Birth date 31 Aug 1975 (44 years)
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Team history
New Zealand 1993 - 2008

Craig Cumming is a right handed batsman who plays for New Zealand cricket team. The other teams for whom he has played are Otago and Canterbury.

Cumming debuted in One day International cricket on 29th November 2003 at Lahore against Pakistan. In this match, he scored 25 runs in 33 deliveries and was caught by Imran Farhat off the bowling of Shabbir Ahmed. He took the catch of Misbah-ul-Haq. Pakistan won this match by 3 wickets. Cumming debuted in Test cricket on 10th March 2005 at Christchurch against Australia. In the 1st innings, he scored 74 runs in 206 deliveries, inclusive of 10 boundaries. He took the catch of Gillespie. In the 2nd innings, he could contribute only 7 runs in 38 deliveries. He took the catch of Hayden. Australia won this match by 9 wickets.

Career Highlights

Cumming has played in 11 Test matches in which he has scored 441 runs at a batting average of 25.94 and strike rate of 34.86. 74 is his highest score and he has hit 1 fifty, 56 boundaries and 2 sixers. He has taken 3 catches. He has appeared in 12 One day Internationals, in which he has scored 161 runs at a batting average of 14.63 and strike rate of 54.57. His highest score is 45 not out and he has hit 20 boundaries while has taken 6 catches.