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Stephen Fleming
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Personal information
Full name Stephen Paul Fleming
Born 1 April 1973 (1973-04-01) (age 47)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Captain, Higher middle order batsman, Coach
International information
National side New Zealand
Test debut (cap 188) 19 March 1994 v India
Last Test 22 March 2008 v England
ODI debut (cap 88) 25 March 1994 v India
Last ODI 24 April 2007 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no. 7
T20I debut (cap 3) 17 February 2005 v Australia
Last T20I 26 December 2007 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000–2009 Wellington
2005–2007 Nottinghamshire
2003 Yorkshire
2001 Middlesex
1991–2000 Canterbury
2008 Chennai Super Kings
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I List A
Matches 111 280 5 461
Runs scored 7,172 8,037 110 14,037
Batting average 40.06 32.40 22.00 35.09
100s/50s 9/46 8/49 0/0 22/86
Top score 274* 134* 38 139*
Balls bowled 29 - 35
Wickets 1 0 2
Bowling average 28.00 15.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/8 0/0 1/3
Catches/stumpings 171/– 133/– 2/– 226/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 May 2017

Stephen Paul Fleming, ONZM (born 1 April 1973) is a former New Zealand cricketer, and captain of the New Zealand national cricket team in all three formats of the game.

Known for his astute tactical abilities, he is New Zealand's second-most capped Test player with 111 appearances, longest-serving and most successful captain, having led the side to 28 victories and having won Test match series' against India, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.

He is also the winning captain of the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy, which is New Zealand's only ICC trophy to win up to date. Fleming captained New Zealand in the historic first Twenty20 International of the world, which was played against Australia in 2005 as well.

He retired from international cricket on 26 March 2008. Fleming played in the 2008 Indian Premier League for the Chennai Super Kings after being signed for US$350,000 and became the team's coach from 2009. In February 2015 he was signed as coach of the Melbourne Stars of the Big Bash League. On January 19, 2018 he resumed his duties as head coach of the Chennai Super Kings in 2018 Indian Premier League season again, after the team was barred from playing in the tournament for two seasons. He coached the Rising Pune Supergiant during this time.

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