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Terry Jarvis      

Full name Terrence Wayne Jarvis

Born July 29, 1944, Auckland

Current age 70 years 4 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Canterbury

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm bowler

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 13 22 1 625 182 29.76 1 2 0 3 0
First-class 97 167 8 4666 182 29.34 6 26 102 0
List A 8 8 1 155 38 22.14 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 2 12 3 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0 0
First-class 97 168 89 0 - - - 3.17 - 0 0 0
List A 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v New Zealand at Chennai, Feb 27-Mar 2, 1965 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, Feb 16-19, 1973 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1964-1977
List A span 1971-1976
Profile

A right-hand bat and strokemaker, Terry Jarvis's debut for New Zealand against India at Madras in 1964-65 was a classic case of first-night nerves as he froze in crawling to 9 in a little over two hours. He fared better second time round, making an unbeaten 40 in an hour, and thereafter found his feet. He scored 263 runs at 32.83 on that tour, but in England in 1965 was bedeviled by illness contracted in India. He appeared against England in 1965-66 but had to wait another six years for another Test, opening in the series in the West Indies in 1971-72 in the absence of Graham Dowling. In the fourth Test in Guyana he scored a career-best 182, adding 387 for the first wicket with Glenn Turner. He ended the series with 277 runs at 46.16, but back home a poor series against Pakistan - he made three ducks in five innings - spelt the end. He subsequently co-founded Sky TV New Zealand and became a leading breeder of racehourses.
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