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Mark Gillespie
File:Mark Gillespie (New Zealand).jpg
Personal information
Full name Mark Raymond Gillespie
Born 17 October 1979 (1979-10-17) (age 40)
Wanganui, New Zealand
Nickname Dizzy
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side New Zealand
Test debut (cap 235) 16 November 2007 v South Africa
Last Test 23 March 2012 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 145) 28 December 2006 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 13 January 2009 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 20) 22 December 2006 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I 13 June 2008 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999/00–2014/15 Wellington
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC List A
Matches 5 32 94 123
Runs scored 76 93 1,688 485
Batting average 10.85 15.50 17.05 10.77
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/6 0/0
Top score 28 28 81* 31
Balls bowled 868 1,521 19,051 6,109
Wickets 22 37 385 196
Bowling average 28.68 37.00 27.97 27.22
5 wickets in innings 3 0 19 3
10 wickets in match 0 0 2 0
Best bowling 6/113 4/58 6/38 6/38
Catches/stumpings 1/– 6/– 24/– 18/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 January 2019

Mark Raymond Gillespie (born 17 October 1979) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He came to the selectors attention in the 2005–06 season with 43 wickets at 23.16 for Wellington. He then played for New Zealand A in the Top-End series of 2006 before being included in New Zealand's squad of 14 for the Champions Trophy.

Domestic career

Gillespie's nickname is the Tawa Terror, as he plays for the Tawa Cricket Club.

International career

Gillespie has taken Twenty20 Internationals with 4/7 during New Zealand's 9 wicket win over Kenya in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.

On his Test Match debut, he took five wickets in the first innings against South Africa at Centurion in 2007.

External links

Template:New Zealand Squad 2007 Cricket World Cup

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