Peter Gordon Fulton (born 1 February 1979) is a former New Zealand international cricketer who played for Canterbury at domestic level. He comes from a well recognised cricketing family with his uncle Roddy Fulton playing and captaining both Canterbury, Northern Districts, and New Zealand A from 1972–1985. He retired from first-class cricket in April 2017.
|Full name||Peter Gordon Fulton|
|Born||1 February 1979|
Christchurch, New Zealand
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Relations||Roddy Fulton (uncle)|
|Test debut (cap 231)||9 March 2006 v West Indies|
|Last Test||8 June 2014 v West Indies|
|ODI debut (cap 139)||2 November 2004 v Bangladesh|
|Last ODI||13 February 2009 v Australia|
|ODI shirt no.||50|
|T20I debut (cap 18)||16 February 2006 v West Indies|
|Last T20I||21 December 2012 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 13 January 2019
Fulton's career highlights include scoring 301 not out against Auckland at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch over 11/12 March 2003, which is the highest maiden first-class century by any New Zealand batsman. Another career highlight was when he scored 112 in an ODI against Sri Lanka in Napier, New Zealand, on 8 January 2006. In the same series he also scored two half-centuries and was NZs top-scorer.
In March 2006, he made his Test debut against the West Indies.
In March 2013 he made his first International Test century playing against England, and scored his second Test hundred in the match's second innings. In doing so he became the fourth New Zealander to score a hundred in both innings of a Test match.
- Brenkley, Stephen. "Peter Fulton: Two-Metre Peter standing tall in his second coming as Test player". Independent. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
- "Peter Fulton retires from first-class cricket". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- "Fulton's record ton takes Canterbury to title". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
- Alderson, Andrew (26 March 2013). "Cricket: Peter Fulton – The unlikely hero". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
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