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Famous cricket players of New Zealand: Tim Southee

by on March 23, 2011
in New Zealand, Profiles

 Famous cricket players of New Zealand: Tim Southee

  • Timothy Grant Southee is a right-arm medium-fast bowler of New Zealand cricket team. Tim Southee made his place permanent in the team when he took 5 wickets for 55 runs and smashed 77 off 40 balls against English cricket team at the age of 19.
  • Tim Southee made his debut in one day international cricket on June 15, 2008 against England. In 80 ODI matches, Southee took 107 wickets at an economy rate of 5.18 with an average of 31.67. The best bowling figure of Tim Southee in ODI is 5/33.
  • Tim Southee made his test debut on March 22, 2008 against England. Tim Southee has played 36 test matches, taking 127 wickets with an average of 30.33. The best test bowling figure of Tim Southee is 5/55.
  • Southee played his first T20 on February 5, 2008 against English cricket team. He has taken 45 wickets in 37 T20 matches at an economy rate of 8.54.
  • Tim Southee along with good bowling figures also has a record in conceding the maximum runs of 105 against India which is the second highest runs conceded by any bowler in ODI.
  • In New Zealand cricket team wins, Tim Southee has picked up 35 wickets at an economy rate of 4.45 and average of 20.31. As for losses, Southee claimed 13 wickets at an economy of 6.25 and average of 72.69.
  • In 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, Tim Southee has played 6 matches so far securing 14 wickets at an economy of 3.95. Southee seems promising in World Cup and he could be a winning bowler for his team. He was the third leading wicket taker at 2011 Cricket World Cup where he took 18 wickets. 

Highlights of player record:

  • Tim Southee is one of the youngest cricket players of New Zealand cricket team. He debuted at the age of 19.
  • He have had one ten wicket haul in test cricket.
  • Southee had four 5 wickets hauls in test cricket.
  • Southee was able to get one 5 wicket haul in ODI an one in T20 cricket. 

 

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