Tom Bruce      

Full name Thomas Charles Bruce

Born August 2, 1991, Te Kuiti, King Country

Current age 27 years 353 days

Major teams Central Districts, Central Districts A

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 14 14 2 226 59* 18.83 176 128.40 0 1 21 7 13 0
First-class 40 70 9 2627 166* 43.06 3732 70.39 4 19 300 36 61 0
List A 35 35 3 1087 100 33.96 998 108.91 1 9 88 56 16 0
T20s 65 62 11 1410 88* 27.64 954 147.79 0 8 131 63 46 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 40 35 938 634 19 2/17 2/17 33.36 4.05 49.3 0 0 0
List A 35 9 132 145 2 1/13 1/13 72.50 6.59 66.0 0 0 0
T20s 65 6 43 61 3 1/11 1/11 20.33 8.51 14.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Bangladesh at Napier, Jan 3, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Feb 3, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Otago v Central Districts at Invercargill, Feb 6-9, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Northern Districts v Central Districts at Hamilton, Mar 17-20, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Central Districts v Otago at New Plymouth, Jan 28, 2015 scorecard
Last List A Central Districts v Wellington at Lincoln, Nov 18, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Central Districts v Otago at New Plymouth, Nov 5, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Districts v Central Districts at Hamilton, Feb 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
56, 1/15, 14 Central D v Northern D Hamilton 17 Mar 2019 FC
26, 16 Central D v Northern D Napier 9 Mar 2019 FC
18 Central D v Otago Napier 1 Mar 2019 FC
74, 1 Central D v Canterbury Rangiora 21 Feb 2019 FC
10 Central D v Northern D Hamilton 17 Feb 2019 T20
35 Central D v Auckland Auckland 15 Feb 2019 T20
15 Central D v Auckland Auckland 9 Feb 2019 T20
2 Central D v Wellington Wellington 1 Feb 2019 T20
1c/1s, 4 Central D v Northern D Napier 25 Jan 2019 T20
71 Central D v Canterbury Napier 19 Jan 2019 T20
Profile

A big-hitting batsman with a fine eye and a clean swing, Tom Bruce made a splash in the 2015-16 Super Smash, when he hit 223 runs at strike rate of 140.25 for Central Districts. That had been his first senior T20 tournament, but only Mahela Jayawardene made more runs for the team.

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Jan 25, 2018

A direct-hit from Haris Sohail runs out Tom Bruce, New Zealand v Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Auckland

A direct-hit from Haris Sohail runs out Tom Bruce

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Jan 3, 2018

Tom Bruce nails a cut, New Zealand v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Mount Maunganui

Tom Bruce nails a cut

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Feb 17, 2017

Tom Bruce pulls the ball away, New Zealand v South Africa, one-off T20I, Auckland, February 17, 2017

Tom Bruce aims to pull the ball away

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