Debbie Hockley

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Debbie Hockley
MNZM
Personal information
Full nameDeborah Ann Hockley
Born7 November 1962 (1962-11-07) (age 56)
Christchurch, New Zealand
BattingRight-hand batsman
BowlingRight-arm medium
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 19 118
Runs scored 1301 4064
Batting average 52.04 41.89
100s/50s 4/7 4/34
Top score 126* 117
Balls bowled 492 1522
Wickets 5 20
Bowling average 29.20 42.65
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/20 3/49
Catches/stumpings 9/- 41/-
Source: Cricinfo, 11 November 2007

Deborah Ann Hockley MNZM (born 7 November 1962, in Christchurch) is a former New Zealand cricketer. Hockley played in 19 women's Test matches, making a high score of 126 not out and averaging 52.04. Hockley captained New Zealand in six Tests, drawing them all. In women's one-day internationals, Hockley averaged 41.89 in her 118 games. She captained in 27 of them, winning 12 and losing 15. She was also Player of the match in the World Cup final played in India in 1997 and holds the record for scoring the most runs by any woman in the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup (1501),[1] playing in five World Cups.[2] Hockley was the first woman to reach 4000 ODI runs and to play 100 ODIs.[3]

Honours[edit]

In the 1999 New Year Honours, Hockley was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to cricket.[4] She was the fourth woman to be inducted into inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2013.[5]

In 2016 she was the first woman to be elected president of New Zealand Cricket in its 122-year history.[6][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | Women's World Cup | Most runs | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b Egan, Brendon (9 August 2016). "Debbie Hockley poised to be named New Zealand Cricket's first female president". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Debbie Hockley". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  4. ^ "New Year honours list 1999". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 1998. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Simpson to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame". International Cricket Council. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Former White Fern Debbie Hockley named New Zealand Cricket's first female president". Stuff.co.nz. 16 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

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