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Todd Astle Wife, Age, Height, Stats, Teams

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One of the most experienced cricketers in the current group of cricketers representing the New Zealand team, Todd Astle is a leg break bowler. He plays for the Canterbury team in the domestic cricket. Initially he opened the batting for the domestic team, but as his form dipped, he batted in the middle order. Along with the shift in the batting order, he also started to focus on his leg spin bowling. The results were quite impressive, as he picked up 30+ wickets in the 2010 and 2011 season of Plunkett Shield, New Zealand’s Premier first class tournament. These performances catched the attention of the national selectors.

Age

35

Height

6 feet

Date of Birth

September 24, 1986

Teams

New Zealand, Canterbury


Todd Astle Stats

Todd Astle’s first class debut came in 2005, then List A in 2007, and finally played his first T20 match in 2009. He replaced Daniel Vettori in the New Zealand Playing 11 against Sri Lanka in November 2012. Then, Todd made his T20I debut against Pakistan in January 2016. His first appearance in the ODI format was impressive, where he picked up 3 wickets and scored 15 runs against West Indies in December 2017. His best ever figures of 4/13 in the T20 format came in April 2021 against Bangladesh.

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Todd Astle Stats

Format

Wickets

Economy

T20I

7

8.19

ODI

10

5.46

Test

7

3.31


Todd Astle Wife

Todd Astle’s wife name is Kelly Astle, while there are no confirmed reports on their child.


Todd Astle Teams

Todd Astle started his career with the stint in the U 19 World Cup 2005/06. Then, he opted to play for his home team, Canterbury in the domestic cricket. He tried with all his efforts for around 6 years banging the door of the selectors. He was finally handed debut in 2012 with the national team. Till date, he has not participated in any of the T20 tournaments overseas.

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In First Class Cricket, Todd Astle has picked up 334 wickets, 98 wickets in the List A cricket for Canterbury. With age not much on his side, Todd would look to play his best innings in the later part of his career.

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