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Tom Latham

Batting style:
Left Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm medium
Played for:
New Zealand, Scotland, Canterbury, Kent, New Zealand A, South Island, New Zealand Under-19, New Zealand XI
Roles played:
WicketKeeper
ICC Rank:
Batting:
35
Bowling:
0
Batting:
77
Bowling:
0
Home country:
New Zealand
Born:
April 02, 1992, Christchurch, Canterbury

Profile

Like Brendon McCullum, Tom Latham too. is a swash-buckling wicket-keeper batsman who opens the innings. Making his first-class debut back in 2010 for Canterbury, he first came into prominence when he struck a magnificent 130 off 119 balls against Wellington in 2012 in a List A game. It prompted the selectors to romp in this talented lad for the limited-over series against Zimbabwe at home, where he made his ODI debut. Although Latham did not taste any major success in that series, he toured the sub-continent with the New Zealand A team playing List A games against India A and Sri Lanka A in the later part of 2013. His stand-out innings of 86 against Sri Lanka in November in the second ODI saw his team chase a huge total in a rain-affected game. That performance also earned him the Man of the Match award and showed the world that he was ready for the hard grind of international cricket.


Fast Facts

  • Tom Latham is the son of former New Zealand all-rounder Rob Latham.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 18 35 1292 1 38.00 44.50 3 7 137
ODI 38 37 917 6 29.58 76.48 1 4 110*
T20 12 9 124 0 13.77 102.47 0 0 26
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 18 0 0
ODI 21 1 2
T20 3 0 1

Career

Span:
Test:
2014-2016
 
ODI:
2012-2016
 
T20:
2012-2015
Test
Debut:
New Zealand Vs India at Basin Reserve, Wellington - Feb 14, 2014
Last played:
New Zealand Vs Australia at Hagley Oval, Christchurch - Feb 20, 2016
ODI
Debut:
New Zealand Vs Zimbabwe at University Oval, Dunedin - Feb 03, 2012
Last played:
New Zealand Vs Pakistan at Basin Reserve, Wellington - Jan 25, 2016
T20
Debut:
New Zealand Vs West Indies at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida - Jun 30, 2012
Last played:
New Zealand Vs South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion - Aug 16, 2015
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