Dean Brownlie

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Dean Brownlie
Personal information
Full name Dean Graham Brownlie
Born (1984-07-30) 30 July 1984 (age 33)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Role Opening or Middle Order Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 249) 1 November 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last Test 24–28 May 2013 v England
ODI debut (cap 168) 3 February 2012 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 4 March 2017 v South Africa
T20I debut (cap 45) 26 December 2010 v Pakistan
Last T20I 6 December 2014 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009–12 Canterbury
2010-12 New Zealand A
2011-12 New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 14 16 5 47
Runs scored 711 361 6 3,042
Batting average 29.62 25.78 1.20 41.10
100s/50s 1/4 0/1 0/0 8/14
Top score 109 63 5 334
Balls bowled 66 240
Wickets 1 1
Bowling average 52.00 180.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a 0
Best bowling 1/13 1/13
Catches/stumpings 17/– 6/- 3/- 60/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 May 2013

Dean Graham Brownlie (born 30 July 1984) is an Australian-born international New Zealand cricketer, currently playing for the Northern Districts cricket team in New Zealand domestic cricket. He has represented the New Zealand national cricket team in all three formats, qualifying to represent the team by way of his father's birthplace.

Early career[edit]

Brownlie was born in Perth, Western Australia. He grew up playing both cricket and Australian rules football, representing the Mount Lawley District Cricket Club in the WACA District Cricket competition, and the West Perth Football Club at colts and reserves levels.[1] He represented Western Australia at the 2001 Under-17 and the 2002 Under-19 national carnivals.[2]

He played for Whitstable in the Kent Cricket League during the 2003 English cricket season as their overseas player.[3] He made 455 runs at an average of 26.76, including one century, and also took 20 wickets.[4][5]

Domestic career[edit]

Brownlie moved to New Zealand in 2009 to play for Canterbury. He made his List A debut the same season in 2010, making a golden duck on debut. However, he went on to score 86* in his second match.[6] He then scored a century in his Plunket Shield début against Northern Districts.

International career[edit]

He made his Twenty20 debut in January 2010 against Pakistan in 2010.

After playing several matches for the New Zealand A, he made his Test debut for the national team against Zimbabwe in November 2011 after an injury to Jesse Ryder, qualifying to represent New Zealand by way of his father, who was born in Christchurch. Brownlie scored 63 in his first innings on debut, and also took one wicket bowling medium pace in Zimbabwe's first innings.[7]

He then played in the Australian test series and was New Zealand's best batter, with scoring 77 unbeaten in Brisbane.

On February 5, 2017, Brownlie replaced Martin Guptill in the final match of Chappell-Hadlee series in Hamilton, marking his first match in international level in 2 years. He also scored his first ODI half-century.[8]

International centuries[edit]

Test Centuries[edit]

  • In the column Runs, * indicates being not out.
  • The column title Match refers to the Match Number of his career.
Dean Browlie's Test Centuries
# Runs Match Against City/Country Venue Year Result
1 109 8  South Africa Cape Town, South Africa Newlands Cricket Ground 2013 Lost

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Falcons' loss is Kiwi gain – Written by John Townsend. Updated 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  2. ^ Other matches played by Dean Brownlie – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  3. ^ Former Whitstable C.C. overseas player makes Test Debut for New Zealand – Written by Stephen Holness. Published 2 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  4. ^ Batting and fielding for Whitstable – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  5. ^ Bowling for Whitstable – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Otago sneak home in thriller". CricInfo. 9 February 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2010. 
  7. ^ New Zealand vs. Zimbabwe scorecard – Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  8. ^ "AUS 130/4 (26.6 ov, TM Head 41*, MP Stoinis 5*, KS Williamson 1/33) | Live Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-02-05. 

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