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Ben Wheeler
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Personal information
Full name Ben Matthew Wheeler
Born 10 November 1991 (1991-11-10) (age 28)
Blenheim, New Zealand
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast
Role Bowling all-rounder
International information
National side New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 185) 14 June 2015 v England
Last ODI 26 August 2015 v South Africa
ODI shirt no. 25
T20I debut (cap 72) 3 January 2017 v Bangladesh
Last T20I 17 February 2017 v South Africa
T20I shirt no. 25
Domestic team information
Years Team
2010–present Central Districts (squad no. 10)
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 6 4 32 24
Runs scored 58 6 632 249
Batting average 6.00 20.38 41.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/4 0/2
Top score 39* 6 81* 80*
Balls bowled 309 85 5,340 1,098
Wickets 8 5 96 25
Bowling average 39.37 23.20 28.03 41.36
5 wickets in innings 0 0 3 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/63 2/16 6/60 4/51
Catches/stumpings 1/– 1/– 16/– 6/–
Source: Cricinfo, 7 July 2017

Ben Matthew Wheeler (born 10 November 1991) is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays for limited over cricket.

He made his One Day International debut against England on 14 June 2015.

Domestic career

Wheeler plays for the Central Districts Stags in the Plunket Shield and Marlborough in the Hawke Cup. He is the grandson of Ray Dowker who played for the Canterbury Wizards in the Plunket Shield, and the younger brother of Otago Highlanders lock, Joe Wheeler.

International career

Wheeler was part of the New Zealand squad for the 2010 Under 19 Cricket World Cup.

Wheeler was called up to New Zealand ODI squad in 2015 after the World Cup. Wheeler made debut in the third odi against England picking up 3/63 in his 10 overs. On January 3 2017 he made his T20I debut for New Zealand against Bangladesh.

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