Neil Wagner

New Zealand
Age
March 13, 1986 (35 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Pretoria, Transvaal
Batting Style
Left Handed
Nationality
New Zealand
Bowling Style
Left-arm medium fast

Neil Wagner is a 34-year-old left-arm fast-medium bowler who has represented New Zealand in international cricket.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
3
-
-

Team played

New Zealand, South African Academy, Essex, Lancashire, Northern Districts, Northamptonshire, Northerns, New Zealand A, Titans, Otago, New Zealand XI

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
2
2
0
26
20
13
23
113.04
0
0
3
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
Test
55
69
19
695
66*
13.9
1417
49.05
0
1
78
26
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
2
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
Test
55
99
11577
5883
219
7/39
3.05
26.86
52.86
12
8
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Test Career

Wagner has played 48 matches and taken 206 wickets at an average of 26.60 with the best bowling in an innings of 7/39. He has also scored 575 runs at an average of 12.50 with the highest score of 47. He played his first game against the West Indies in North Sound in July 2012. In February 2014, New Zealand hosted India in Auckland in the 1st match of a series on India’s tour of New Zealand. New Zealand batted first and scored 503. When India batted, Wagner took 4/64 to help bowl them out for 202. The Kiwis did not enforce the follow-on and were themselves bowled out for 105 in their second outing. Chasing 407 to win, India could manage only 366 with Wagner returning figures of 4/62 this time around. In the first match of a series on New Zealand’s tour of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in July 2016, Wagner took 6/41 to help dismiss the hosts for 164 in their first innings. The Kiwis replied with 576/6 declared before bowling out Zimbabwe for 295, in which Wagner took 2/62, and winning by an innings and 117 runs. Wagner registered his best bowling figures of 7/39 to help bowl out the West Indies for 134 in Wellington in December 2017, in the first match of a series on the West Indies’ tour of New Zealand. New Zealand replied with a score of 520/9 declared before bowling out the tourists for 319 in their second knock to register an innings victory. Wagner took 2/102 in the West Indies’ second outing to aggregate 9 wickets in the match. With bowling figures of 4/28 and 5/45, Wagner helped bowl out Bangladesh for 211 and 209 in Wellington in March 2019, in the 2nd Test of a series on Bangladesh’s tour of New Zealand. He paved the way for New Zealand, who scored 432/6 declared, to win by an innings and 12 runs. Wagner took 3/90 in Mount Maunganui in November 2019 to help bowl out England for 353 in the first innings of the match. After New Zealand had replied with 615/9 declared, Wagner’s 5/44 in England’s second innings helped dismiss the tourists for 197 to enable New Zealand to win by an innings and 65 runs. Neil last appeared in a Test against India in Christchurch in February 2020.