|Test debut||Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi, Oct 30-Nov 4, 1976 scorecard|
|Last Test||India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Nov 18-23, 1976 scorecard|
|Only ODI||Pakistan v New Zealand at Sialkot, Oct 16, 1976 scorecard|
|First-class span||1967/68 - 1978/79|
|List A span||1973/74 - 1978/79|
A right-hand batsman, Parker was picked for the gruelling tour of Pakistan and India in 1976-77, winning his first cap in the third Test at Karachi (John, his younger brother, was New Zealand's captain). Opening the innings, he scored 40, but failed to make any impression in his remaining two outings.
He understands the Indian mentality better and doesn't have to deal with star players on the wane