Paul Wiseman is a right handed batsman and right arm offbreak bowler who plays for New Zealand cricket team. He has also played for Otago, Durham, Canterbury and Auckland.
Wiseman played his first One day International on 20th April 1998 at Sharjah against India. In this match, he took one catch, but did not get an opportunity to bowl or bat. New Zealand won this match by 4 wickets with 6 deliveries to spare. Wiseman debuted in Test matches on 27th May 1998 at Colombo against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he scored 6 runs in 22 deliveries inclusive of 1 boundary at a strike rate of 27.27. He bowled 20 overs, out of which 4 were maidens, conceded 61 runs and took 2 wickets. In the 2nd innings, he did not get an opportunity to bat. He bowled 46.5 overs, out of which 17 were maidens, conceded 82 runs and took 5 wickets. New Zealand won this match by 167 runs.
Wiseman participated in 25 Test matches in which he scored 366 runs at a batting average of 14.07 and strike rate of 37. His highest score was 36; He hit 42 boundaries, 4 sixers and took 11 catches. He has bowled 5660 deliveries, conceded 2903 runs and has taken 61 wickets. He has played in 15 One day Internationals in which he has scored 45 runs at a batting average of 22.50 and strike rate of 54.21. He has bowled 450 deliveries, conceded 368 runs and has taken 12 wickets.