Colin Alexander Ingram is a South African professional Cricketer. Colin was born in Port Elizabeth in 1985 and is presently playing with Warriors team. He is a left handed batsman and a leg break bowler. He has played for teams like the Eastern Province, South Africa A, Free State and the Warriors. He also represents the South African National Team.
Colin Ingram is a good top-order batsman who has a natural aggressive intent which reflects even in his game. First-Class cricket has been a successful venture for him as in the 47 matches that he has played; he has scored 2500 runs with a highest of 190 runs and an average of 31.64. He then was selected for the South African National team and has played 11 ODIs and also scored 328 runs at an average of 41.00. His debut match was against Zimbabwe on 5th October. He made a century on the debut itself to become the sixth player from South Africa to score a century on debut.
Colin represented South Africa at 2004 U-19 World Cup. Ingram is among the brightest talents produced by the Eastern Cape in recent years, who has remained true to his roots and stayed with the Warriors.He is also good in the Twenty20 format and hence has been picked up by the Delhi Daredevils team to play in the IPL 2011.
The ODI debut of Colin was against Zimbabwe in 2010, where he scored his maiden century, having scored 124 runs. Colin became the sixth-person to score a century on a debut in the process and the first South African to carry the honor. He played 2 seasons in England for Spondon Cricket Club in the Derbyshire Premier League, having scored 2401 runs with 57.17 of average. He also participated in the 2010 Champions League Twenty20, scoring well and helping his team to the finals, playing for Warriors.