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Neil Wagner

Neil Wagner

Age 38New ZealandNEW ZEALAND
Left-arm medium fast Bowler

Left-arm seamer, Neil Wagner was born in South Africa, but soon migrated to New Zealand to further his cricketing ambitions. Making his first-class debut for Northerns in 2006, he quickly announced himself with two four-wicket hauls. Wagner was unlucky in his own country due to the quota system, and hence considered making a move to New Zealand. The move paid off as he bagged 21 domestic wickets for Otago in his first season, and got only better in the years that followed.

He was finally rewarded for his consistent performances when he was handed his Test debut on the West Indies tour. After a slow start to his Test career, he gradually got into the groove and made his mark in the home series against England where he ended up with the most number of wickets(12) in the three match series. He went on to scalp his first five-for against Bangladesh in Dhaka. With consistent performances, he has become a mainstay in the New Zealand Test side. A skiddy customer, Wagner's greatest strength lies in swing and with the addition of reverse swing to his armoury he has become all the more dangerous a proposition for the opposition.

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Neil Wagner Ranking
bat
Batting
126TEST
ball
Bowling
18TEST
Teams
  • New ZealandNew Zealand
  • defaultSouth African Academy
  • defaultEssex
  • defaultLancashire
  • defaultNorthern Districts
  • defaultNorthamptonshire
  • defaultNortherns
  • defaultNew Zealand A
  • defaultTitans
  • defaultYorkshire
  • defaultOtago Volts
  • defaultSomerset
  • defaultNew Zealand XI
  • defaultNew Zealanders

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Neil Wagner Statistics

Debut
New Zealand vs West Indies on Jul 25, 2012
Last
New Zealand vs South Africa on Feb 13, 2024

Neil Wagner Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
648751014.5851.86
Highest Runs66
Balls Faced42
On DateDec 11, 20
AgainstWest IndiesWI

Neil Wagner Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
642287.326027.5752.783.13
Wickets Taken7
Runs39
On DateDec 01, 17
AgainstWest IndiesWI

Neil Wagner Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
1900
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average
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