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Personal Information

Full NameStephen Paul Fleming
BornApril 1, 1973 Christchurch, Canterbury
Age48 Years, 5 Months, 20 Days
National SideNew Zealand
Batting StyleLeft Handed
BowlingRight-arm Slow
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
71601-

Career Information

Teams PlayedNew Zealand, ICC World XI, Canterbury, NZ Academy, Nottinghamshire, Southern Conference, South Island, Wellington, Young New Zealand, Yorkshire, Chennai Super Kings, Middlesex, New Zealand Under-19
Career Span

Stephen Paul Fleming Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
111189107172274* v SL9469172640.0645.821710
ODI
280269218037134* v SA8498236332.4071.491330
World Cup
333331075134* v SA251341135.8376.89120
T20I
55011038 v SL0020022.00129.4120
IPL
1010119645 v RCB0027321.77118.7820

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
ODI
34.502811/8 v NED0028.005.7929.00
World Cup
120811/8 v NED008.004.0012.00

Stephen Paul Fleming Profile

Considered as one of the greatest captains in the history of cricket, Stephen Fleming’s name will go down as New Zealand’s most successful skipper in the record books. He will also be remembered as one of the best batsmen his country has ever produced.

A graceful left-handed batsman, Fleming made his Test debut in 1994 against India. He was soon handed over the captaincy and in 2000, established himself as the most successful captain of the Black Caps with his 12th Test win that came over Zimbabwe. As a batsman, he was infamously known for the worst conversion ratios in world cricket. However, his knock of 274 not out against Sri Lanka in 2003 was enough to silence his critics. He became the first Kiwi player to appear in more than 100 Test matches and also the most successful skipper as he led the team to a record 28 Test victories; the most by any New Zealander. His ODI performances were equally good, but the most memorable one came against South Africa in the 2003 Cricket World Cup, where his unbeaten innings of 134 helped New Zealand beat the hosts comfortably. In 2007, he gave up captaincy from ODIs as well as Tests and the following year saw his retirement from international cricket after England’s 2008 tour to New Zealand.

Fleming then turned his attention towards the shorter format of the game and participated in the IPL. He represented the Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural season of 2008. Thereafter, he was appointed as the chief coach of the franchise since the 2009 edition.