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Michael Bates      

Full name Michael David Bates

Born October 11, 1983, Auckland

Current age 31 years 20 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Michael David Bates
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 2 1 0 13 13 13.00 10 130.00 0 0 1 1 1 0
T20Is 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 50 64 23 874 69* 21.31 0 3 100 11 18 0
List A 43 29 15 236 34 16.85 307 76.87 0 0 10 8 14 0
Twenty20 60 15 8 44 14* 6.28 55 80.00 0 0 4 0 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 2 2 84 52 2 1/24 1/24 26.00 3.71 42.0 0 0 0
T20Is 3 3 66 107 4 3/31 3/31 26.75 9.72 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 50 8718 4151 141 6/55 7/115 29.43 2.85 61.8 9 4 0
List A 43 43 2124 1926 60 5/36 5/36 32.10 5.44 35.4 3 1 0
Twenty20 60 58 1213 1669 70 4/18 4/18 23.84 8.25 17.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier, Feb 9, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 3, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Auckland, Feb 11, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Feb 22, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Auckland v Otago at Auckland, Dec 7-10, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Northern Districts v Auckland at Whangarei, Oct 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Northern Districts v Auckland at Hamilton, Feb 17, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Auckland v Wellington at Auckland, Mar 30, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Northern Districts v Auckland at Mt Maunganui, Jan 2, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Jan 14, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/45, 0, 1/44 Auckland v Northern D Whangarei 23 Oct 2014 FC
2, 0/49 Auckland v Wellington Auckland 30 Mar 2014 LA
14*, 2/62 Auckland v Wellington Wellington 26 Mar 2014 LA
30, 3/28 Auckland v Otago Auckland 23 Mar 2014 LA
2/57, 34 Auckland v Otago Invercargill 19 Mar 2014 LA
1/59, 15* Auckland v Central D Auckland 12 Mar 2014 LA
0/52, 2 Auckland v Northern D Hamilton 9 Mar 2014 LA
9*, 2/41 Auckland v Central D Nelson 5 Mar 2014 LA
2/38 Auckland v Northern D Auckland 2 Mar 2014 LA
4/36, 1, 2/75 Auckland v Otago Dunedin 16 Feb 2014 FC
Profile

Michael Bates, a left-arm fast bowler, represented New Zealand in the 2002 Under-19 World Cup. He made his first-class debut for Auckland in the 2003-04 season but did not get another first-class game till 2007-08, and became a regular member of the XI only in 2009. He was named Auckland Cricketer of the Year in 2009-10 and he followed that with another excellent season in 2010-11. Bates destroyed the visiting Pakistanis in a tour match in December 2010, taking 4 for 11 in a three-over spell that claimed Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez. In the 2010-11 HRV Cup, Bates starred in Auckland's triumph over defending-champions Central Districts. He had earned a reputation for his death bowling in the tournament, but, after his side scored 158, it was his opening spell that all but sealed the game for them: he produced a triple-wicket maiden in the first over of the chase. In March, he picked up his fourth first-class five-for, against Northern Districts, following an unbeaten knock of 69 in the same match. He received his maiden call-up to the New Zealand squad for the ODIs and Twenty20s against Zimbabwe in February 2012
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Oct 9, 2012

Michael Bates took 1 for 17 in three overs, Auckland Aces v Sialkot Stallions, Champions League T20, Johannesburg, October 9, 2012

Michael Bates took 1 for 17 in three overs

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Sep 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy, Hampshire v Warwickshire, CB40 Final, Lord's, September 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy

© Getty Images

Jan 2, 2011

Michael Bates' triple-wicket maiden wrecked Central Districts, Auckland v Central Districts, HRV Cup final, Auckland, January 2, 2011

Michael Bates' triple-wicket maiden wrecked Central Districts

© Getty Images

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northern D v Wellington at Hamilton
Nov 1, 2014 (15:50 local | 02:50 GMT | 22:50 EDT | 21:50 CDT | 19:50 PDT)
Otago v Auckland at Hamilton
Nov 1, 2014 (19:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT)
Northern D v Otago at Hamilton
Nov 2, 2014 (15:50 local | 02:50 GMT | 22:50 EDT | 21:50 CDT | 19:50 PDT)
Canterbury v Central D at Hamilton
Nov 2, 2014 (19:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT)
Pakistan A v N Zealanders at Sharjah
Nov 3-5, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST)
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