Matches (19)
ZIM v WI (1)
SA20 (2)
ILT20 (2)
BPL 2023 (2)
IND v AUS (1)
WT20WC Warm-up (5)
Ranji Trophy (2)
ENG-L in SL (1)
Shield (1)
Super Smash (1)
Super Smash (W) (1)

Full Name

Craig Derek Cumming

Born

August 31, 1975, Timaru, Canterbury

Age

47y 162d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Playing Role

Opening Batter

Craig Cumming made an impressive Test debut against Australia in 2004-05, scoring a hard-fought 74, but it proved to be the high watermark of his international career. 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. New Zealand appreciated his ability to handle quality fast bowling and he was retained for the Test tour of South Africa in 2007-08, but his tour was cut short when he was hit by a Dale Steyn bouncer which resulted in a broken jaw fractured cheekbone and surgery. 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.

He had some prolific domestic seasons. He scored 751 first-class runs at 46.93 for Otago in 2002-03 and in 2008-09, topped that by piling on 784 runs at nearly 60. He captained from 2002 to 2011 and moved into broadcasting once his playing career finished in 2012.


Cricinfo staff

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test111924417425.94126534.860156230
ODI1313116145*13.4130153.480020060
FC14726021914218738.25nullnull2344nullnull710
List A1471389371012328.75nullnull420nullnull660
T20444048437623.41658128.11039024190
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test11------------
ODI13118170---5.66-000
FC147null38191767343/31null51.972.77112.3null00
List A147null29512324462/182/1850.524.7264.1000
T204413137179134/244/2413.767.8310.5100
Craig Cumming portrait
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Test
ODI
Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Otago vs Wellington560/926-Mar-2012DunedinFC
Otago vs Canterbury13 & 570/618-Mar-2012DunedinFC
Otago vs Auckland8 & 74--09-Mar-2012AucklandFC
Otago vs Northern Dis11 & 54--02-Mar-2012HamiltonFC
Otago vs Central D129 & 5--24-Feb-2012QueenstownFC
Photos
Craig Cumming swivels and pulls during his 105
A gorgeous drive from Craig Cumming
Craig Cumming tries to pull but is hit on the grill
Craig Cumming sets up for the pull shot
A collage of Craig Cumming when he was floored by Dale Steyn
Craig Cumming is hit on the grill