Debbie Hockley

Deborah Ann Hockley CNZM (born 7 November 1962) is a New Zealand former cricketer who played as a right-handed batter and right-arm medium bowler. Hockley was the first woman to become President of New Zealand Cricket.[1]

Debbie Hockley
CNZM
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Hockley in 2021
Personal information
Full nameDeborah Ann Hockley
Born (1962-11-07) 7 November 1962 (age 59)
Christchurch, New Zealand
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleAll-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 74)26 January 1979 v Australia
Last Test12 July 1996 v England
ODI debut (cap 27)10 January 1982 v England
Last ODI23 December 2000 v Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1977/78–1984/85Canterbury
1985/86–1989/90North Shore
1990/91–1999/00Canterbury
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WFC WLA
Matches 19 118 89 214
Runs scored 1,301 4,066 5,105 8,225
Batting average 52.04 41.91 51.05 49.54
100s/50s 4/7 4/34 12/23 11/66
Top score 126* 117 164* 141
Balls bowled 492 1,521 1,596 3,497
Wickets 5 20 29 94
Bowling average 29.20 42.65 21.75 19.72
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/9 3/49 4/26 5/18
Catches/stumpings 9/– 41/– 54/– 75/–
Source: CricketArchive, 3 August 2021

Domestic careerEdit

Hockley played domestic cricket for Canterbury and North Shore.[2]

International careerEdit

Hockley appeared in 19 Test matches for New Zealand, making a high score of 126 not out and averaging 52.04 with the bat. Hockley captained New Zealand in six Tests, drawing them all. She also appeared in 118 One Day Internationals for New Zealand, averaging 41.89 with the bat. She captained 27 of them, winning 12 and losing 15. She was also Player of the Match in the World Cup final in India in 1997 and holds the record for scoring the most runs by any woman in the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup (1501),[3] playing in five World Cups.[4]

Hockley was the first woman to reach 4000 ODI runs and to play 100 ODIs.[5] She was also the first woman to score 1,000 runs in ODIs for New Zealand.[6] Her international career spanned from 1979 to 2000.[2]

International centuriesEdit

Test centuriesEdit

Debbie Hockley's Test centuries[7]
# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year
1 107* 6   England   Canterbury, England St Lawrence Ground 1984[8]
2 126* 8   Australia   Auckland, New Zealand Cornwall Park 1990[9]
3 107 14   India   Nelson, New Zealand Trafalgar Park 1995[10]
4 115 18   England   Worcester, England New Road 1996[11]

One Day International centuriesEdit

Debbie Hockley's One-Day International centuries[12]
# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year
1 117 74   England   Chester-le-Street, England Riverside Ground 1996[13]
2 100* 87   Sri Lanka   Chandigarh, India Sector 16 Stadium 1997[14]
3 100 88   West Indies   Chandigarh, India Sector 16 Stadium 1997[15]
4 100 99   Australia   Melbourne, Australia Albert Cricket Ground 2000[16]

HonoursEdit

In the 1999 New Year Honours, Hockley was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to cricket.[17] She was the fourth woman to be inducted into inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2013.[18] Her final WODI appearance was in the final of the 2000 Women's Cricket World Cup.[19]

In 2016 she was the first woman to be elected president of New Zealand Cricket in its 122-year history.[20][4]

In the 2021 New Year Honours, Hockley was promoted to Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to cricket.[21]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Where are they now? The White Ferns of 2000". Newsroom. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Player Profile: Debbie Hockley". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | Women's World Cup | Most runs | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b Egan, Brendon (9 August 2016). "Debbie Hockley poised to be named New Zealand Cricket's first female president". Stuff. Archived from the original on 14 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Debbie Hockley". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "Pathmakers – First to 1000 ODI runs from each country". Women's CricZone. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  7. ^ "All-round records | Women's Test matches | Cricinfo Statsguru | ESPNcricinfo.com – DA Hockley". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  8. ^ "Full Scorecard of ENG Women vs NZ Women 3rd Test 1984 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  9. ^ "Full Scorecard of AUS Women vs NZ Women 1st Test 1989/90 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  10. ^ "Full Scorecard of IND Women vs NZ Women Only Test 1994/95 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  11. ^ "Full Scorecard of ENG Women vs NZ Women 2nd Test 1996 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  12. ^ "All-round records | Women's One-Day Internationals | Cricinfo Statsguru | ESPNcricinfo.com – DA Hockley". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  13. ^ "Full Scorecard of NZ Women vs ENG Women 3rd ODI 1996 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  14. ^ "Full Scorecard of NZ Women vs SL Women 12th Match 1997/98 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  15. ^ "Full Scorecard of NZ Women vs WI Women 17th Match 1997/98 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  16. ^ "Full Scorecard of AUS Women vs NZ Women 1st ODI 1999/00 - Score Report | ESPNcricinfo.com". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  17. ^ "New Year honours list 1999". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 1998. Archived from the original on 31 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Simpson to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame". International Cricket Council. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  19. ^ "Statsguru: Women's One-Day Internationals, Batting records". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  20. ^ "Former White Fern Debbie Hockley named New Zealand Cricket's first female president". Stuff.co.nz. 16 November 2016. Archived from the original on 14 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  21. ^ "New Year honours list 2021". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.

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