Bruce Martin (cricketer)

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Bruce Martin
Personal information
Full name Bruce Philip Martin
Born (1980-04-25) 25 April 1980 (age 37)
Whangarei, Northland
Nickname Bucko
Batting Right-hand
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Bowler
Relations L. W. Martin (brother) Dana Anderson (sister in-law)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 259) 6 March 2013 v England
Last Test 9 October 2013 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999/00–2009/10 Northern Districts
2010/11– Auckland
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 5 131 82 37
Runs scored 74 2,626 490 105
Batting average 14.80 19.16 12.56 10.50
100s/50s 0/0 2/8 0/0 0/0
Top score 41 114 37 19
Balls bowled 1,518 27,967 3,806 780
Wickets 12 355 83 39
Bowling average 53.83 37.57 32.30 26.02
5 wickets in innings 0 18 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 2 0 0
Best bowling 5/133 7/33 4/28 3/15
Catches/stumpings 0/0 46/0 24/0 7/0
Source: Cricinfo, 12 May 2017

Bruce Philip Martin (born 25 April 1980) is a New Zealand cricketer who has represented New Zealand in Test cricket. At domestic level he has played for the Northern Districts for 10 years, in the State Championship and Northland in the Hawke Cup, and in 2011 debuted for The Auckland Aces. Martin is a slow left-arm orthodox spin and right hand batsman.

School times

He was born in Whangarei and attended school in Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands.

Martin has played 3 Tests and 9 ODIs for New Zealand's U-19 side, selected for New Zealand A side in 2004 and in the NZ A Emerging Players tournament in Australia in 2011. Martin enjoyed an outstanding debut season for the Knights in 1999/2000 taking 37 wickets and has taken 5 wickets in an innings on 11 occasions, a 7 wicket bag in the 2010/11 season for Auckland; as well as acquiring 113 (not out) batting at no. 10 for NZ A vs Sri Lanka A.

Domestic career

Named the Northern Districts cricketer of the year in 2003/4 and selected for New Zealand A side in 2004 and Emerging Players 2011.

See also

External links

  • Bruce Martin at New Zealand Cricket Players Association
  • Martin's profile at Cricinfo
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