Andy Pycroft

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Andy Pycroft
Personal information
Full name Andrew John Pycroft
Born (1956-06-06) 6 June 1956 (age 58)
Salisbury, Rhodesia
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 10) 18 October 1992 v India
Last Test 17 November 1992 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 9) 9 June 1983 v Australia
Last ODI 18 March 1992 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1975/76-1978/79 Western Province B
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 3 20 72 100
Runs scored 152 295 4374 2576
Batting average 30.40 17.35 38.03 29.60
100s/50s –/1 –/2 5/31 1/17
Top score 60 61 133 104
Balls bowled 87 12
Wickets 1
Bowling average 52.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/0
Catches/stumpings 2/– 6/– 63/– 38/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 3 August 2012

Andrew John Pycroft (born June 6, 1956 in Salisbury – now Harare) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 20 One Day Internationals from 1983 to 1992.

He played for Rhodesia prior to Zimbabwe's independence. He also represented the Zimbabwean team (1980 onwards) and the Western Province in the South African domestic competition.

In March 2006 Pycroft was appointed coach of the Zimbabwe A side,[1] a role he kept until August 2008 when he was sacked along with first-team coach Robin Brown.[2]

Pycroft became a member of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in March 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zimbabwe Cricket sack Mangongo, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009
  2. ^ Brown ousted as Zimbabwe coach, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009
  3. ^ Gould and Hill join ICC elite, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009