Full name Ross Winston Morgan
Born February 12, 1941, Auckland
Current age 76 years 39 days
Major teams New Zealand, Auckland
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|Test debut||New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, Jan 29-Feb 2, 1965 scorecard|
|Last Test||West Indies v New Zealand at Port of Spain, Apr 20-26, 1972 scorecard|
|First-class span||1957/58 - 1976/77|
|List A span||1970/71 - 1975/76|
Ross Morgan was a dependable batsman whose favoured clipping the ball through midwicket. He was also an offspinner with a memorable skipping and hopping approach. He made 66 on debut against Pakistan at Auckland in 1964-65 and followed with a career-best 97 at Christchurch. A good tour of India later that season followed but thereafter he struggled - his next 22 Test innings producing only 287 runs. His final series was in West Indies in 1971-72 where in three Tests he scored 8 runs and took one wicket.
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history