Doug Bracewell

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Doug Bracewell
Personal information
Full name Douglas Andrew John Bracewell
Born (1990-09-28) 28 September 1990 (age 24)
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 251) 1 November 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last Test 25 October 2013 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 165) 20 October 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 14 July 2012 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 48) 15 October 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I 26 December 2012 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007– Central Districts Stags
2012– Delhi Daredevils
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 18 7 13 52
Runs scored 337 14 70 1,650
Batting average 10.87 4.66 23.33 22.91
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 1/9
Top score 43 8* 21* 104*
Balls bowled 3,184 384 244 9,374
Wickets 50 8 16 156
Bowling average 32.26 42.00 24.43 35.38
5 wickets in innings 2 0 0 4
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 0
Best bowling 6/40 3/55 3/25 7/35
Catches/stumpings 5/0 2/0 5/0 20/–
Source: [1], 02 February 2014
For his uncle, another cricketer, see Douglas Bracewell.

Douglas Andrew John Bracewell (born 28 September 1990 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty) is a New Zealand cricketer who currently plays for Central Districts. He is a right-hand batsman and bowls right-arm medium pace. He is the son of former Test cricketer Brendon Bracewell.

In 2008 Bracewell was selected in the New Zealand under-19 squad for their tour of England,[1] he played both ‘Tests’ and five ‘ODIs’.[2]

On 17 November 2008 he made his first-class debut for Central Districts against Auckland, he was dismissed for a duck in the first innings before taking 1 wicket for 41 runs (1/41).[3] A month later he made his List A debut against the same opposition, he took 2/33 and as opening batsman scored 55.[4]

Bracewell made his Test debut against Zimbabwe in November 2011, and took 5/85 in the second innings.[5] Bracewell became the seventh New Zealand bowler to pick up a five-wicket haul on Test debut. It is also the fifth five-wicket haul by a bowler making his debut against Zimbabwe.[6]

In a Test match against Australia at Bellerive Oval, Hobart Bracewell ran through the Aussie batting line-up and took figures of 6/40 in only his third Test, which is the best bowling by a New Zealand bowler in Tests in nearly 5 years. He bowled Nathan Lyon to seal the win by 7 runs. It was also 26 years since New Zealand last won a test match in Australia.[7]

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