8 2 35 12 5.83 67 52.23 0 0 2 1 7 0
T20s 35 2 1 5 5* 5 5 100 0 0 0 0 7 0

Andy Carter Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 36 65 5605 3200 108 5/40 7/95 29.62 3.42 51.8 8 2 0
List A 23 21 772 799 31 4/45 4/45 25.77 6.2 24.9 1 0 0
T20s 35 32 669 943 37 4/20 4/20 25.48 8.45 18 1 0 0

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