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|
|Weight (approx.):||80 kg|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth:||July 22, 1986|
|Age (as on 2018):||31 years|
|Birth Place:||Harare, Zimbabwe|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Cancer|
|Father:||Laurence Leonard de Grandhomme|
|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.
|Favourite Batsmen:||Laurence de Grandhomme|
|Favourite Football Team:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||Laurence de Grandhomme|
|Favourite TV Shows:||NA|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|IPL earnings:||2.2 crore INR ($320,256)|
|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.