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Evan Gray

Evan Gray
Personal information
Full name
Evan John Gray
Born (1954-11-18) 18 November 1954 (age 69)
Wellington, New Zealand
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleBowler, Umpire
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 152)11 August 1983 v England
Last Test12 November 1988 v India
ODI debut (cap 48)4 November 1984 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI15 December 1988 v India
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 10 10 162 68
Runs scored 248 98 5,472 861
Batting average 15.50 16.33 28.80 20.02
100s/50s 0/1 0/0 6/28 0/3
Top score 50 38 128* 53
Balls bowled 2,076 386 31,220 1,726
Wickets 17 8 444 76
Bowling average 52.11 35.75 28.20 22.71
5 wickets in innings 0 0 16 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 3 0
Best bowling 3/73 2/26 8/37 4/27
Catches/stumpings 6/– 3/– 138/– 27/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 February 2017

Evan John Gray (born 18 November 1954) is a former New Zealand cricketer, who played 10 Tests and 10 One Day Internationals for New Zealand in the 1980s.

He was selected as an all rounder, with 17 wickets at a bowling average of 52.11. In 1981–82 he and Ross Ormiston added 226 for Wellington against Central Districts. Since his debut Gray has played more games for a province than any other player in New Zealand.

He is also the only player in the country's history to score more than 4000 runs and capture over 350 wickets for his province. Additionally he worked as a first class umpire for eight years.


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