Andy Pycroft

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Andy Pycroft
Personal information
Full name Andrew John Pycroft
Born (1956-06-06) 6 June 1956 (age 62)
Salisbury, Rhodesia
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm offbreak
Role Batsman, match referee
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 10) 18 October 1992 v India
Last Test 7 November 1992 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 9) 9 June 1983 v Australia
Last ODI 18 March 1992 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1975/76-1978/79 Western Province B
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 3 20 72 100
Runs scored 152 295 4,374 2,576
Batting average 30.40 17.35 38.03 29.60
100s/50s 0/1 0/2 5/31 1/17
Top score 60 61 133 104
Balls bowled 87 12
Wickets 1 0
Bowling average 52.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/0
Catches/stumpings 2/– 6/– 63/– 38/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 3 August 2016

Andrew John Pycroft (born 6 June 1956 in Salisbury – now Harare) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 20 One Day Internationals from 1983 to 1992.

Domestic career[edit]

He played for Rhodesia prior to Zimbabwe's independence. He also represented the Zimbabwean team (1980 onwards) and the Western Province in the South African domestic competition.

After cricket[edit]

In March 2006 Pycroft was appointed coach of the Zimbabwe A side,[1] a role he kept until August 2008 when he was sacked along with first-team coach Robin Brown.[2]

Pycroft became a member of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in March 2009.[3]

International match referee statistics[edit]

As of the 20 July 2017:

First Latest Total
Tests England v West Indies at London, 6 May 2009 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo, 15 Mar 2017 54
ODIs England v West Indies at Bristol, 24 May 2009 South Africa v New Zealand at Cardiff, 14 Jun 2017 137
T20Is Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo, 2 Sep 2009 England v South Africa at Cardiff, 25 Jun 2017 57

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zimbabwe Cricket sack Mangongo, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009
  2. ^ Brown ousted as Zimbabwe coach, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009
  3. ^ Gould and Hill join ICC elite, CricketArchive, Retrieved 1 May 2009