Colin de Grandhomme
(New Zealand Cricketer)

Colin de Grandhomme is one of those cricketers who were late bloomers. It took him some time to make significant impact on the cricketing world, but once the world had witness how useful he is, it was apparent he’s one of a kind. An explosive all-rounder, he can do it all. Extremely skillful with the ball coupled with batting heroics make him an impactful player for any team he represents.

Colin de Grandhomme
Nickname:Dutchy, The Big Man
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
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Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’0″
Weight (approx.):80 kg
Eye Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Colour:Brown
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Personal Life
Date of Birth:July 22, 1986
Age (as on 2018):31 years
Birth Place:Harare, Zimbabwe
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Cancer
Nationality:New Zealander
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Family
Father:Laurence Leonard de Grandhomme
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Religion:Christianity
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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:vs Pakistan at Christchurch, November 17, 2016
ODI:vs South Africa at Auckland, March 3, 2012
T20: vs Zimbabwe at Auckland, February 11, 2012
Jersey Number:#71 New Zealand, Domestic
Domestic/State Team:Auckland, Kolkata Knight Riders
Nature on field:Assured
Likes to play against:South Africa
Favourite Shot:Slog Sweep
Career Turning Point
  • In 2006 he moved to New Zealand from Zimbabwe and soon became part of Auckland cricket team.

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Preferences
Hobbies:Travelling, Reading
Favourite Batsmen:Laurence de Grandhomme
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Favourite sports personalities:Laurence de Grandhomme
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
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Earnings
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IPL earnings:2.2 crore INR ($320,256)

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Awards and recognitions
  • He became the second fastest New Zealand cricketer to score a century in ODI, when he did in 2017 against West Indies in 71 balls

 

Lesser Known Facts
  • He has represented Zimbabwe in Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • His father Laurence de Grandhomme was a cricketer for Zimbabwe.