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List of famous cricket players from New Zealand, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. New Zealand has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers. These are some of the best Kiwi cricket players to ever live, so if you're a native of New Zealand and are aspiring to play cricket professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular cricket player from New Zealand then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Players on this list include Don Beard and Tarun Nethula.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Kiwi cricket players?" and "Which cricket players are from New Zealand?"

You can click on the names of these legendary cricket players of New Zealand in order to get more information about each one. If you play cricket or just love the sport then use this list of talented Kiwi cricket players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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age 39
Aaron James Redmond is an Australian-born New Zealand international cricketer. He was a member of the Otago cricket team, competing in the State Championship, State Shield and State Twenty20 ...more
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Dorian Ulrey
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age 26
Adam Fraser Milne is a New Zealand cricket player. He is a right-arm fast bowler who bats in the lower order. He debuted for the New Zealand Cricket Team in 2010, and although expensive his pace ...more
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age 47
Adam Craig Parore is a former wicket-keeper and batsman for the New Zealand cricket team. He played 78 Test cricket matches for New Zealand and 179 One Day International cricket matches. ...more
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Alan Preston Died at 72 (1932-2004)
Alan Herbert Preston was a New Zealand football player and cricketer who represented the New Zealand national football team and played 38 first-class matches for Wellington and two for the North ...more
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Alby Roberts Died at 69 (1909-1978)
Albert William Roberts was a New Zealand cricketer who played in five Tests from 1930 to 1937.
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Alec Astle age 69
Alec Morrison Astle is a former New Zealand cricketer who played two first-class matches for the Central Districts Stags in the 1978–79 and he also played for Manawatu in the Hawke Cup. He was ...more
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Alex O'Dowd age 51
Alexander Patrick O'Dowd is a cricketer from New Zealand. A right-handed batsman, he made 17 appearances in first-class cricket, 14 of them for Auckland between 1991 and the end of 1993 and ...more
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Alex Tait age 46
Alex Ross Tait is a New Zealand cricket player. He played in five One Day Internationals for New Zealand in the late 1990s. In 1996-97 Tait took 9/48 in the first innings and 16/130 in the match ...more
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Allan Holmes Died at 64 (1845-1909)
Allan Holmes was an Australian-born New Zealand cricketer who played for Otago. He was a barrister at the Supreme Court. Holmes was born in Geelong in 1845. He received his education at the ...more
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Allen Lissette Died at 54 (1919-1973)
Allen Fisher Lissette was a New Zealand cricketer who played in two Tests in 1956.
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age 43
Andre Ryan Adams is a New Zealand cricketer of Caribbean descent. A bowling all-rounder, Andre Adams added a touch of dash to New Zealand's batting armoury in the one day format with his ...more
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Andrew Ellis age 36
Andrew Malcolm Ellis is a first-class cricketer who has played 26 State Championship games for Canterbury, up to the end of the 2006/7 season. A right-handed batsman and right arm fast medium ...more
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Andrew Hodgson age 77
Andrew Sabin Hodgson is a former New Zealand born South African cricketer. Hodgson was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. Hodgson made his first-class debut for Western ...more
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age 59
Andrew Howard Jones is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 39 Tests and 87 ODIs from 1987 to 1995. He played for three provinces during his domestic career: Central Districts Stags, ...more
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age 38
Andrew Keoghan is a New Zealand musician and songwriter.
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Andrew Penn age 44
Andrew Jonathan Penn is a former New Zealand cricketer. He played five One Day Internationals but never played a Test for New Zealand. Penn made three overseas tours with New Zealand, and these ...more
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Andrew Roberts Died at 42 (1947-1989)
Andrew Duncan Glenn Roberts in Te Aroha was a New Zealand cricketer who died suddenly at the age of 42. Roberts also played for Bay of Plenty in the Hawke Cup. Andrew was a full time member of ...more
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Andy McKay age 38
Andrew John McKay is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for the Wellington Firebirds in the State Championship, having moved from the Auckland Aces for the 2009–10 season. He was born in
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age 67
Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton "Andy" Roberts, KNH is a former Antiguan and West Indian cricketer. He was a fast bowler, twice taking seven wickets in an innings of a Test match. In ...more
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Anthony Govorko age 47
Anthony Govorko is a Croatian cricket player.
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age 36
Anthony James Harris is a New Zealand cricketer who played two first-class matches for the Otago Volts in the State Championship in 2005. He also plays for Central Otago in the Hawke Cup. He was ...more
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Anthony Short age 65
Anthony Warren Short is a former New Zealand cricketer who played three first class cricket matches and a single one day match for Central Districts between 1978 and 1980. A right-handed ...more
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Died at 57 (1942-1999)
Barbara Lynette Bevege, known as Barb, was an international cricketer who played 5 Test matches for New Zealand. She was the first woman to score both a test century and a One Day International ...more
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Barry Hadlee age 77
Barry George Hadlee is a former cricketer from New Zealand. He was a right-handed opening batsman. In a first-class career lasting from 1961-62 to 1980-81, he represented Canterbury 84 times. ...more