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Carl Hooper (Former West Indies cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Carl Hooper
(Former West Indies Cricketer)

Carl Hooper was regarded as one of the most gifted Caribbean cricketer, after teammate Brian Lara. When Hooper broke onto the International scene, there was too much hype surrounding hi, although he did contribute immensely to West Indies cricket with the bat as well as the ball.

Carl Hooper
Nickname: Cool Carl
Profession: Former West Indies Cricketer
Role: Right-hand bat, Off-break
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Eye Colour: Black
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Personal Life
Date of Birth: December 15, 1966
Age (as on 2018): 51 years
Birth Place: Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Guyanese
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Religion: Christianity
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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 11 December 1987 vs India
ODI: 18 March 1987 vs New Zealand
Jersey Number: #4 (West Indies)
Major Team: West Indies, Guyana, Kent, Lancashire
Nature on field: Calm
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  • Hooper is the first and two of only cricketers to have scored 5,000 runs, taken 100 wickets, held 100 catches and received 100 caps in both ODIs and Tests.
  • In 2003, while playing for Lancashire, Hooper scored centuries against all 18 county teams.

Hobbies: Trading currencies on the foreign-exchange market
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
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Wife: Connie Hooper

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Children: A son (Carl Jr) and a daughter

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Awards and recognitions

  • Shane Warne talked very highly of Hooper's footwork in his autobiography. The Australian named Hooper among the top 100 cricketers of his time.


  • In 1998, Captain Brian Lara and vice-captain Hooper refused to accompany the team on the tour because they were unhappy about payments to the players.
  • In 2012, Hooper said that the IPL is one of the biggest threats to cricket.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Hooper first came out of retirement to captain West Indies team in 2003 Cricket World Cup.
  • Hooper has lived in Adelaide since the late 1990s. He has coached clubs based out of South Australia.
  • Hooper helps wife and her brothers to run a chain of coffee shops called Un Caffe Bar in Adelaide.

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