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John Fulton Reid (born 3 March 1956) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He was born in Auckland.

John Reid
Personal information
Full nameJohn Fulton Reid
Born (1956-03-03) 3 March 1956 (age 63)
Auckland, New Zealand
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLegbreak
RoleBatsman
RelationsBA Reid (cousin)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 144)23 February 1979 v Pakistan
Last Test13 March 1986 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 36)6 February 1980 v West Indies
Last ODI2 February 1986 v India
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1975–1988Auckland
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 19 25 101 66
Runs scored 1,296 633 5,650 2,165
Batting average 46.28 27.52 38.17 40.09
100s/50s 6/2 0/4 11/29 1/13
Top score 180 88 180 118
Balls bowled 18 0 483 0
Wickets 0 6
Bowling average 36.83
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 2/5
Catches/stumpings 9/– 5/– 116/9 27/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 February 2017

He is a cousin of former Australian cricketer Bruce Reid, but is not related to former New Zealand captain John Richard Reid.

International careerEdit

Reid played in 19 Tests and 25 One Day Internationals between 1979 and 1986. His Test average was 46.28 and included six Test centuries. His ODI average was 27.52.

TriviaEdit

Despite having a very respectable batting average of 46.28, it was revealed that Reid had the biggest difference in batting averages from the first to second innings by Cricinfo. Whilst possessing a fantastic first innings average of 68.41, Reid's second innings average was a dismal 12.09, a difference of more than 56 runs.

 
An innings-by-innings breakdown of Reid's Test match batting career, showing runs scored (red bars) and the average of the last ten innings (blue line).

RecordsEdit

  • He holds the New Zealand record of scoring 1,000 test runs in the least number of innings.[1]
  • He holds the record of scoring the most first class runs in a year outside England when he piled up 1915 runs at an average of 68.39.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cricinfo data". Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Cricinfo data". Retrieved 2 April 2013.

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