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Stu Gillespie      

Full name Stuart Ross Gillespie

Born March 2, 1957, Wanganui

Current age 58 years 0 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Northern Districts, Northumberland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 28 28 28.00 81 34.56 0 0 2 0 0 0
ODIs 19 11 5 70 18* 11.66 106 66.03 0 0 4 1 7 0
First-class 36 48 8 599 73 14.97 0 3 18 0
List A 61 42 12 325 25 10.83 0 0 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 162 79 1 1/79 1/79 79.00 2.92 162.0 0 0 0
ODIs 19 19 963 736 23 4/30 4/30 32.00 4.58 41.8 1 0 0
First-class 36 6283 2689 99 5/30 27.16 2.56 63.4 0 3 0
List A 61 3104 1983 77 4/30 4/30 25.75 3.83 40.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Feb 21-25, 1986 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v New Zealand at Brisbane, Jan 11, 1986 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jan 20, 1988 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1979-1989
List A span 1979-1989
Profile

Stu Gillespie was a journeyman medium-pace bowler and tailend batsman whose international call-up came relatively late in what had been an ordinary career. His first season in 1979-80 was his best - he took 45 wickets at 22.17 - but after four years with Northern Districts he moved to Auckland, primarily as a one-day specialist - with moderate success. If his call-up for the 1985-86 Benson & Hedges series in Australia was a surprise - he performed admirably taking 13 wickets at 20.38 - his selection for the first Test against Australia at Wellington later that summer was amazing as Gillespie had played only two first-class games in the previous two years, and done nothing remarkable in either. He took 1 for 79 without ever looking to have anything special and was discarded. He retained his one-day place for two more series but retired soon after losing his place.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Otago v Wellington at Queenstown - Feb 28-Mar 3
Wellington 297 & 70/1 Otago 251/8d
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland - Mar 1-4
Auckland 294 & 29/0 Canterbury 340
Wellington v Central D at New Plymouth
Mar 8-11, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
31st Match, Pool A: New Zealand v Afghanistan at Napier
Mar 8, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Canterbury v Northern D at Christchurch
Mar 9-12, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
Otago v Auckland at Dunedin
Mar 9-12, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
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