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Todd Astle      

Full name Todd Duncan Astle

Born September 24, 1986, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Current age 28 years 37 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, New Zealand A, New Zealand Academy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Father - AM Astle

Todd Duncan Astle
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 38 35 19.00 136 27.94 0 0 3 0 0 0
First-class 80 130 13 2794 101 23.88 5802 48.15 1 15 374 12 55 0
List A 27 21 6 287 78* 19.13 282 101.77 0 1 27 3 8 0
Twenty20 15 10 6 83 26 20.75 68 122.05 0 0 9 3 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 186 97 1 1/56 1/97 97.00 3.12 186.0 0 0 0
First-class 80 125 12030 6942 193 8/148 14/234 35.96 3.46 62.3 6 7 1
List A 27 23 852 773 15 2/34 2/34 51.53 5.44 56.8 0 0 0
Twenty20 15 8 108 153 3 2/12 2/12 51.00 8.50 36.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Nov 25-29, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch, Dec 5-8, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch, Oct 25-28, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Canterbury v Northern Districts at Christchurch, Jan 6, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Kent v New Zealand A at Canterbury, Aug 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Canterbury v Northern Districts at Christchurch, Feb 6, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland, Nov 30, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
44*, 2/64, 5, 3/86 Canterbury v Wellington Christchurch 25 Oct 2014 FC
0/55, 45* Canterbury v Scotland Christchurch 17 Oct 2014 Other OD
5, 4/83 NZ A v Surrey The Oval 31 Aug 2014 FC
4, 0/2 NZ A v Kent Canterbury 27 Aug 2014 LA
30, 0/45 Glouc 2nd XI v MCC Uni Bristol 20 Aug 2014 Other
2/36, 17 Glouc 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI Hove 14 Aug 2014 Other OD
38, 1/45 Canterbury v Wellington Christchurch 2 Apr 2014 LA
4, 2/45 Canterbury v Northern D Christchurch 30 Mar 2014 LA
1/15 Canterbury v Northern D Christchurch 26 Mar 2014 LA
0/42, 8 Canterbury v Northern D Hamilton 23 Mar 2014 LA
Profile

Once a mediocre opening batsman for Canterbury, Todd Astle moved down the order and began to focus on his promising legspin to firm up his place in the side in 2009. He has reaped the rewards of his transformation since, bagging three five-wicket hauls in five first-class matches in his first year as an allrounder and taking over 30 wickets in each of the past two seasons as well. He has not had the opportunity to make big contributions with the bat in his new role, but remains capable and has developed a reputation as a tenacious fielder to boot. An injury to Daniel Vettori and Tarun Nethula's dip in domestic form saw Astle named in New Zealand's squad for two Tests in Sri Lanka in November 2012.
Andrew Fernando

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Aug 30, 2013

Todd Astle is congratulated after dismissing Manprit Juneja, India A v New Zealand A, 1st unofficial Test, day 3, Visakhapatnam, August 30, 2013

Todd Astle is congratulated after dismissing Manprit Juneja

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Aug 30, 2013

Todd Astle takes a return catch to dismiss Sarabjit Ladda, India A v New Zealand A, 1st unofficial Test, day 3, Visakhapatnam, August 30, 2013

Todd Astle takes a return catch to dismiss Sarabjit Ladda

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Aug 29, 2013

Todd Astle and Luke Ronchi shared a 146-run stand, India A v New Zealand A, 1st unofficial Test, day 2, Visakhapatnam, August 29, 2013

Todd Astle and Luke Ronchi shared a 146-run stand

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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