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Brent Arnel      

Full name Brent John Arnel

Born January 3, 1979, Te Awamutu, Waikato

Current age 35 years 210 days

Major teams New Zealand, New Zealand A, Northern Districts

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Brent John Arnel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 12 4 45 8* 5.62 148 30.40 0 0 5 0 3 0
First-class 78 95 35 461 32 7.68 1539 29.95 0 0 44 4 23 0
List A 60 24 13 83 11* 7.54 140 59.28 0 0 9 1 7 0
Twenty20 52 13 7 17 6 2.83 34 50.00 0 0 0 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 11 1008 566 9 4/95 4/95 62.88 3.36 112.0 1 0 0
First-class 78 141 15055 7110 267 8/81 10/147 26.62 2.83 56.3 12 9 1
List A 60 60 3063 2635 75 4/26 4/26 35.13 5.16 40.8 3 0 0
Twenty20 52 52 1092 1374 48 4/22 4/22 28.62 7.54 22.7 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Mar 19-23, 2010 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 15-17, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Northern Districts v Canterbury at Hamilton, Feb 27-Mar 2, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Wellington v Northern Districts at Whangarei, Feb 16-19, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Wellington v Northern Districts at Wellington, Jan 15, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Northern Districts v Wellington at Mount Maunganui, Apr 5, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Wellington v Northern Districts at Wellington, Jan 13, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch, Jan 10, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/30 Wellington v Northern D Mount Maunganui 5 Apr 2014 LA
1/61 Wellington v Canterbury Christchurch 2 Apr 2014 LA
1/60 Wellington v Auckland Auckland 30 Mar 2014 LA
1/62, 0* Wellington v Auckland Wellington 26 Mar 2014 LA
4/26 Wellington v Central D Wellington 23 Mar 2014 LA
1/55 Wellington v Northern D Hamilton 19 Mar 2014 LA
5, 0/36 Wellington v Northern D Wellington 12 Mar 2014 LA
2/37 Wellington v Otago Wellington 9 Mar 2014 LA
4*, 0/37 Wellington v Central D Palmerston North 2 Mar 2014 LA
3/75, 0/28 Wellington v Northern D Whangarei 16 Feb 2014 FC
Profile

As a 10-year-old, Brent Arnel was kicked out of junior cricket because he bowled too fast and he was soon up against college-level players. Being pushed into the deep end so early, he recalls, helped him in the long run. Arnel is a product of a small-town upbringing, but access to facilities was never a problem because his parents owned a few indoor cricket schools in the area. It later came down to a choice between a career in cricket or basketball but he chose the former when Northern Districts came calling. He made his debut in the 2006-07 season, playing four games, but his best performance was reserved for the following season. Arnel topped the wicket charts in the State Championships with 33 wickets and his performance earned him a place in the New Zealand A squad for the tour of India. His impressive performances for the A squad against the England Lions in 2009 led to a call-up to the New Zealand Test squad against India. He didn't get a game, but earned another Test call-up the following year, against Bangladesh, as a replacement for the injured Andy McKay.
Cricinfo Staff February 2010

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Mar 15, 2012

Imran Tahir trapped Brent Arnel lbw, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 1st day, March 15, 2012

Imran Tahir trapped Brent Arnel lbw

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Mar 14, 2012

Brent Arnel and Mark Gillespie have a chat during a practice session, Hamilton, March 14, 2012

Brent Arnel and Mark Gillespie have a chat during a practice session

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Jan 9, 2011

Brent Arnel picked up four wickets, 1st Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, January 9, 2011

Brent Arnel picked up four wickets

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