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Mark Craig      

Full name Mark Donald Craig

Born March 23, 1987, Auckland

Current age 27 years 272 days

Major teams New Zealand, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Otago, Otago A

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Mark Donald Craig
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 10 3 299 67 42.71 596 50.16 0 2 28 6 5 0
First-class 32 47 5 1136 104 27.04 2219 51.19 1 6 138 17 28 0
List A 4 4 0 55 22 13.75 72 76.38 0 0 3 1 2 0
Twenty20 16 4 2 15 7 7.50 14 107.14 0 0 2 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 12 1489 1031 25 7/94 10/203 41.24 4.15 59.5 2 1 1
First-class 32 58 5498 3267 75 7/94 10/203 43.56 3.56 73.3 2 3 1
List A 4 4 148 150 7 3/6 3/6 21.42 6.08 21.1 0 0 0
Twenty20 16 16 228 319 7 3/29 3/29 45.57 8.39 32.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston, Jun 8-11, 2014 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Sharjah, Nov 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Central Districts v Otago at Napier, Feb 24-27, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Otago v Northern Districts at Dunedin, Dec 11-14, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Northern Districts v Otago at Mount Maunganui, Mar 13, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Kent v New Zealand A at Canterbury, Aug 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Otago v Canterbury at Dunedin, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Otago v Northern Districts at Hamilton, Jan 18, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/57, 9, 1/105, 104 Otago v Northern D Dunedin 11 Dec 2014 FC
7/94, 65, 3/109 New Zealand v Pakistan Sharjah 26 Nov 2014 Test # 2147
43, 1/117, 34, 2/66 New Zealand v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 17 Nov 2014 Test # 2146
0/126, 1, 0/29, 28 New Zealand v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 9 Nov 2014 Test # 2144
1/68, 0, 1/22 N Zealanders v Pakistan A Sharjah 3 Nov 2014 Other
50, 2/98, 0 Otago v Central D Napier 26 Oct 2014 FC
0/3, 28, 1/24, 12 NZ A v Surrey The Oval 31 Aug 2014 FC
13, 3/6 NZ A v Kent Canterbury 27 Aug 2014 LA
0/20, 7, 2/85 Gloucs v Worcs Worcester 15 Aug 2014 FC
0, 5/104, 109, 1/37 Glouc 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Hove 11 Aug 2014 Other
Profile

An offspinner whose cricket career was initially blighted by chronic fatigue syndrome, Mark Craig was a surprise inclusion for New Zealand's Test tour of the West Indies in 2014 when Daniel Vettori and Jeetan Patel were both unavailable. However, he justified that inclusion immediately, taking 8 for 188 in his debut Test, in Jamaica, and spinning New Zealand to only their second Test win in the Caribbean. His figures were the best by a New Zealand bowler on debut, and he became only the third player from the country - after Stephen Fleming and Mathew Sinclair - to win a Man-of-the-Match award on Test debut.

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Nov 30, 2014

Mark Craig celebrates a wicket, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 4th day, November 30, 2014

Mark Craig celebrates a wicket

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Nov 28, 2014

Daniel Vettori congratulates Mark Craig at the end of the innings, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 2nd day, November 28, 2014

Daniel Vettori congratulates Mark Craig at the end of the innings

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Nov 26, 2014

Mark Craig struck twice before tea, Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 1st day, November 26, 2014

Mark Craig struck twice before tea

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Tournament Results
Mum Indians v Royals at Delhi - Oct 6, 2013
Mum Indians won by 33 runs
Trinidad & T v Mum Indians at Delhi - Oct 5, 2013
Mum Indians won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Royals v Super Kings at Jaipur - Oct 4, 2013
Royals won by 14 runs
Super Kings v Trinidad & T at Delhi - Oct 2, 2013
Trinidad & T won by 8 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
Mum Indians v Scorchers at Delhi - Oct 2, 2013
Mum Indians won by 6 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
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