Gareth Hopkins

Team New Zealand National Cricket Team New Zealand National Cricket Team
Role Wicket Keeper
Born Nov 24, 1976
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Team History
New Zealand National Cricket Team New Zealand 1995 - present

In the New Zealand cricket team, Gareth Hopkins is a wicketkeeper and bats right handedly. South Island, Otago, Northern Districts, New Zealand Academy and Canterbury are the other teams he has played for.

A One day International was played between England and New Zealand at Chester-le-Street on 29th June 2004 and this was the debut One dayer of Gareth Hopkins. In this match, he took 3 catches. He did not get an opportunity to bat. New Zealand won this match by 7 wickets with 196 balls to spare. Hopkins has played only one Test match, against England at Nottingham from 5th to 8th June 2008. In the 1st innings, he took 3 catches and scored 15 runs off 62 balls while batting at the No. 6 position. England won this match by an innings and 9 runs.

Career Highlights

Gareth Hopkins participated in 12 One day Internationals in which he took 16 catches and scored 41 runs at a batting average of 8.20 and batting strike rate of 56.94. His highest score was 25 and he hit 3 fours. Hopkins got the chance to play in just one Twenty20 International in which he scored 6 runs at a batting strike rate of 60.

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