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Mark Craig      

Full name Mark Donald Craig

Born March 23, 1987, Auckland

Current age 28 years 327 days

Major teams New Zealand, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Otago, Otago A

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Mark Donald Craig
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 21 7 512 67 36.57 952 53.78 0 3 54 10 12 0
First-class 47 67 9 1538 104 26.51 2875 53.49 1 8 191 24 42 0
List A 19 15 4 273 46 24.81 306 89.21 0 0 20 4 10 0
Twenty20 16 4 2 15 7 7.50 14 107.14 0 0 2 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 26 3175 2034 46 7/94 10/203 44.21 3.84 69.0 3 1 1
First-class 47 84 8592 5065 118 7/94 10/203 42.92 3.53 72.8 3 5 1
List A 19 17 796 688 15 3/6 3/6 45.86 5.18 53.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 16 16 228 319 7 3/29 3/29 45.57 8.39 32.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston, Jun 8-11, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide, Nov 27-29, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Central Districts v Otago at Napier, Feb 24-27, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Otago v Wellington at Queenstown, Feb 5-8, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Northern Districts v Otago at Mount Maunganui, Mar 13, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Canterbury v Otago at Christchurch, Jan 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Otago v Canterbury at Dunedin, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Otago v Northern Districts at Hamilton, Jan 18, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/30, 3, 5/79, 23 Otago v Wellington Queenstown 5 Feb 2016 FC
0/15 Otago v Canterbury Christchurch 27 Jan 2016 LA
4, 1/30 Otago v Auckland Invercargill 23 Jan 2016 LA
2, 1/29 Otago v Wellington Invercargill 20 Jan 2016 LA
0/35 Otago v Northern D Dunedin 17 Jan 2016 LA
46, 0/25 Otago v Wellington Wellington 13 Jan 2016 LA
39*, 1/49 Otago v Northern D Whangarei 10 Jan 2016 LA
0/40, 32 Otago v Canterbury Christchurch 6 Jan 2016 LA
1/42, 3 Otago v Canterbury Alexandra 30 Dec 2015 LA
12*, 2/52 Otago v Auckland Alexandra 27 Dec 2015 LA
Profile

An offspinner whose cricket career was initially blighted by chronic fatigue syndrome, Mark Craig was a surprise inclusion for New Zealand's Test tour of the West Indies in 2014 when Daniel Vettori and Jeetan Patel were both unavailable. However, he justified that inclusion immediately, taking 8 for 188 in his debut Test, in Jamaica, and spinning New Zealand to only their second Test win in the Caribbean. His figures were the best by a New Zealand bowler on debut, and he became only the third player from the country - after Stephen Fleming and Mathew Sinclair - to win a Man-of-the-Match award on Test debut.

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Feb 12, 2016

Mark Craig reacts to a chance as Steven Smith and Usman Khawaja complete a run, New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 1st day, February 12, 2016

Mark Craig reacts to a chance as Steven Smith and Usman Khawaja complete a run

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Nov 28, 2015

Steven Smith reacts in disappointment after getting caught behind, Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day, November 28, 2015

Steven Smith reacts in disappointment after getting caught behind

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Nov 28, 2015

Mark Craig removed Steven Smith and Peter Siddle in the same over, Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day, November 28, 2015

Mark Craig removed Steven Smith and Peter Siddle in the same over

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: New Zealand v Australia at Wellington - Feb 12-16
New Zealand 183 Australia 463/6 (130 ov)
Auckland v Wellington at Auckland - Feb 13-16
Wellington 174 Auckland 72/1 (22 ov)
Central D v Canterbury at Nelson - Feb 13-16
Canterbury 204 Central D 52/3 (26 ov)
Otago v Northern D at Dunedin - Feb 13-16
Otago 237 Northern D 53/2 (21 ov)
Auckland v Otago at Auckland
Feb 20-23, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
Central D v Wellington at Napier
Feb 20-23, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch
Feb 20-24, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
1st ODI: NZ Women v Aus Women at Mount Maunganui
Feb 20, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
Northern D v Canterbury at Hamilton
Feb 20-23, 2016 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
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