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Martin Snedden
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Martin Snedden

New Zealand
Martin Snedden

INTL CAREER: 1980 - 1990

Full Name

Martin Colin Snedden

Born

November 23, 1958, Mount Eden, Auckland

Age

62y 337d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

relations

(grandfather),

(father),

(uncle),

(son)

Other

Administrator

TEAMS

Dark-haired and tough, Martin Snedden bowled accurate seam-up and was an effective late-order batsman. Although he took 11 wickets in two Tests against Australia in 1981-82, he never really cemented his place in the New Zealand Test side, just lacking the cutting edge needed. He was more valuable in the one-day game, where his variation of pace and well-disguised yorker were particularly effective. A keen rugby player, he is a qualified lawyer, and took over as New Zealand Cricket's chief executive in 2001 where he soon established himself as an effective an popular administrator, although he alienated a number of people with his seeming money-first stance when the government wanted the board to stay away from Zimbabwe. That attitude also resulted in New Zealand playing more one-day cricket at the expense of Tests. He announced that he was stepping down from May 2007 to take over at head of the company running the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Cricinfo staff December 2006

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test2530832733*14.86116728.020035070
ODI9354195356415.2884363.4601190
FC1181242917926918.8606550
List A151993511017917.2003350
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test254147752199585/685/7737.912.7682.3310
ODI9390452532371144/344/3428.394.2939.6100
FC11899183878/7325.62152
List A151744447942095/195/1922.933.8635.6610
Martin Colin Snedden
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

Photos


Martin Snedden speaks at the Auckland Nines launch
Martin Snedden left New Zealand Cricket to head the Rugby World Cup organising team in 2011, the year New Zealand won the trophy
Martin Snedden, New Zealand Cricket chief executive, addresses the media
Chris Cairns and Martin Snedden field questions from the press
Martin Snedden, New Zealand Cricket's chief executive, addresses the media
Martin Snedden, CEO of New Zealand Cricket