Geoff Barnett (cricketer)

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Geoff Barnett
Personal information
Full name Geoffrey Edward Fulton Barnett
Born (1984-02-03) 3 February 1984 (age 30)
Nelson, New Zealand
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 29) 16 May 2006 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 7 July 2010 v Kenya
T20I debut (cap 3) 2 August 2008 v Netherlands
Last T20I 10 February 2010 v Kenya
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004/05–2007/08 Central Districts
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 22 5 29 55
Runs scored 455 131 1,190 1,309
Batting average 20.68 32.75 23.80 24.69
100s/50s –/1 –/– 2/5 1/6
Top score 77 36 136 102*
Balls bowled 6 130 12
Wickets 1
Bowling average 115.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/10
Catches/stumpings 7/– 2/– 28/– 18/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 January 2010

Geoffrey Edward Fulton Barnett (born 3 February 1984) is a Canadian and New Zealand cricket player who plays first-class cricket for the New Zealand Central Districts.

Barnett is a left-handed opening batsman who scored his maiden first-class century in his twelfth match, making 136 for Canada against Kenya in their Intercontinental Cup game in August which Canada won by 25 runs. This was his third outing for Canada, and his first in first-class cricket, after playing two One Day Internationals for Canada against Zimbabwe (where he was run out for 0) and Bermuda. In both matches he was dismissed in single figures. He then played in two more ODIs, against Kenya, scoring 35 in the second innings.

He has not played for Canada since then as he has been unavailable due to his commitments with Central Districts in New Zealand, although he was selected for Canada for a series of qualifying tournaments for the 2011 ICC World Cup.

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