Famous New Zealander Cricketers

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 1 
Ben Stokes
(Cricketer)

Ben Stokes
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Birthdate: June 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand

Ben Stokes is an English cricketer. Considered one of the most important players in all three formats of the game, Stokes was honored with the ICC Award for Best Men's Cricketer in 2019. In 2019 and 2020, he was adjudged the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World. Ben Stokes is currently serving as the captain of the England Test team.

 2 
Kane Williamson
(Cricketer)

Kane Williamson
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Birthdate: August 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tauranga
New Zealand national cricket team captain Kane Williamson became the only New Zealander on ICC’s Test team of the decade and led his country to the finals of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. By 2020, he had been named the world’s top Test batsman, with a batting rating of 890. 

 3 
Brendon McCullum
(Cricketer)

Brendon McCullum
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Birthdate: September 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dunedin

Brendon McCullum is a New Zealand former cricket player who captained the national team in all formats of the game. Renowned for his ability to score runs quickly, McCullum is regarded as one of the most successful captains of the national cricket team. Brendon McCullum is currently associated with the England cricket test team where he is the head coach. 

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 4 
Aaron Finch
(Cricketer)

Aaron Finch
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Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colac, Australia
Australian cricketer Aaron Finch became the first cricketer with 900 rating points in the ICC T20I rankings, in 2018. He holds the record for two highest individual scores in T20I cricket. He has also played for various IPL teams.

 5 
Martin Guptill
(Cricketer)

Martin Guptill
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Birthdate: September 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auckland

Martin Guptill is a New Zealand cricket player who plays for the national team. In 2015, Guptill became the first New Zealand batsman to score a double century in an ODI match. His 237 not out is the second highest ODI score after Rohit Sharma's 264. Martin Guptill's 237 remains the highest individual score in a World Cup match.

 6 
Martin Crowe
(One of the New Zealand’s Greatest Batsmen)

Martin Crowe
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Birthdate: September 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henderson, New Zealand
Died: March 3, 2016

Martin Crowe was a New Zealand cricket player who captained the national Test and ODI teams. Counted among the greatest batsmen New Zealand has ever produced, Crowe was the highest run-scorer for New Zealand in Test and One Day International cricket at the time of his retirement in 1995. Martin Crowe served as a commentator after retiring as a player.

 7 
Trent Boult
(Cricketer)

Trent Boult
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Birthdate: July 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rotorua
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Brett Lee
(Cricketer)

Brett Lee
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Birthdate: November 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wollongong

Brett Lee is an Australian former cricket player best known for his ability to bowl fast. In 2003, Lee played a prominent role in Australia winning the ICC Cricket World Cup. Widely regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of his generation, Lee finished his One Day International and Test career after having picked 380 and 310 wickets, respectively.

 9 
Richard Hadlee
(Cricketer)

Richard Hadlee
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Birthdate: July 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Christchurch

Richard Hadlee is a New Zealand retired cricket player who is considered as one of the greatest all-rounders of all time; he is especially renowned for his ability as a fine fast bowler. In 2002, he was named the second-greatest Test bowler in cricket history by Wisden. In 2009, Hadlee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

 10 
Ajaz Patel
(Cricketer known as slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler)

Ajaz Patel
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Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 11 
Ross Taylor
(Cricket Batsman)

Ross Taylor
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Birthdate: March 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Ross Taylor is a New Zealand former cricket player who captained the national team in all formats of the game. With 40 international centuries under his belt, Taylor is considered one of the most successful New Zealand batsmen of all time. Taylor was the leading run-getter for his national Test and ODI teams when he announced his retirement in 2021.

 12 
Daniel Vettori
(Former all-rounder cricketer)

Daniel Vettori
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Birthdate: January 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Daniel Vettori is a New Zealand retired cricket player who captained the national team between 2007 and 2011. A left-arm slow bowler, Vettori relied on his accuracy, guile, and speed variation to outsmart the opposition batsmen. A prolific wicket-taker, Daniel Vettori took 362 wickets in Test matches and 305 wickets in ODIs.

