Glenn Turner

Role Batsman
Born May 26, 1947
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Team History
Northern Districts cricket team 1976 - present
New Zealand National Cricket Team New Zealand 1973 - 1983
Worcestershire County Cricket Club Worcestershire County 1967 - 1982

Glenn Turner was a right handed batsman and right arm offbreak bowler who played for the New Zealand Cricket team. Worcestershire, Otago and Northern Districts are some of the other teams for which he has played.

Turner debuted in Test cricket on 27th February 1969 at Auckland against the West Indies. In the 1st innings, he was caught by Sobers off the bowling of Hall for a duck. While fielding, he caught Nurse off the bowling of Pollard. In the 2nd innings, he scored 40 runs and was bowled by Edwards. He caught Fredericks off the bowling of Pollard. West Indies won this match by 5 wickets. Turner’s One day International debut took place on 11th February 1973 at Christchurch against Pakistan. In this match, he scored 10 runs in 42 deliveries and was caught by Majid Khan off the bowling of Sarfraz Nawaz.

Career Highlights

Turner has played in 41 Tests in which he has scored 2991 runs at a batting average of 44.64. His highest score has been 259 and he has hit 7 centuries and 14 half centuries. He has taken 42 catches. Turner has played in 41 One day Internationals in which he has scored 1598 runs with an unbeaten 171 as his highest score. His batting average is 47 and he has hit 3 centuries and 9 half centuries.

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