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Encyclopedia > Ian Smith (cricketer)
Ian Smith
New Zealand (NZ)
Ian Smith
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling type Right-arm bowler
Tests ODIs
Matches 63 98
Runs scored 1815 1055
Batting average 25.56 17.29
100s/50s 2/6 -/3
Top score 173 62*
Balls bowled 18 -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - N/A
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 168/8 81/5

As of 4 February 2006
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Ian David Stockley Smith (born February 28, 1957 in Nelson, New Zealand) is a former cricket player turned sporting commentator. He played as a wicket-keeper for New Zealand throughout the 1980s and part of the 1990s. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A view of Nelson from the Centre of New Zealand Nelson stands on the southern corner of Tasman Bay, at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand and is the administrative centre of the Nelson region. ... For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... A wicket keeper in characteristic position, ready to face a delivery. ...


Smith has one of the highest ever strike rates as a batsman for One-day Internationals – 99 runs per 100 balls faced. He also holds the record for the highest score in Tests for a batsmen coming in at number nine, which is 173 off 136 balls, scored against India at Eden Park in 1990.[1] During the innings, he became joint holder of the record for most runs scored off a six-ball Test over, striking 24 runs off Atul Wassan. A One-day International (ODI) cricket match is a one-day cricket match played over 50 overs per side between two international teams each representing a particular country. ... Eden Park viewed from Mount Eden Proposed $320M redevelopment for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Eden Park is the main sports ground in Auckland, New Zealand for both rugby union during winter, and cricket in summer. ... This is a list of Test cricket records; that is, record team and individual performances in Test cricket. ... Atul Satish Wassan (born 23 March 1968 in Delhi, India) is a former Indian cricketer. ...


Currently Smith works as a commentator for companies such as SKY Sport (in New Zealand, commentating both rugby and cricket), and Sunset + Vine (which broadcasts on Channel Four in the United Kingdom). SKY Network Television Limited (ASX: SKT; NZX: SKT), often trading as SKY, was New Zealands first pay television service and is at present, 2006, New Zealands largest pay television operator. ... A rugby union scrum. ... For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... Sunset + Vine are an independent production company based in the UK which specialises in sports programmes. ... Channel 4 is a television broadcaster in the United Kingdom (see British television). ...


References

  1. ^ New Zealand v India, 1989/90, 3rd Test

External link

  • CricInfo: Ian Smith profile

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