|Full name||Adam Craig Parore|
23 January 1971 |
Auckland, New Zealand
|Test debut (cap 171)||5 July 1990 v England|
|Last Test||3 April 2002 v England|
|ODI debut (cap 80)||31 October 1992 v Zimbabwe|
|Last ODI||8 February 2002 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 4 February 2006|
Adam Craig Parore (born 23 January 1971) is a former wicket-keeper and batsman for the New Zealand cricket team. He played 78 Test cricket matches for New Zealand and 179 One Day International cricket matches. Latterly, Parore is the managing director of financial services firm Adam Parore Mortgages.
After representing New Zealand for more than a decade, Parore retired from international cricket, his last Test match played against England in Auckland in 2002. He finished with 204 Test dismissals, a New Zealand record.
He also holds the record for the highest One Day International innings score without a boundary (96 vs India, in Baroda, 1994).
In 2003 he married socialite and television presenter Sally Ridge, with whom he had two children, and ran a sports clothing company. Ridge and Parore were involved in a controversial house demolition when they wanted to demolish a 100-year-old house and replace it with a new building.
In 2006, Parore started his own business, Adam Parore Mortgages as a mortgage broker.
In March 2014 he married 22-year-old Miller Rose MacLeod-McGhie in Hokianga.
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- Orsman, Bernard (25 March 2006). "Celebrity couple can demolish house". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
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- "Harbourside wedding for cricketer and model bride". nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 9 March 2014.