Hamish Rutherford

Hamish Rutherford
Personal information
Full name Hamish Duncan Rutherford
Born (1989-04-27) 27 April 1989
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Opening batsman
Relations K. R. Rutherford (father)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 260) 6 March 2013 v England
Last Test 3 January 2015 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 179) 20 February 2013 v England
Last ODI 31 October 2013 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
2009–present Otago (squad no. 7)
2013 Essex
2015–present Derbyshire
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 16 4 56 47
Runs scored 755 15 3,534 1,338
Batting average 26.96 3.75 35.69 29.08
100s/50s 1/1 0/0 8/16 3/8
Top score 171 11 239 110
Balls bowled 6 84 12
Wickets 0 0 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 11/– 2/– 43/– 13/–
Source: CricketArchive, 25 August 2015

Hamish Duncan Rutherford (born 27 April 1989) is a New Zealand cricketer who plays first class cricket for Otago and represents New Zealand in international cricket. A left-handed batsman, occasional left-arm spin bowler and Twenty20 specialist, Rutherford is the son of former New Zealand Test captain Ken Rutherford and nephew of Ian Rutherford.[1] He scored a century (171) on his Test match debut against England, which is the seventh-highest score on debut.[2][3] It is also second on the list for a left-handed debutant and a test opener on debut, in both cases behind Jacques Rudolph.[4] It has been announced that Rutherford will be playing for Auckland in the 2015-16. He signed a contract extension with Derbyshire in 2015 for the 2016 Season.[5]

Test cricket centuries

Hamish Rutherford Test Centuries
No. Score Against Test Venue Date Result Ref
1 171  England 1 University Oval, Dunedin 8 March 2013 Drawn [6]

International Awards

Twenty20 International Cricket

Man of the Match Awards

# Series Season Match Performance Result
1 New Zealand vs England in England 2013 62 (35 balls: 6x4, 4x6)  New Zealand won by 5 runs.[7]

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