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Tarun Nethula      

Full name Tarun Sai Nethula

Born May 8, 1983, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Current age 31 years 267 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Central Districts, New Zealand A, New Zealand XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Tarun Sai Nethula
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 5 3 1 12 9* 6.00 11 109.09 0 0 1 0 2 0
First-class 53 67 14 1066 108 20.11 2355 45.26 1 2 137 8 18 0
List A 42 29 9 362 49 18.10 454 79.73 0 0 26 9 13 0
Twenty20 36 14 3 70 13* 6.36 73 95.89 0 0 3 2 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 5 5 264 249 5 2/41 2/41 49.80 5.65 52.8 0 0 0
First-class 53 81 9000 5528 136 6/32 9/50 40.64 3.68 66.1 9 4 0
List A 42 39 2100 1793 65 4/35 4/35 27.58 5.12 32.3 2 0 0
Twenty20 36 34 732 878 36 2/12 2/12 24.38 7.19 20.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Whangarei, Feb 6, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston, Jul 7, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Canterbury v Auckland at Rangiora, Nov 10-13, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Dec 18-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Canterbury v Central Districts at Rangiora, Jan 9, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Central Districts v Auckland at New Plymouth, Jan 24, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Dec 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Wellington at Hamilton, Dec 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
36, 4/51 Auckland v Central D New Plymouth 24 Jan 2015 LA
41*, 1/21 Auckland v Northern D Mount Maunganui 21 Jan 2015 LA
3/50, 4* Auckland v Northern D Auckland 18 Jan 2015 LA
0/24, 8* Auckland v Wellington Wellington 12 Jan 2015 LA
8, 0/33 Auckland v Central D Palmerston North 8 Jan 2015 LA
3/65, 14 Auckland v Canterbury Timaru 5 Jan 2015 LA
3, 1/42 Auckland v Otago Auckland 2 Jan 2015 LA
2/46 Auckland v Canterbury Auckland 30 Dec 2014 LA
2/74 Auckland v Wellington Auckland 27 Dec 2014 LA
0, 3/64, 38* Auckland v Central D Auckland 18 Dec 2014 FC
Profile

Tarun Nethula is a legspinner who was born in India but has played all his professional cricket in New Zealand, where his family moved when he was 12 years old. He made his mark in his debut first-class season, in 2008-09, helping Auckland win the State Championship by finishing top of the wickets chart. In the next season, though, he was used less often, and he decided to shift to Central Districts before the 2010-11 season. He quickly became a key member of their side in all formats, and in 2012 was called up to the New Zealand squad for their limited-over series against Zimbabwe.
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Feb 29, 2012

Tarun Nethula is congratulated on dismissing JP Duminy, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Napier, February 29, 2012

Tarun Nethula is congratulated on dismissing JP Duminy

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Feb 9, 2012

Tarun Nethula and Brendon McCullum celebrate Prosper Utseya's wicket, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Napier, February 9, 2012

Tarun Nethula and Brendon McCullum celebrate Prosper Utseya's wicket

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Feb 9, 2012

Legspinner Tarun Nethula in action in his second ODI, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Napier, February 9, 2012

Legspinner Tarun Nethula in action in his second ODI

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington
Jan 31, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
Final: Auckland v Central D in New Zealand (venue TBA)
Feb 1, 2015 (22:00 GMT)
2nd ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Napier
Feb 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
Auckland v Northern D at Auckland
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Otago v Central D at Invercargill
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Wellington v Canterbury at Wellington
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
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