Colin De Grandhomme Age: 34 years
Colin de Grandhomme Age, Biography & Wiki:
Colin De Grandhomme is a Zimbabwean-born New Zealand cricketer. He was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. His date of birth is 22 July 1986. Colin de Grandhomme age is 34 years . He is a Right-handed Batsman. His role in the team is as an all-rounder. See more details, Colin de Grandhomme age, biography & wiki below.
Colin de Grandhomme Family Info:
He was born in Harare, Zimbabwe on 22 July 1986. His father’s name is Laurence de Grandhomme. He is married & his wife & other family member’s names are not known. He belongs to a Christian family. His family moved to New Zealand from Zimbabwe in 2006.
Early Life & Career Beginnings:
De Grandhomme began his career by playing for Manicaland in Zimbabwe. He has played or the Auckland Aces in the State Championship since 2006. He has also played for Zimbabwe by representing the Under-19 T20 Team of Zimbabwe in Bangladesh.
He made his test cricket debut on 17 November 2016 when his team was playing against Pakistan.
He made his ODI debut on 03 February 2012 against South Africa.
He made his T20 international debut on 11 February 2012 against Zimbabwe.
Colin de Grandhomme International Career:
De Grandhomme made his international debut on 11 February 2012 in a Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe. His debut came against South Africa on 3 March 2012 in which he made 36 runs off 36 balls before being run-out by Albie Morkel.
Colin de Grandhomme Batting Career Statistics
Last Update: 26 September 2019
Bowling Career Statistics
Last Update: 26 September 2019
In 2017, against the West Indies, de Grandhomme scored his first Test century. The 71-ball century recorded as the second-fastest century in Test by a New Zealand Batsman.
In 2019, he was named in New Zealand’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Colin de Grandhomme made an impact as a hard hitter very early in his career. He had also shown glimpses of his skills in the longer formats.
Since 2011, he has scored more than 600 runs in the domestic season six times.
He has played for several clubs so far in his career. In 2017, he joined Warwickshire and had a good season.
He played in past for Under-19 and Under-23 as well as Zimbabwe A. He was even part of Zimbabwe’s 2003-04 Under-19 World Cup side. His father Laurence and great-uncle Hilary Bunny had both played for Zimbabwe and Rhodesia.
He plays all forms of cricket. He is an all-rounder of the New Zealand cricket team. Colin de Grandhomme is most attractive to Cricket. His nicknames are Dutchy and The Big Man. He is Christian by religion. He is married. His father died in 2017, was also a famous cricketer. His hobby is traveling.
He plays the role of a right-handed batsman and a disciplined right-arm medium-pace bowler for the team of New Zealand. The great all-rounder left his homeland Zimbabwe for New Zealand in 2006. He plays all formats of the game and has been an asset of the team ever since his debut.
He has now had the Nationality of New Zealand. A bruising, broad-shouldered batsman and a disciplined medium-pace bowler have a big following in the world for his great performances.
Records & Achievements:
- Colin de Grandhomme broke a 65-years old record for the best bowling figures for New Zealand debutant when he picked up 06 wickets for just 41 runs against Pakistan in a Test Match.
- He was awarded at test debut for the man of the match. In this way, he became the fourth player in the history of New Zealand who got an award at his debut performance.
- He has also the 2nd fastest century in a Test match by a New Zealand Batsman.
- He made an impact as a hard hitter very early in his career.
- He scored his maiden Test century against West Indies on 02 December 2017 in just 71 balls. It was the second-fastest Test century by a New Zealand batsman ever.