Bob Cunis

New Zealand
Bob Cunis
INTL CAREER: 1964 - 1972
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Full Name

Robert Smith Cunis

Born

January 05, 1941, Whangarei, Northland

Died

August 09, 2008, Whangarei, Northland, (aged 67y 217d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Fast medium

RELATIONS

SJ Cunis

(son)

Other

Coach

Once famously described as "neither one thing nor the other", Bob Cunis was an honest seamer and lower-order scrapper, who played 20 Tests for New Zealand between 1964 and 1972 with limited success. He made only one fifty and took only one five-for, the latter against England at Auckland in 1970-71, when he bowled Alan Knott four runs short of a second hundred in the match. Cunis went on to coach New Zealand for a time, before arthritic hips and knees quelled his natural enthusiasm, and in his playing days was also a very handy rugby three-quarter. In his professional life he was a schoolteacher.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test203182955112.8201010
FC13215745184911116.5016300
List A1573461811.500030
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test203842501887516/769/12837.002.6683.3110
FC13226698102873867/2926.652.3169.1182
List A15728381173/153/1522.413.1442.8000
Bob Cunis portrait
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Test
Debut/Last Matches - Player
FC Matches
Span
1960/61 - 1976/77
List A Matches
Span
1969/70 - 1976/77
Photos
Bob Cunis, 1971
Bob Cunis smiles