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Kerry Walmsley
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Kerry Walmsley

New Zealand
Kerry Walmsley

INTL CAREER: 1995 - 2003

Full Name

Kerry Peter Walmsley

Born

August 23, 1973, Dunedin, Otago

Age

48y 33d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast medium

TEAMS

Called into Test cricket during New Zealand's centennial season of crisis, and in his maiden first-class season, in 1994-95, Kerry Walmsley, a strong, fast-medium bowler, was 21 when he played in the first Test against Sri Lanka. He took a wicket with his seventh ball. But from that point it all became a lot harder. New Zealand lost the Test and the series, and in the administrative maelstrom that followed as New Zealand Cricket hemorrhaged, Walmsley never recovered the sort of momentum that demanded he retain his place. Injuries did not help him and he was eventually forced to leave his native Auckland to try and resurrect his best touch in Otago. He did get called in as a replacement player during the tour of South Africa in 2000-01 but to date his three Tests have resulted in nine wickets at 43.44. When players were given the option of withdrawing before the one-day tour of Pakistan in 2003, Walmsley was named as a replacement player, and played two one-day internationals. After a stint in Otago, he returned to Auckland for the summer of 2003-04.
Lynn McConnell (September 2004)

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test3501352.603339.39002000
ODI2-----------00
FC6781197095911.4301220
List A6739213184417.660090
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3677439193/704/18243.443.0386.00000
ODI2212011721/531/5358.505.8560.00000
FC671259663022537/2824.903.0049.70101
List A6733352617794/244/2433.124.7042.20100
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Kerry Walmsley tries to take a catch off his bowling
Walmsley is presented the 2001/02 Otago cricketer of the year award
Kerry Walmsley celebrates after knocking over Daryll Cullinan's offstump
Kerry Walmsley - Portrait