Brian McKechnie      

Full name Brian John McKechnie

Born November 6, 1953, Gore, Southland

Current age 61 years 209 days

Major teams New Zealand, Otago

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 5.07

Education Southland Boys' High

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 Ct St
ODIs 14 8 4 54 27 13.50 145 37.24 0 0 2 0
First-class 50 73 9 1169 51 18.26 0 2 24 0
List A 26 18 6 168 32 14.00 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 14 14 818 495 19 3/23 3/23 26.05 3.63 43.0 0 0 0
First-class 50 8154 3065 100 4/24 30.65 2.25 81.5 0 0
List A 26 1450 798 32 3/23 3/23 24.93 3.30 45.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut East Africa v New Zealand at Birmingham, Jun 7, 1975 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Feb 1, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1971/72 - 1985/86
List A span 1973/74 - 1985/86
Profile

Brian McKechnie was a double international in an era when that was considered to have been a feat from a forgotten era. He made his debut for Otago in the Plunkett Shield while a teenager in 1971-72, helping them win the title. A bits-and-pieces cricketer, his career stats are hardly inspiring withy only two fifties and no five-fors in his 76 first-class and List A matches. But he played in an era when such attributes were valued in one-day cricket and he made 14 appearances for New Zealand, the last being when he faced Trevor Chappell's infamous underarm delivery at the MCG in 1980-81.

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Jan 1, 2003

Members of the New Zealand selection panel enjoy watching the match. From left: chairman of selectors Sir Richard Hadlee, New Zealand Cricket operations manager John Reid and selector Brian McKechnie. 3rd ODI: New Zealand v India at Jade Stadium, Christchurch, 1 January 2003.

Members of the New Zealand selection panel enjoy watching the match. 3rd ODI: New Zealand v India at Christchurch, 1 Jan 2003

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Feb 1, 1981

Trevor Chappell rolls the final ball of the match on the floor to prevent Brian McKechnie from hitting a six to tie the game, Australian v New Zealand, B&H World Series, Melbourne, February 1, 1981

Trevor Chappell rolls the final ball of the match on the floor

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1981

Trevor Chappell walks off after his infamous underarm delivery to Brian McKechnie , Australia v New Zealand, Melbourne, 1981

Trevor Chappell walks off after his infamous underarm delivery to Brian McKechnie

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Tournament Results
Aus Women v Eng Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 7, 2012
Aus Women won by 4 runs
Aus Women v WI Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
Aus Women won by 28 runs
Eng Women v NZ Women at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Eng Women won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Pak Women v SA Women at Colombo (Moors) - Oct 3, 2012
SA Women won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
SL Women v India Women at Colombo (NCC) - Oct 3, 2012
India Women won by 9 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
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