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Ross Morgan      

Full name Ross Winston Morgan

Born February 12, 1941, Auckland

Current age 77 years 247 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 20 34 1 734 97 22.24 0 5 0 12 0
First-class 136 229 13 5940 166 27.50 8 32 85 1
List A 9 8 1 107 80* 15.28 0 1 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 20 20 1114 609 5 1/16 1/16 121.80 3.28 222.8 0 0 0
First-class 136 8332 3558 108 6/40 32.94 2.56 77.1 4 0
List A 9 280 168 5 2/21 2/21 33.60 3.60 56.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
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
Test statistics
First-class span 1957/58 - 1976/77
List A span 1970/71 - 1975/76
Profile

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.
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