Tarun Nethula      

Full name Tarun Sai Nethula

Born May 8, 1983, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Current age 33 years 253 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Central Districts, New Zealand A, New Zealand XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Tarun Sai Nethula
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 5 3 1 12 9* 6.00 11 109.09 0 0 1 0 2 0
First-class 73 99 20 1520 108 19.24 3339 45.52 1 2 198 10 25 0
List A 53 39 13 467 49 17.96 566 82.50 0 0 36 10 15 0
Twenty20 57 19 4 104 27 6.93 106 98.11 0 0 5 3 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 5 5 264 249 5 2/41 2/41 49.80 5.65 52.8 0 0 0
First-class 73 118 13582 8218 227 6/32 11/272 36.20 3.63 59.8 16 10 2
List A 53 50 2718 2334 76 4/35 4/35 30.71 5.15 35.7 2 0 0
Twenty20 57 55 1197 1452 58 4/18 4/18 25.03 7.27 20.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Whangarei, Feb 6, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v New Zealand at Kingston, Jul 7, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Canterbury v Auckland at Rangiora, Nov 10-13, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Canterbury v Auckland at Rangiora, Nov 22-25, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Canterbury v Central Districts at Rangiora, Jan 9, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Auckland v Northern Districts at Auckland, Jan 15, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Dec 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Jan 3, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
24, 1/39 Auckland v Northern D Auckland 15 Jan 2017 LA
0/7 Auckland v Central D Auckland 3 Jan 2017 T20
0/30 Auckland v Otago Dunedin 1 Jan 2017 T20
0/39, 0* Auckland v Central D New Plymouth 29 Dec 2016 T20
0/33 Auckland v Northern D Mount Maunganui 27 Dec 2016 T20
2/43 Auckland v Wellington Auckland 24 Dec 2016 T20
0/41, 0 Auckland v Wellington Wellington 22 Dec 2016 T20
4/18 Auckland v Canterbury Auckland 18 Dec 2016 T20
2/20 Auckland v Northern D Hamilton 17 Dec 2016 T20
1/32 Auckland v Canterbury Christchurch 11 Dec 2016 T20
Profile

Tarun Nethula is a legspinner who was born in India but has played all his professional cricket in New Zealand, where his family moved when he was 12 years old. He made his mark in his debut first-class season, in 2008-09, helping Auckland win the State Championship by finishing top of the wickets chart. In the next season, though, he was used less often, and he decided to shift to Central Districts before the 2010-11 season. He quickly became a key member of their side in all formats, and in 2012 was called up to the New Zealand squad for their limited-over series against Zimbabwe.
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Feb 29, 2012

Tarun Nethula is congratulated on dismissing JP Duminy, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Napier, February 29, 2012

Tarun Nethula is congratulated on dismissing JP Duminy

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Feb 9, 2012

Tarun Nethula and Brendon McCullum celebrate Prosper Utseya's wicket, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Napier, February 9, 2012

Tarun Nethula and Brendon McCullum celebrate Prosper Utseya's wicket

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Feb 9, 2012

Legspinner Tarun Nethula in action in his second ODI, New Zealand v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Napier, February 9, 2012

Legspinner Tarun Nethula in action in his second ODI

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