Dion Nash

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Dion Nash
Personal information
Full nameDion Joseph Nash
Born (1971-11-20) 20 November 1971 (age 48)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast medium
RoleAll-rounder
RelationsBernice Mene (wife)
Sally Mene (mother-in-law)
Chris Sua'mene (brother-in-law)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 180)7 November 1992 v Zimbabwe
Last Test8 November 2001 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 79)31 October 1992 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI6 February 2002 v South Africa
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1990/91–1991/92Northern Districts
1992/93–1993/94Otago
1994/95–1997/98Northern Districts
1995–1996Middlesex
1998/99–2001/02Auckland
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 32 81 120 162
Runs scored 729 624 3,555 2,002
Batting average 23.51 15.59 27.13 20.85
100s/50s 0/4 0/0 5/16 0/6
Top score 89* 42 135* 88
Balls bowled 6,196 3,416 15,689 6,532
Wickets 93 64 255 143
Bowling average 28.48 40.96 28.09 32.74
5 wickets in innings 3 0 10 1
10 wickets in match 1 0 1 0
Best bowling 6/27 4/38 7/39 5/44
Catches/stumpings 13/– 25/– 46/– 50/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 May 2017

Dion Joseph Nash (born 20 November 1971) played for the New Zealand cricket team, captaining the team in 1999 with the injury of regular captain Stephen Fleming. Nash was a right-arm fast medium bowler, taking 93 Test wickets in a career spanning from 1992 to 2001.

Trivia[edit]

In 1994, Nash became the first player in history to take ten wickets and score 50 runs in a match at the Lord's ground.[citation needed]

Suspension[edit]

On the 1995 tour to South Africa, Nash was suspended for smoking cannabis along with future captain Stephen Fleming and team-mate Matthew Hart.[1]

Beyond cricket[edit]

In June 2005, Nash was named as one of the national selectors. In 2008 he became a batsman/bowler for the official New Zealand Beach Cricket Team.

Nash also played Australian rules football in the Auckland Australian Football League where he was a premiership player with the Mt Roskill Saints.[2]

After sport Nash founded the New Zealand skincare company Triumph & Disaster [1] of which he is director and general manager.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to former New Zealand netballer Bernice Mene together they have three children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fleming caught out for a smoke". The New Zealand Herald. 6 November 2004. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
  2. ^ Shaw, Rod (14 September 2010) Mt Roskill Premiership Star considering a return to Cricket?. World Footy News. Retrieved on 27 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Dion Nash: 'Listen as much as you talk'". stuff.co.nz. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 19 June 2018. Dion is married to former New Zealand netballer Bernice Mene and they have three children, Solomon aged 13, India Aged 11 and Jett aged 9

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Stephen Fleming
New Zealand national cricket captain
1998/9
Succeeded by
Stephen Fleming