Who is Tom Blundell? An Un capped wicket keeper batsman ICC CWC 2019 NZ Team. Tom Blundell is chosen as second wicket keeper with Tom Latham for ICC CWC 2019 New Zealand Cricket Team Players. Tom Blundell got spot in NZ ICC CWC squad after injury of Tim Seifert.
How Tom Blundell been selected for ICC CWC 2019?
Tom Blundell was wicketkeeper-batsman who was part of NZ Under-19 squad in 2010. He was along with two other Wicketkepper Dane Cleaver and Latham. He played only one match in U-19 cricket World Cup 2010.In 2012, he Joined Essex League in England.He made debut for Plunket Shield in 2013.In 2016-17. Plunket Shield season he scored 656 run in 15 innings with average of 54.66.
He took 10 catches vs Centerbury at the Basin Reserve in November 2017. When test Wicket keeper BJ Walting injured he got opportunity of playing for NZ test match. He made debut in test at the Basin Reserve Tom Blundell created history when he scored century at test debut.He became fourth wicket keeper who has scored a century at Test Debut.Other three are Brendon Kuruppu, Romesh Kaluwitharana and Matt Prior.
In Super Smash season 2016-17 he scored 243 runs in 9 innings.He hit 8
sixes in 2018-19 season in Super Smash. Only 8 New Zealand have made ODI debut in ICC CWC history. Danny Morison and Andrew Jones.In 32 years he will be first to ODI debut in ICC Cricket World Cup for New Zealand team. In last world Cup Andre Russel and Kieron Pollrd, Imran Tahir and Ajay Jadeja.
Tom Blundell Test and T20 Debut
Test debut-december 1-4 , 2017.
T20I debut -Jan8, 2017.
He has played 41 T20 matches and scored 779 runs with average of 24.34 and SR of 124.83.In 40 List matches ahe scored 762 runs with SRof 78.88 and hit 3 fifties.