Full name Deborah Ann Hockley
Born November 7, 1962, Christchurch, Canterbury
Current age 54 years 76 days
Major teams Canterbury 'A' Women, Canterbury Women, New Zealand Women, North Shore Women
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||Australia Women v New Zealand Women at Melbourne, Jan 26-29, 1979 scorecard|
|Last Test||England Women v New Zealand Women at Guildford, Jul 12-15, 1996 scorecard|
|ODI debut||New Zealand Women v England Women at Auckland, Jan 10, 1982 scorecard|
|Last ODI||New Zealand Women v Australia Women at Lincoln, Dec 23, 2000 scorecard|
Debbie Hockley played 118 one-day internationals and scored 4064 runs, including four hundreds and 34 fifties. Her Test career was equally impressive: four hundreds in 19 Tests, and an average of 52.04. She was the first woman to reach the landmark of 4000 ODI runs, and also the first to play 100 ODIs. She scored two World Cup centuries and was the first to aggregate 1500 runs, and play 40-plus matches in World Cups. In November 2016, she became the first woman to be elected New Zealand Cricket president.
Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune
Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and England in Pune
Some of India's finest wins have come with Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni in harness at the crease. At Cuttack they rolled back the years to extraordinary effect
The Twitter world rose up to applaud Yuvraj Singh's hundred, in his second game since being recalled to India's ODI squad
Currently, Ajinkya Rahane doesn't quite have the body of work in ODIs that merit his inclusion. What can he do to press for selection in the Champions Trophy?
His Test stats as batsman and bowler compare favourably with some of the best allrounders, which is why his second-innings dismissal in Wellington is all the more puzzling
The shot Shakib Al Hasan played to be dismissed on day five at Basin Reserve defies explanation. It also prompts a few questions
As batting and bowling in ODIs takes on more of the attacking virtues of T20 cricket, where does the format stand as a product of its own?