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Craig Cumming      

Full name Craig Derek Cumming

Born August 31, 1975, Timaru, Canterbury

Current age 38 years 313 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, New Zealand A, Otago

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Craig Derek Cumming
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 19 2 441 74 25.94 1265 34.86 0 1 56 2 3 0
ODIs 13 13 1 161 45* 13.41 301 53.48 0 0 20 0 6 0
First-class 147 260 21 9142 187 38.25 23 44 71 0
List A 147 138 9 3710 123 28.75 4 20 66 0
Twenty20 44 40 4 843 76 23.41 658 128.11 0 3 90 24 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 13 1 18 17 0 - - - 5.66 - 0 0 0
First-class 147 3819 1767 34 3/31 51.97 2.77 112.3 0 0
List A 147 2951 2324 46 2/18 2/18 50.52 4.72 64.1 0 0 0
Twenty20 44 13 137 179 13 4/24 4/24 13.76 7.83 10.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Mar 10-13, 2005 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, Jan 12-14, 2008 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v New Zealand at Lahore, Nov 29, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide, Feb 10, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1995/96
Last First-class Otago v Wellington at Dunedin, Mar 26-29, 2012 scorecard
List A debut 1993/94
Last List A Auckland v Otago at Auckland, Feb 8, 2012 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Canterbury v Otago at Christchurch, Jan 13, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northern Districts v Otago at Hamilton, Jan 19, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
56, 0/9 Otago v Wellington Dunedin 26 Mar 2012 FC
13, 0/6, 57 Otago v Canterbury Dunedin 18 Mar 2012 FC
8, 74 Otago v Auckland Auckland 9 Mar 2012 FC
11, 54 Otago v Northern D Hamilton 2 Mar 2012 FC
129, 5 Otago v Central D Queenstown 24 Feb 2012 FC
15, 1/8, 19* Otago v Auckland Dunedin 17 Feb 2012 FC
0/26, 33 Otago v Auckland Auckland 8 Feb 2012 LA
25, 1/8 Otago v Canterbury Dunedin 5 Feb 2012 LA
0/12, 9 Otago v Wellington Invercargill 1 Feb 2012 LA
85* Otago v Northern D Hamilton 29 Jan 2012 LA
Profile

Craig Cumming made an impressive Test debut against Australia in 2004-05, scoring a hard-fought 74, but his Test efforts since then have been disappointing. Chosen for the home series against Sri Lanka in 2004-05 and again in 2006-07, Cumming did not pass fifty again despite a number of healthy starts. However, New Zealand appreciate his ability to handle quality fast bowling and he was retained for the Test tour of South Africa in 2007-08, which was cut short due to unfortunate circumstances courtesy a Dale Steyn bouncer. Originally included in New Zealand's second-string ODI squad for a tour of Pakistan in 2003-04, Cumming lost his limited-overs place the following season after failing to register a half-century in his first 12 matches.

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Dec 13, 2008

Craig Cumming swivels and pulls during his 105, Auckland v Otago, State Championship, Auckland, 1st day, December 13, 2008

Craig Cumming swivels and pulls during his 105

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Jan 12, 2008

A gorgeous drive from Craig Cumming, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 1st day, January 12, 2008

A gorgeous drive from Craig Cumming

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Nov 16, 2007

Craig Cumming tries to pull but is hit on the grill, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 1st day, November 16, 2007

Craig Cumming tries to pull but is hit on the grill

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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