Stephen Fleming

Stephen Fleming
Full Name:Stephen Fleming
Date of birth:01 / 04 / 1973
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Left-hand
Bowling style:Right arm medium

Career summary

- Test debut v India at Hamilton, March 1994

- ODI debut v India at Napier, March 1994

- A natural captain and superb batsman who has steadily improved to become a great player.

- Earlier in his career suffered from the frustrating inability to turn half centuries into big scores.

- Scored 274 not out against Sri Lanka in the first Test of the 2003 series.

- Named New Zealand's cricketer of the year in 2004.

- Had a benign tumour removed form his face in December 2005.

- In 2005 Captained Nottinghamshire to their first county title since 1987.

- Surpassed Martin Crowe's record of 5444 aggregate runs in Test cricket.

- In 2004 he became New Zealand's most capped player of all time.

- The 2007 World Cup in the Caribbean was Fleming's third.

- Resigned as ODI captain after the Black Caps loss to Sri Lanka in the World Cup semi-final.

- In September 2007 he as replaced by Daniel Vettori has New Zealand Test captain.

- In February 2008 he confirmed he would retire from international cricket at the end of the coming series with England.

- Represented the Chennai Super Kings in the 2008 edition of the IPL and coached the side the following year.

February 2009

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:1994-2008
Matches:111
Innings:189
Not Outs:10
Runs:7172
Highest Score:274
Average:40.07
50s:46
100s:9
Ducks:16
Pairs:0
Caught Out:116
Stumped Out:4
Bowling
Innings Bowled:0
Overs:0
Maidens:0
Runs Conceded:0
Wickets:0
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:0.0
Economy Rate:0
Best bowling in Innings:0

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:1994-2007
Matches:282
Innings:271
Not Outs:21
Runs:8072
Highest Score:134
Average:32.29
50s:49
100s:8
Ducks:17
Pairs:0
Caught Out:163
Stumped Out:5
Bowling
Innings Bowled:2
Overs:4.5
Maidens:0
Runs Conceded:28
Wickets:1
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:28.0
Economy Rate:6.22
Best bowling in Innings:1/8