New Zealand (Kiwis) Cricket Team World Cup 2015- Full Squad

New Zealand (Kiwis) Cricket Team World Cup 2015- Full Squad

New Zealand Cricket World Cup 2015 Squad:

The team is lead by Brendon McCullum who is the current captain in all three forms of the international game.He plays for the Otago Volts at provincial level, he played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, having also spent one year with Kochi Tuskers Kerala.

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McCullum was a wicket-keeper until 2013, and is an aggressive batsman who opens in One-day Internationals and is known for his fast scoring rate. He currently plays for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

His brother Nathan McCullum is also a first-class and international cricketer and A right hand lower-order batsman and right arm off break bowler.

Anderson made his debut for New Zealand in a One Day International held on 16 June 2013 against England.
On January 1, 2014, Corey Anderson shot to fame by becoming the cricketer to score the fastest century in the history of One Day International cricket or any other format of international cricket. Playing against West Indies, he scored his ton in just 36 balls breaking Shahid Afridi’s record of 37 deliveries in 1996 against Sri Lanka.

Anderson finished the innings unbeaten on 131 in 47 balls hitting 14 sixes and 6 fours. The record was broken on 18th January 2015 by AB de Villiers, who scored the fastest ODI century against the West Indies in Johannesburg from just 31 deliveries.Trent Boult is a left–arm medium–fast opening bowler and a right–handed batsman.On 9 February 2007,

Boult took two wickets for 28 runs and scored seven not out against India’s Under–19 team. Boult was clocked as the fastest bowler touring with the New Zealand team with a highest speed of 143.3 km/h (89.0 mph).

Boult made his Test debut in the 2011–12 season, in the Second Test against Australia in Hobart, a match won by New Zealand by 7 runs, New Zealand’s first test win in Australia since 1985 and their first test win over Australia since 1993. He took four wickets in the match; additionally, he scored 21 runs in a tenth-wicket partnership with Chris Martin in the second innings.

Luke Ronchi is a professional cricketer currently contracted to Wellington in New Zealand domestic cricket, having played international cricket for both the Australian and New Zealand national cricket teams.

Ronchi was called up to the Australian team in June 2008 during their tour of the West Indies when Haddin was unable to play after breaking his finger.

Elliott and Luke Ronchi both broke several batting records as the pair lifted New Zealand from 93/5 to a commanding 360 off their 50 overs. Their stand of 267* is the highest 6th wicket partnership in ODIs.

Martin Guptill is a top-order batsman and has represented New Zealand in different age groups.He made his One Day International debut for New Zealand on 10 January 2009 against the West Indies in Auckland, becoming the first New Zealander to score a century on his one-day debut. He reached the landmark with a huge six off the bowling of Chris Gayle.

Tim Southee is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and hard-hitting lower order batsman. He was one of New Zealand’s youngest cricketers, debuting at 19 years old in February 2008.

Ross Taylor is a New Zealand cricketer and former national captain. He previously captained the New Zealand Under-19 side in youth internationals. Taylor has a highest List A score of 132* in the State Shield domestic one-day .Daniel Vettori, ONZM (born 27 January 1979) is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3,000 runs. He is the youngest player to have represented New Zealand in Test cricket, having made his debut in 1996–97 at the age of 18, and New Zealand’s most-capped test cricketer with 112 caps, and New Zealand’s most capped One-Day cricketer with 284 caps.

Vettori is a bowling all-rounder who bowls slow left-arm orthodox spin; he is known for his accuracy, flight and guile rather than prodigious turn.

Full Details:

Brendon McCullum
Captain
Age: 33 years 103 days
Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium

Corey Anderson
Age: 24 years 26 days
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm medium-fast

Trent Boult
Age: 25 years 170 days
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm fast-medium

Grant Elliott
Age: 35 years 293 days
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium

Martin Guptill
Age: 28 years 100 days
Playing role: Top-order batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Tom Latham
Age: 22 years 281 days
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium

Mitchell McClenaghan
Age: 28 years 211 days
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm medium-fast

Nathan McCullum
Age: 34 years 129 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Kyle Mills
Age: 35 years 299 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium

Adam Milne
Age: 22 years 270 days
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast

Luke Ronchi
Wicketkeeper
Age: 33 years 260 days
Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat

Tim Southee
Age: 26 years 28 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast

Ross Taylor
Age: 30 years 306 days
Playing role: Middle-order batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Daniel Vettori
Age: 35 years 346 days
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox

Kane Williamson
Age: 24 years 153 days
Playing role: Middle-order batsman
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

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