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Personal Information

Full NamePaul Andrew Strang
BornJuly 28, 1970 Bulawayo
Age52 Years, 6 Months, 8 Days
National SideZimbabwe
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
06-1-

Career Information

Teams PlayedZimbabwe, Kent, Mashonaland A, Manicaland, MCC, Mashonaland Country Districts, Mashonaland, Nottinghamshire, Zimbabwe A, Zimbabwe Academy, Zimbabwe Board XI, Zimbabwe Inv XI
Career Span

Paul Andrew Strang Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
244110839106* v PAK1292327.0643.74150
ODI
957324109047 v IND0072622.2466.02300
World Cup
129310929 v KEN009218.1665.6620

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
Test
38953.22112522708/109 v NZ5436.022.6481.71
ODI
89725.1353173965/21 v KEN9233.054.3745.32
World Cup
1186.46388155/21 v KEN0125.864.4734.66

Paul Andrew Strang Profile

A talented all-rounder, Paul Strang was easily one of the finest cricketers to have ever played for the Zimbabwean cricket team. He was a vital cog in the side and played alongside younger brother, Bryan. His father, Ronald Strang was a TV umpire.

A legbreak googly bowler, Paul was a top-class bowler and an excellent fielder in the covers. He was an equally adept batsman, scoring those much needed runs to get his side out of trouble. He debuted in Test cricket in 1994 against Sri Lanka and made his ODI debut a few months later. Paul scored his only Test century while playing against Pakistan in 1996-97. Perhaps, the biggest highlight of his career would be a match double – a century and five wickets in a Test innings. Paul even recorded the then best bowling figures for Zimbabwe in Tests, when he bagged 8 for 109 against New Zealand in 2000-01. However, a muscular injury to the bowling hand meant that his international career came to a halt. He then played for Kent and Nottinghamshire, eventually moving to New Zealand where he was appointed coach of the Auckland Aces.