Ewen Thompson

New Zealand|Bowler
INTL CAREER: 2008 - 2009
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Full Name

Ewen Paul Thompson

Born

December 17, 1979, Warkworth, Auckland

Age

42y 349d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Left arm Fast medium

Playing Role

Bowler

A left-arm seamer and useful lower-order batsman, Ewen Thompson was rewarded with a national call-up at the age of 29 after serving Central Districts for nearly eight seasons. He made his first-class debut in 2000-01 and immediately made an impact, finishing the joint second-highest wicket-taker (22) for his state. He uses his tall, lanky frame to get good bounce and his utility as a lower-order hitter, apart from his Twenty20 stats, would have helped push his inclusion for New Zealand's Twenty20 squad against West Indies in 2008-09. He even averaged over 47 with the bat in the 2005-06 State Championship. His journey to the top hasn't been easy - he once suffered a fatigue-related virus - and his perseverance has been talked about in domestic circles. He ended the overall third-highest wicket-taker with 34 in the 2009-10 Plunket Shield but the strain on his body convinced him to quit first-class cricket after that season. He's now focused on a career as a player-cum-coach for district side Northland.
Cricinfo Staff May 2010

Career Averages
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI1124420---10.50-000
T20I11181811/181/1818.006.0018.0000
FC521015553101777/5530.003.1357.361
List A59338526481046/206/2025.464.6932.5330
T202626570718315/325/3223.167.5518.3210
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODI1-----------00
T20I11111*-1100.00000000
FC52759173412626.2738180
List A59481559962*18.1503170
T20261972285919.00174131.0301121360
Ewen Paul Thompson
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Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Central D vs Wellington300/2012-Mar-2010NapierFC
Central D vs Canterbury0 & 295/68 & 2/9404-Mar-2010New PlymouthFC
Central D vs Otago25/6425-Feb-2010InvercargillFC
Central D vs Northern Dis50/6017-Feb-2010WhangareiList A
Central D vs Canterbury--0/3613-Feb-2010ChristchurchList A
Photos
Ewen Thompson bowls on debut
Ewen Thompson in his delivery stride
Ewen Thompson returns to his bowling mark
Ewen Thompson is congratulated on his first international wicket
Ewen Thompson appeals for a wicket