Grant Flower

Grant Flower

Grant William Flower (born 20 December 1970) is a Zimbabwean cricketer. He is rated among the best Zimbabwean cricketers in history for his handy left arm spin and fine batting skills. He was a fitness fanatic who spends hours in the gym, and was also regarded as a brilliant fielder who was usually seen in the gully. "Flower Power", the combination of Grant and his brother Andy Flower, was the mainstay of Zimbabwean batting for a decade. He was his team's most successful opening batsman who played the role of anchorman, with strokeplayers coming in down the order. He played a lead role in, arguably, Zimbabwe's finest Test victory, against a strong Pakistan side. He would show a liking for the Pakistani side over his career, averaging over 40 against them and scoring 3 centuries including an unbeaten 201. Grant Flower needs to score 215 runs to overtake his brother Andy as the country's leading run scorer in ODI cricket.

Read more about Grant Flower:  Early Days, Test Career, One Day International Career, Retirement, Return To International Cricket

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