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Michael Bates      

Full name Michael David Bates

Born October 11, 1983, Auckland

Current age 31 years 79 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 2 1 0 13 13 13.00 10 130.00 0 0 1 1 1 0
T20Is 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 52 67 24 879 69* 20.44 0 3 101 11 19 0
List A 44 29 15 236 34 16.85 307 76.87 0 0 10 8 15 0
Twenty20 72 18 9 69 16 7.66 72 95.83 0 0 5 2 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 2 2 84 52 2 1/24 1/24 26.00 3.71 42.0 0 0 0
T20Is 3 3 66 107 4 3/31 3/31 26.75 9.72 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 52 9144 4355 150 6/55 7/115 29.03 2.85 60.9 10 4 0
List A 44 44 2166 1951 63 5/36 5/36 30.96 5.40 34.3 3 1 0
Twenty20 72 69 1402 1945 81 4/10 4/10 24.01 8.32 17.3 3 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier, Feb 9, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 3, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Auckland, Feb 11, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Feb 22, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Auckland v Otago at Auckland, Dec 7-10, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Dec 18-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Northern Districts v Auckland at Hamilton, Feb 17, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Auckland v Wellington at Auckland, Dec 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Northern Districts v Auckland at Mt Maunganui, Jan 2, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Wellington at Hamilton, Dec 7, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/25 Auckland v Wellington Auckland 27 Dec 2014 LA
3/50, 0, 0/69, 4 Auckland v Central D Auckland 18 Dec 2014 FC
2/38, 1*, 4/47 Auckland v Wellington Wellington 11 Dec 2014 FC
2/32, 16 Auckland v Wellington Hamilton 7 Dec 2014 T20
4/10 Auckland v Northern D Hamilton 6 Dec 2014 T20
7*, 0/12 Auckland v Northern D Napier 30 Nov 2014 T20
1/22 Auckland v Canterbury Napier 29 Nov 2014 T20
1/23 Auckland v Canterbury Christchurch 27 Nov 2014 T20
1/36, 2 Auckland v Central D Wellington 22 Nov 2014 T20
0/45 Auckland v Wellington Wellington 21 Nov 2014 T20
Profile

Michael Bates, a left-arm fast bowler, represented New Zealand in the 2002 Under-19 World Cup. He made his first-class debut for Auckland in the 2003-04 season but did not get another first-class game till 2007-08, and became a regular member of the XI only in 2009. He was named Auckland Cricketer of the Year in 2009-10 and he followed that with another excellent season in 2010-11. Bates destroyed the visiting Pakistanis in a tour match in December 2010, taking 4 for 11 in a three-over spell that claimed Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez. In the 2010-11 HRV Cup, Bates starred in Auckland's triumph over defending-champions Central Districts. He had earned a reputation for his death bowling in the tournament, but, after his side scored 158, it was his opening spell that all but sealed the game for them: he produced a triple-wicket maiden in the first over of the chase. In March, he picked up his fourth first-class five-for, against Northern Districts, following an unbeaten knock of 69 in the same match. He received his maiden call-up to the New Zealand squad for the ODIs and Twenty20s against Zimbabwe in February 2012
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Oct 9, 2012

Michael Bates took 1 for 17 in three overs, Auckland Aces v Sialkot Stallions, Champions League T20, Johannesburg, October 9, 2012

Michael Bates took 1 for 17 in three overs

© AFP

Sep 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy, Hampshire v Warwickshire, CB40 Final, Lord's, September 15, 2012

Liam Dawson, Chris Wood, James Vince and Michael Bates pose with the CB40 trophy

© Getty Images

Jan 2, 2011

Michael Bates' triple-wicket maiden wrecked Central Districts, Auckland v Central Districts, HRV Cup final, Auckland, January 2, 2011

Michael Bates' triple-wicket maiden wrecked Central Districts

© Getty Images

Tour Results
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Mar 23-27, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 15-17, 2012
South Africa won by 9 wickets
New Zealand v South Africa at Dunedin - Mar 7-11, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland - Mar 3, 2012
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Napier - Feb 29, 2012
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)
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