Matches (17)
T20 World Cup (4)
IND v SA [W] (1)
County DIV1 (5)
County DIV2 (4)
CE Cup (3)

Full Name

Ewen John Chatfield

Born

July 03, 1950, Dannevirke, Manawatu

Age

73y 356d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Medium fast

Playing Role

Bowler

A hard-working, accurate fast-medium bowler who, like his contemporary Richard Hadlee, seemed to get better with age Ewen Chatfield had an unforgetable Test debut against England at Auckland in 1974-75, but for all the wrong reasons. After a stubborn defensive innings at No. 11, he was struck on the temple by Peter Lever. His heart stopped and he swallowed his tongue and only mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and heart massage by Bernard Thomas, England's physiotherapist, saved his life. He was rushed to hospital and, thankfully, regained consciousness an hour later. He was recalled in 1976-77, when he bowled steadily and industriously. Overshadowed by Hadlee, he nevertheless formed an effective an opening partnership with him for a decade. When Hadlee was injured in 1987-88 against England, Chatfield took 13 wickets at only 15 runs apiece. He was awarded an MBE for his services to cricket.
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Ewen Chatfield Career Stats

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests43731036039581236/7310/12432.172.2984.2931
ODIs114112606536181405/345/3425.843.5743.3310
FC157-37160134295878/24-22.872.1663.3-278
List A171-916152582225/345/3423.683.4441.2410

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests43543318021*8.5778223.010016070
ODIs114483711819*10.7234634.100060190
FC1571357158224*9.09--00--510
List A171634815619*10.40--00--330
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Ewen Chatfield poses beside his taxi
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Ewen Chatfield has Allan Lamb caught behind
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Ewen Chatfield deflects a bouncer from Peter Lever into his temple and collapses. His heart stopped and he was revived by Bernard Thomas, the England physio