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Stu Gillespie
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Stu Gillespie

New Zealand

INTL CAREER: 1986 - 1988

Full Name

Stuart Ross Gillespie

Born

March 02, 1957, Wanganui

Age

64y 147d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm fast medium

TEAMS

Stu Gillespie was a journeyman medium-pace bowler and tailend batsman whose international call-up came relatively late in what had been an ordinary career. His first season in 1979-80 was his best - he took 45 wickets at 22.17 - but after four years with Northern Districts he moved to Auckland, primarily as a one-day specialist - with moderate success. If his call-up for the 1985-86 Benson & Hedges series in Australia was a surprise - he performed admirably taking 13 wickets at 20.38 - his selection for the first Test against Australia at Wellington later that summer was amazing as Gillespie had played only two first-class games in the previous two years, and done nothing remarkable in either. He took 1 for 79 without ever looking to have anything special and was discarded. He retained his one-day place for two more series but retired soon after losing his place.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test110282828.008134.56002000
ODI191157018*11.6610666.03004170
FC364885997314.9703180
List A6142123252510.8300190
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test111627911/791/7979.002.92162.00000
ODI1919963736234/304/3032.004.5841.80100
FC3662832689995/3027.162.5663.40030
List A6131041983774/304/3025.753.8340.30200
Stuart Ross Gillespie
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1979/80 - 1988/89
List A Matches
Span
1979/80 - 1988/89