Quick Links
Squad

Grant Elliott      

Full name Grant David Elliott

Born March 21, 1979, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 36 years 327 days

Major teams New Zealand, Gauteng, Griqualand West, New Zealand A, Surrey, Transvaal, Wellington

Nickname Shunt, Magic

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education St Stithians

Grant David Elliott
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 1 86 25 10.75 322 26.70 0 0 3 0 2 0
ODIs 83 69 11 1976 115 34.06 2416 81.78 2 11 151 28 17 0
T20Is 11 9 2 107 23* 15.28 103 103.88 0 0 6 2 3 0
First-class 83 134 7 3883 196* 30.57 8 20 46 0
List A 211 183 30 5126 115 33.50 7 28 70 0
Twenty20 80 70 16 1392 70 25.77 1051 132.44 0 7 103 54 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 6 282 140 4 2/8 2/8 35.00 2.97 70.5 0 0 0
ODIs 83 56 1302 1179 39 4/31 4/31 30.23 5.43 33.3 1 0 0
T20Is 11 9 102 143 11 4/22 4/22 13.00 8.41 9.2 1 0 0
First-class 83 7216 3378 92 5/33 36.71 2.80 78.4 1 0
List A 211 4827 4337 130 5/34 5/34 33.36 5.39 37.1 4 1 0
Twenty20 80 63 892 1263 50 4/22 4/22 25.26 8.49 17.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v England at Napier, Mar 22-26, 2008 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Dec 3-6, 2009 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v New Zealand at Birmingham, Jun 18, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Feb 15, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 22, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Wellington v Auckland at Auckland, Feb 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Wellington v Northern Districts at Wellington, Jan 13, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington, Jan 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
50, 0/25 New Zealand v Australia Hamilton 8 Feb 2016 ODI # 3735
32, 0/20 New Zealand v Australia Wellington 6 Feb 2016 ODI # 3733
21, 0/7 New Zealand v Australia Auckland 3 Feb 2016 ODI # 3731
0/55, 10 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 31 Jan 2016 ODI # 3730
0, 3/43 New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 25 Jan 2016 ODI # 3728
19, 3/7 New Zealand v Pakistan Wellington 22 Jan 2016 T20I # 483
1/36 New Zealand v Pakistan Hamilton 17 Jan 2016 T20I # 480
3 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 15 Jan 2016 T20I # 478
4/22 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Auckland 10 Jan 2016 T20I # 476
10*, 1/18 New Zealand v Sri Lanka Mount Maunganui 7 Jan 2016 T20I # 474
Profile

Johannesburg-born but based in Wellington, Grant Elliott left his native South Africa in 2001 looking for new horizons, and found them in March 2008 when he was named in New Zealand's 13-man squad for the first Test against England at Hamilton. He won his first Test cap in the final Test after Jacob Oram picked up an injury, but struggled to make an impression with one wicket and two batting failures. Six months earlier, having completed his residency qualification, he was handed a place in the 30-man preliminary squad for the ICC World Twenty20, but missed the final cut. A compact and correct batsman, and a swing bowler with a measured run-up, he enjoyed a productive season for Wellington in 2006-07, with 361 runs in seven matches at 45.12, including two of his three career centuries. He made one A team appearance for South Africa before switching his allegiance. His claim to fame was his 115 against Australia in Sydney which nearly took New Zealand home. He impressed with his temperament in a tense chase against Pakistan in the 2009 Champions Trophy semi-final. Following Oram's retirement from Tests, Elliott had a chance to cement his place but did not take it, although he earned a surprise recalled to the one-day side in early 2013, playing in New Zealand's historic ODI series win in South Africa.
Andrew Miller

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Feb 8, 2016

Grant Elliott guides one towards point, New Zealand v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hamilton, February 8, 2016

Grant Elliott guides one towards point

© AFP

Feb 6, 2016

Grant Elliott launches one to the leg side, New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Wellington, February 6, 2016

Grant Elliott launches one to the leg side

© Getty Images

Jan 25, 2016

Grant Elliott celebrates one of his three wickets, New Zealand v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Basin Reserve, Wellington, January 25, 2016

Grant Elliott celebrates one of his three wickets

© Getty Images

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 ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - 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 ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
More results »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days