 13 
Tim Southee
(Cricketer)

Tim Southee
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Birthdate: December 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Whangarei

 14 
Shaun Tait
(Cricketer)

Shaun Tait
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Birthdate: February 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide

 15 
Ish Sodhi
(Right-arm leg spinner and bats right-handed cricketer)

Ish Sodhi
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Birthdate: October 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India

 16 
Michael Holding
(Cricketer)

Michael Holding
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Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston

Michael Holding is a Jamaican retired cricket player best known as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. Nicknamed the Whispering Death, Holding was among the most feared bowlers of his time. Michael Holding picked 249 Test wickets and 142 ODI wickets during his illustrious career.

 17 
Chris Cairns
(Cricketer)

Chris Cairns
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Birthdate: June 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Picton

 18 
Stephen Fleming
(Cricketer)

Stephen Fleming
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Birthdate: April 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christchurch

 19 
Shane Bond
(One of the Greatest Fast Bowlers in the History of New Zealand Cricket)

Shane Bond
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Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

 20 
Rachin Ravindra
(Cricketer debut for the New Zealand cricket team in September 2021)

Rachin Ravindra
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Birthdate: November 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

 21 
Devon Conway
(Cricket batsman)

Devon Conway
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Birthdate: July 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

 22 
Brad Hodge
(Cricketer)

Brad Hodge
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Birthdate: December 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne

 23 
Colin de Grandhomme
(Cricketer - All-rounder)

Colin de Grandhomme
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Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 24 
Colin Munro
(Cricketer - Batsman)

Colin Munro
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Birthdate: March 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Durban, Natal Province, South Africa

 25 
Neil Wagner
(Cricketer)

Neil Wagner
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Birthdate: March 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa

 26 
Azhar Mahmood
(Cricketer)

Azhar Mahmood
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Birthdate: February 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rawalpindi

 27 
BJ Watling
(Cricketer - Batsman, wicket-keeper)

BJ Watling
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Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Durban, Natal Province, South Africa

 28 
Graham Henry
(Association football player, Cricketer, Rugby union player, Rugby union coach)

Graham Henry
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Birthdate: June 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Christchurch

 29 
Glenn Phillips
(Cricketer - Batsman, wicket-keeper)

Glenn Phillips
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Birthdate: December 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: East London, South Africa

 30 
Jeet Raval
(Opening batsman, All-rounder cricketer)

Jeet Raval
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Birthdate: September 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Jeetan Patel
(Cricketer known as a bowler with teams like Wellington and Warwickshire)

Jeetan Patel
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Birthdate: May 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

 32 
Grant Elliott
(Former all-rounder cricketer)

Grant Elliott
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Birthdate: March 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

 33 
Scott Styris
(Former all-rounder cricketer)

Scott Styris
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Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

 34 
Jeff Wilson
(cricketer, rugby union player)

Jeff Wilson
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Birthdate: October 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Invercargill

 35 
Lou Vincent
(Cricketer)

Lou Vincent
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Birthdate: November 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warkworth, New Zealand

 36 
Mark Chapman
(All-rounder Cricketer)

Mark Chapman
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Birthdate: June 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 37 
Glenn Turner
(Cricketer)

Glenn Turner
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Birthdate: May 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dunedin

 38 
Lance Cairns
(Cricketer)

Lance Cairns
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Birthdate: October 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Picton

 39 
Dipak Patel
(Former all-rounder cricketer)

Dipak Patel
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Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 40 
Anthony Wilding
(Tennis player and soldier)

Anthony Wilding
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Birthdate: October 31, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: May 9, 1915

 41 
Winston Davis
(Cricketer - Bowler)

Winston Davis
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Birthdate: September 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sion Hill, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 42 
Bert Sutcliffe
(Cricketer)

Bert Sutcliffe
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Birthdate: November 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Died: April 20, 2001

 43 
Ian O'Brien
(Cricketer)

Ian O'Brien
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Birthdate: July 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lower Hutt, New Zealand

 44 
Dick Motz
(Cricketer)

Dick Motz
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Birthdate: January 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: April 29, 2007

 45 
Hayden Shaw
(Field hockey player, Cricketer)

Hayden Shaw
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Birthdate: August 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand

 46 
Hedley Howarth
(Cricketer)

Hedley Howarth
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Birthdate: December 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
Died: November 7, 2008