Chris Cairns (New Zealand Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More
Updated on: Aug 9, 2019 5:34 pm IST
Chris Cairns one of the best all-rounder from New Zealand. He can win the match with both Bat and Ball. He faced a lot of controversies and injuries in his career. Also, he battles his allegation on match-fixing. The cricket was in his blood as his father was an all-rounder who represented New Zealand in 43 tests and 78 One-day Internationals (ODI’s).
Hw also played rugby as a youngster and was named in the New Zealand Under-17 reserve side for their series in the late 1980s.
Name: Chris Cairns
Test: vs. Australia at W.A.C.A Ground, Nov 24, 1989
ODI: vs. England at Basin Reserve, Feb 13, 1991
T20I: vs. Australia at Eden Park, Feb 17, 2005
Jersey Number: #6
Career Turning Point: When he was in his excellent form with the bat and scored 102 against India in the 2000 ICC knockout trophy final.
Major Teams: New Zealand, Canterbury, Chandigarh Lions, ICC World XI, Northern Districts, Nottinghamshire
- He is the in the eight all-rounder players who reached 200 wicket and 3000 runs.
- Also, he held the world record of most sixes in a test match before Adam Gilchrist.
- Another big performance by Chris when he scored 158 in 172 bowls against South Africa’s test in the year 2004.
- An aggressive batting held him a record of fastest century in just 75 balls before Corey Anderson who scored in only 36 balls.
- Moreover, In the year 1999, he gives a career-best figure of 7/27 against West Indies.
Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Melanie Croser (Second Wife)
Marriage Date: NA
Awards and recognitions
He won 9 Man of the Match Awards.
He was alleged for match-fixing in Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2008. But he won the case against Lalit Modi who tweeted for him and alleged him.
Height (approx.): 6ft 2in
Weight (approx.): NA
Eye Colour: NA
Hair Colour: Brown
Date of Birth: 13th June 1970
Age (as of May 2019): 49 Years
Birth Place: Picton, Marlborough
Nationality: New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: NA
Educational Qualifications: NA
Father: BL Cairns
Sister: Hana Rae
Address: Picton, New Zealand
Lesser Known Facts
- His father was also an all-rounder who represents his country in 43 tests and 78 ODI
- He was named in the Under 17s series in the 1980s.
- Also, he declared his retirement in the year 2002 while playing against England, was not productive in the batting but took five wickets in 5 overs.
- He played his last T20 match against West Indies at Eden Park.
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