Peter Fulton

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Peter Fulton
Fulton and Broom.jpg
Personal information
Full name Peter Gordon Fulton
Born (1979-02-01) 1 February 1979 (age 37)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Nickname Two-metre Peter
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relations Roddy Fulton (uncle)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 231) 9 March 2006 v West Indies
Last Test 22 March 2013 v England
ODI debut (cap 139) 2 November 2004 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 13 February 2009 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000–present Canterbury
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 12 49 12 107
Runs scored 661 1,334 127 7,267
Batting average 33.05 32.53 11.54 42.49
100s/50s 2/1 1/8 0/0 12/42
Top score 136 112 25 301*
Balls bowled 727
Wickets 11
Bowling average 30.45
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 4/49
Catches/stumpings 12/– 18/– 4/0 79/–
Source: CricketArchive

Peter Gordon Fulton (born 1 February 1979) is a New Zealand cricketer who represents Canterbury at domestic level and has also represented New Zealand. He comes from a well recognised cricketing family with his uncle Roddy Fulton playing and captaining both Canterbury and Northern Districts from 1972-1985.

Fulton's career highlights include scoring 301 not out against Auckland at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch in 2003, which is the highest maiden first-class century by any New Zealand batsman. Another career highlight was when he scored 112 against Sri Lanka in Napier, New Zealand, on 8 January 2006. In the same series he also scored two half-centuries.

In March 2006, he made his Test debut against the West Indies.

In March 2013 he made his first International Test century playing against England, and scored his second Test hundred in the match's second innings. In doing so he became the fourth New Zealander to score a hundred in both innings of a Test match.[1]

He is known as Two-metre Peter because of his height.


  1. ^ Alderson, Andrew (26 March 2013). "Cricket: Peter Fulton - The unlikely hero". NZ Herald. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

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