John Parker (cricketer, born 1951)

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John Parker
John Morton Parker, cricketer.jpg
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Domestic team information
Years Team
1971 to 1975 Worcestershire
1972-73 to 1983-84 Northern Districts
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC
Matches 36 24 207
Runs scored 1498 248 11,254
Batting average 24.55 12.40 34.84
100s/50s 3/5 0/1 21/53
Top score 121 66 195
Balls bowled 40 16 903
Wickets 1 1 14
Bowling average 24.00 10.00 48.64
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0
Best bowling 1/24 1/10 3/26
Catches/stumpings 30/- 11/1 177/5
Source: Cricinfo, 10 December 2014

John Morton Parker (born 21 February 1951, Dannevirke) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He played 36 Test matches and 24 ODIs for New Zealand, also serving as interim captain in the third Test against Pakistan in 1976/77. John Parker scored three test hundreds and 21 first class hundreds in a career that spanned 14 years. He was the youngest of three brothers to play first-class cricket, the other two being Kenneth and Murray Parker.

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