George Worker

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George Worker
Personal information
Batting style Left-hand batsman
Bowling style Left-arm off-break
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
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10 wickets in match - n/a
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Source: Cricinfo, 19 April 2008

George Herrick Worker (born 23 August 1989 in Palmerston North) is a cricketer. He is a member of the New Zealand Under 19 side in the Under 19 Cricket World Cup.

First Class career[edit]

He made his first class debut scoring 71 runs opening the batting for Central Districts in December 2007. He captained the Palmerston North Boys High School, the same school Jacob Oram had attended, first eleven for two years. He has represented the Central Districts Under 19 side. He skippered the New Zealand Under-19s, featured in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia then toured England in 2008. A genuine all-rounder who bats in the top order and bowls left-arm spin, Worker made his first-class debut for Central Districts in December 2007, hitting 71 on debut. He played over 80 matches across all three formats for the Stags, including the 2010 Champions League tournament in South Africa, before switching to the Canterbury Wizards for the 2011/12 season, where he has recently posted his maiden first-class hundred (120*) against Auckland. In 2010/11 Worker enjoyed his best season on the domestic circuit in all formats. He hit 335 runs at 30.45, with three fifties in the first-class arena, then an impressive 307 runs at 51.16 including his maiden hundred in domestic cricket. In the T20 format, 207 runs at 25.87 and 4 wickets at 10, with an economy rate of 5.71 pushed his name forward for international consideration. Worker, has not only played Under-19 cricket for New Zealand, but featured for the national Emerging Players side against the touring England Lions in 2009. Later that year, he was part of the same side that played in the Cricket Australia Emerging Players Tournament in Brisbane. He has also just returned from a success stint abroad, where he played league cricket in Scotland for SMRH which culminated in playing in the CB40 competition for Scotland. He was the sides leading run-scorer in two of his three fixtures and was a key bowler, with his economical left-arm spin.

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