Stephen Fleming (Former New Zealand Cricket Coach) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Updated on: Aug 9, 2019 5:47 pm IST

  • Stephen Fleming is one of the most successful captains of New Zealand and a very talented batsman who plays remarkable shots like cover drive, cut shots and straight drive. And was higher run-getter in Tests and ODIs. Till now he scored 7172 test runs including 9tons and 46 fifties and 8037 ODI runs.

    In 007, he announced his retirement from ODI’s and Test captaincy. And after being played for Indian Premier League, he announced his international retirement.

     

    Name: Stephen Fleming

    Nickname: Flem, Donkey

    Role: Batsman

    Cricket Career

    Picture Source: TREML/AFP/Getty Images)

    International Debut

    Test: vs. India at Seddon Park, Mar 19, 1994 

    ODI: vs. India at McLean Park, Mar 25, 1994

    T20I: vs. Australia at Eden Park, Feb 17, 2005

    IPL Debut: vs. Delhi Capitals at MA Chidambaram Stadium, May 02, 2008

    Jersey Number: #7

    Career Turning Point: He gives his careers best in the year 1996, Maiden Test century against England. 

    Major Teams: New Zealand, Canterbury, Chennai Super Kings, ICC World XI, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Wellington, Yorkshire

    Records 

    • The second most Capped ODI captain just behind Ricky Ponting.
    • The most catch by a fielder in Tests in 1997.
    • He is a first batsman who scored 90 in his ODI debut.
    • Also, he holds the record for a highest batting strike rate of 281.81 in test innings.
    • He played 279 ODI matches and scored 8007 runs.

    Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

    Picture Source: Unknown

    Marital Status: Married 

    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

    Wife: Kelly Payne

    Marriage Date: 09th May 2007

    Children: Tayla (Daughter Born in 2006), Cooper (Son Born in 2008)

    Net Worth

    The US $ 25Million

    Controversies

    He was alleged for smoking marijuana with his teammates Dion Nash and Matthew Hart in the year 1995.

    Physical Appearance

    Picture Source: Unknown

    Height (approx.): 6ft 2in

    Weight (approx.): 80kg 

    Eye Colour: Dark Brown 

    Hair Colour: Dark Brown 

    Personal Life

    Date of Birth: 1st April 1973

    Age (as of May 2019): 44 Years

    Birth Place: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 

    Nationality: New Zealander (Kiwi)

    Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aries 

    School: Waltham Primary School and Cashmere High School 

    College: Christchurch Teacher’s College 

    Educational Qualifications: Two Year degree in Physical Education 

    Signature: 

    Stephen Fleming's Signature

    Family

    Father: Gary Kirk 

    Mother: Pauline Fleming 

    Sister: NA 

    Brother: NA

    Coach/Mentor: NA

    Religion: Roman Catholic 

    Address: Bradford West Yorkshire BD5, UK 

    Preferences/Favourite

    Hobbies: Playstation, Reading and Playing Golf 

    Cricketers: Rahul Dravid, Sir Richard John Hadlee 

    Food: Japanese Tepanyaki 

     

    Lesser Known Facts

    Picture Source: IANS
    • His mother takes care of him in the absence of his father.
    • His father supports him in his career and also played with him in a senior rugby match.
    • In the year 1994, he played his debut match against India and scored 94 and becomes the man of the match.
    • He was one of the most successful captains which he proved in September 2000 after a victory over Zimbabwe.
    • Moreover, he gave resign as a captain on 24th April 2007.
    • And took his retirement on 26th March 2008 from international cricket.

     

    Also, Read

    Devendra Bishoo (West Indies Cricketer) Biography by Clicking Here

    Previous Article
    Next Article