Neil Wagner      

Full name Neil Wagner

Born March 13, 1986, Pretoria, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 271 days

Major teams New Zealand, Lancashire, New Zealand A, Northerns, Otago

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Neil Wagner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 44 56 14 522 47 12.42 1205 43.31 0 0 57 19 10 0
First-class 167 220 46 2896 70 16.64 5599 51.72 0 8 75 49 0
List A 106 57 10 554 42 11.78 703 78.80 0 0 41 12 18 0
T20s 76 38 16 198 16* 9.00 160 123.75 0 0 13 8 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 44 82 9690 5046 187 7/39 9/73 26.98 3.12 51.8 7 9 0
First-class 167 306 34658 18680 698 7/39 11/111 26.76 3.23 49.6 36 36 2
List A 106 102 5156 4683 165 5/34 5/34 28.38 5.44 31.2 11 2 0
T20s 76 72 1502 2198 79 4/33 4/33 27.82 8.78 19.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v New Zealand at North Sound, Jul 25-29, 2012 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Hamilton, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom, Jan 19-21, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v England at Hamilton, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2019 scorecard
List A debut North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom, Jan 22, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Northern Districts v Otago at Hamilton, Oct 28, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Otago v Canterbury at Dunedin, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Districts v Otago at Mount Maunganui, Feb 9, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 5/124 New Zealand v England Hamilton 29 Nov 2019 Test # 2371
3/90, 11*, 5/44 New Zealand v England Mount Maunganui 21 Nov 2019 Test # 2367
4, 6/114 Northern D v Otago Dunedin 8 Nov 2019 FC
3/104, 0, 5/62, 9 Northern D v Central D Mount Maunganui 30 Oct 2019 FC
3/130 Northern D v Canterbury Christchurch 21 Oct 2019 FC
0/48 New Zealand v SL Pres. XI Katunayake 8 Aug 2019 Other
4/28, 5/45 New Zealand v Bangladesh Wellington 8 Mar 2019 Test # 2350
5/47, 47, 2/104 New Zealand v Bangladesh Hamilton 28 Feb 2019 Test # 2349
9*, 0/27 Northern D v Otago Mount Maunganui 9 Feb 2019 T20
1/20 Northern D v Auckland Auckland 2 Feb 2019 T20
Profile

An indefatigable left-arm seamer, Neil Wagner is among several South African-born recruits plying their trade in New Zealand and, latterly, in English county cricket. Although not express pace, Wagner's strength is an ability to swing the ball combined with a tenacious attitude. Once known only for his new-ball exploits, Wagner has added reverse swing to his repertoire to become a more complete bowler, capable of taking wickets even in unhelpful conditions.

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Dec 2, 2019

Neil Wagner holds the ball aloft after claiming a five-for, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, 4th day, December 02, 2019

Neil Wagner holds the ball aloft after claiming a five-for

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Dec 1, 2019

Neil Wagner looks on as rain starts to fall, ending play prematurely in the evening session on day three, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, December 1, 2019

Neil Wagner looks on as rain starts to fall, ending play prematurely in the evening session on day three

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Dec 1, 2019

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Zak Crawley, New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Hamilton, December 1, 2019

New Zealand celebrate the wicket of Zak Crawley

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