|Full name||Hamish Kyle Bennett|
22 February 1987 |
Timaru, New Zealand
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Only Test (cap 247)||4 November 2010 v India|
|ODI debut (cap 163)||14 October 2010 v Bangladesh|
|Last ODI||28 January 2014 v India|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 11 May 2017
Hamish Kyle Bennett (born 22 February 1987 in Timaru) is a New Zealand international cricketer who has played Test and One Day International (ODI) cricket. He also plays for Canterbury in the New Zealand domestic competitions.
He made his first ODI appearance against Bangladesh in October 2010, where he was New Zealand's best performing bowler, taking three wickets in a match Bangladesh went on to win. The following month he made his Test debut in a drawn match against India. After bowling fifteen wicketless overs in the first innings, he was unable to bowl in the second innings because of an injury.
Bennett was included in to the New Zealand squad for 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup held in Indian subcontinent. He took 4 wickets against Kenya in Chennai where he adjudged man of the match award. But then he lack the pace and wicket taking ability and economy went high in each match he played in the World Cup. New Zealand lost another World Cup at the semi-final stage, where this time to Sri Lanka.
Bennett returned to the ODI team on 25 January 2014 to play the third one-day match between New Zealand and India, after being sidelined for two years due to a serious back injury.
One-Day International Cricket
Man of the Match awards
|S No||Opponent||Venue||Date||Match Performance||Result|
|1||Kenya||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||20 February 2011||5-0-16-4 ; DNB||New Zealand won by 10 wickets.|
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- "New Zealand in India Test Series - 1st Test, 2010/11 season". Cricinfo.
- "Martin five sparks stunning turnaround". Cricinfo.
- "Wired up Hamish Bennett glad to be back". Stuff.co.nz.
- "2011 ICC Cricket World Cup 2nd match – Kenya v New Zealand Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. 30 November 2011. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
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