Rod Latham

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Rod Latham
Personal information
Full name Rodney Terry Latham
Born (1961-06-12) 12 June 1961 (age 56)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 177) 6 February 1992 v England
Last Test 2 January 1993 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 74) 1 December 1990 v England
Last ODI 19 January 1994 v Australia
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 4 33 108 126
Runs scored 219 583 6,298 3,048
Batting average 31.28 20.10 37.04 26.97
100s/50s 1/0 0/1 9/36 1/12
Top score 119 60 237* 108
Balls bowled 18 450 1,532 1,637
Wickets 11 35 47
Bowling average 35.09 43.77 24.14
5 wickets in innings 1 0 1
10 wickets in match n/a 0 0
Best bowling 5/32 3/20 5/32
Catches/stumpings 5/- 11/- 106/0 50/0
Source: Cricinfo, 4 May 2017

Rodney Terry "Rod" Latham (born 12 June 1961) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He played four Tests and also 33 One Day Internationals and he also played rugby for Canterbury. He was born in Christchurch.

He was an all rounder whose bowling style suited mostly to ODIs. He opened for New Zealand in the 1992 World Cup tournament. He has modest success in his 33 ODIs with 60 being his highest score. His 5/32 against Australia at Eden Park, Auckland on 28/03/1993 being the best bowling performance in ODIs.

He has short career in Tests with 4 to his credit. His only century (119) in Tests came against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in 1992.

Latham's son Tom Latham currently represents New Zealand in all forms of the game.[1]

International record[edit]

ODI 5 Wicket hauls[edit]

# Figures Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 5/32 27  Australia Eden Park Auckland New Zealand 1993

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand / Players / Tom Latham". ESPN cricinfo. Retrieved 24 February 2013.