|Full name||Keith Thomson|
26 February 1941 |
Methven, New Zealand
|Bowling style||Right-arm bowler|
|Test debut||22 February 1968 v India|
|Last Test||29 February 1968 v India|
Source: Cricinfo, 1 April 2017
A middle-order batsman, Thomson played first-class cricket for Canterbury from 1959-60 to 1973-74. In the Plunket Shield in 1966-67 he hit two centuries and was selected for all four matches for New Zealand against the touring Australian XI. He made his Test debut against India in the 1967-68 season at Christchurch where he scored 69 and 0 not out in what was New Zealand's fourth victory in Tests. His second, and final, Test came a week later at Wellington where he scored 25 and 0.
His highest score in first-class cricket was 136 not out for Canterbury against Northern Districts in 1968-69.
He later became an umpire, standing in fourteen first-class matches between 1983–84 and 1986-87.
He played hockey for Canterbury from 1959 to 1974 mainly as centre half or inside right. He made his debut for New Zealand in 1961 against India at Lancaster Park, Christchurch. Between 1961 and 1971 he represented New Zealand in 28 hockey Tests including the 1968 Olympics.
He was a New Zealand graded hockey umpire and umpired two international matches involving Canada and India.
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