Mark Gillespie (New Zealand cricketer)

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Mark Gillespie
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Personal information
Full name Mark Raymond Gillespie
Born (1979-10-17) 17 October 1979 (age 38)
Wanganui, New Zealand
Nickname "Dizzy"
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 235) 16 November 2007 v South Africa
Last Test 23 March 2012 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 145) 28 December 2006 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 13 January 2009 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 20) 22 December 2006 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I 13 June 2008 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999–present Wellington
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I List A
Matches 5 32 11 103
Runs scored 76 93 21 430
Batting average 10.85 15.50 10.50 11.62
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 28 28 7 31
Balls bowled 868 1,521 210 5,046
Wickets 22 37 10 157
Bowling average 28.68 37.00 25.50 27.67
5 wickets in innings 3 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 6/113 4/58 0 5/35
Catches/stumpings 1/– 6/– 1/– 18/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 January 2009

Mark Raymond Gillespie (born 17 October 1979 in Wanganui) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He came to the selectors attention in the 2005-06 season with 43 wickets at 23.16 for Wellington. He then played for New Zealand A in the Top-End series of 2006 before being included in New Zealand's squad of 14 for the Champions Trophy.

Domestic career[edit]

Gillespie's nickname is the Tawa Terror as he plays for the Tawa Cricket Club.

International career[edit]

Gillespie has the second best bowling figures in men's Twenty20 Internationals with 4/7 until 2009, during New Zealand's 9 wicket win over Kenya in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.[1]

On his Test Match debut, he took five wickets in the first innings against South Africa at Centurion in 2007.[2]

International record[edit]

Test 5 Wicket hauls[edit]

# Figures Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 5/136 1  South Africa SuperSport Park Centurion South Africa 2007
2 5/59 4  South Africa Seddon Park Hamilton New Zealand 2012
3 6/113 5  South Africa Basin Reserve Wellington New Zealand 2012

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