Dion Nash

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Dion Nash
Personal information
Full name Dion Joseph Nash
Born (1971-11-20) 20 November 1971 (age 43)
Auckland, New Zealand
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm fast medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 180) 7 Nov 1992 v Zimbabwe
Last Test 8 Nov 2001 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 79) 31 Oct 1992 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 6 Feb 2002 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
1990/91-1991/92 Northern Districts
1992/93-1993/94 Otago
1994/95-1997/98 Northern Districts
1995-1996 Middlesex
1998/99-2001/02 Auckland
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 32 81 120 162
Runs scored 729 624 3555 2002
Batting average 23.51 15.59 27.13 20.85
100s/50s 0/4 0/0 5/16 0/6
Top score 89* 42 135* 88
Balls bowled 6196 3416 15689 6532
Wickets 93 64 255 143
Bowling average 28.48 40.96 28.09 32.74
5 wickets in innings 3 0 10 1
10 wickets in match 1 - 1 -
Best bowling 6/27 4/38 7/39 5/44
Catches/stumpings 13/0 25/0 46/- 50/-
Source: CricketArchive

Dion Joseph Nash (born 20 November 1971 in Auckland, New Zealand) played for the New Zealand cricket team, captaining the team in 1999 with the injury of regular captain Stephen Fleming. On the 1995 tour to South Africa, Nash was suspended for smoking Cannabis along with future captain Stephen Fleming and team-mate Matthew Hart.[1]

Nash was a right-arm fast medium bowler, taking 93 Test wickets in a career spanning from 1992 to 2001.

In June 2005, Nash was named as one of the national selectors. In 2008 he became a batsman/bowler for the official New Zealand Beach Cricket Team.

Nash also played Australian rules football in the Auckland Australian Football League where he was a premiership player with the Mt Roskill Saints.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to former New Zealand netballer Bernice Mene.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fleming caught out for a smoke". The New Zealand Herald. 2004-11-06. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  2. ^ http://www.worldfootynews.com/article.php/20100913132219655

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Stephen Fleming
New Zealand national cricket captain
1998/9
Succeeded by
Stephen Fleming