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Nathan Astle

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm medium
Played for:
New Zealand, Mumbai Champs
Roles played:
Batsman
Home country:
New Zealand
Born:
September 15, 1971, Christchurch, Canterbury

Profile

Began his career primarily as a medium-pacer, he soon carved a niche at the top of the order as an explosive batsman.

Holds the record for the fastest Test double hundred, 222 from 153 balls against England in 2001-02.

Won the 2005-06 Walter Hadlee Trophy as One-Day Batsman of the Year.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 81 137 4702 10 37.02 49.64 11 24 222
ODI 223 217 7090 14 34.92 72.64 16 41 145*
T20 4 4 74 1 24.66 110.44 0 0 40*
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 81 94 5688 2143 51 3/27 / 42.01 2.26 0 0 0 5
ODI 223 159 4850 3809 99 4/43 / 38.47 4.71 1 0 0 40
T20 4 2 41 50 4 3/20 / 12.5 7.31 0 0 0 0
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 70 0 1
ODI 83 0 12
T20 3 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
1996-2006
 
ODI:
1995-2007
 
T20:
2005-2006
Test
Debut:
New Zealand Vs Zimbabwe at Seddon Park, Hamilton - Jan 13, 1996
Last played:
New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka at Basin Reserve, Wellington - Dec 15, 2006
ODI
Debut:
New Zealand Vs West Indies at Eden Park, Auckland - Jan 22, 1995
Last played:
New Zealand Vs England at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide - South Australia - Jan 23, 2007
T20
Debut:
New Zealand Vs South Africa at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg - Oct 21, 2005
Last played:
New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka at Eden Park, Auckland - Dec 26, 2006
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