Cricket New Zealand’s former test skipper great John Reid lost his life at 92

John Reid, the former skipper of New Zealand during the test matches. In a tournament against West Indies in 1956, in New Zealand. NZ won that game making John the first captain to gain victory at home. And then in a tournament against South Africa at the venue of South Africa, again NZ won the game making John the first captain to gain victory away from home. 

In 1949, he entered international cricket for New Zealand. At that time, he was just 19-year-old. He was one of the best All-rounders. He had good strength to hit the ball very hard.

Unfortunately, New Zealand Cricket has disclosed the death of John Reid. He lost his life at an age of 92. However, the cause of death was still not revealed. 

He had played a total of 58 test matches out of which he commanded in 34 games. 

He has made a total sum of 3,428 runs. This record includes six centuries as well as he acquired around 85 wickets.

It is said that he might have built more records and other achievements. In a test game against India which was being held in Calcutta, he struck four sixes on the very first dawn of the game. And that it becomes a burden when it’s all on you and that can bring you down

He played an astonishing knock of 296 while playing for Wellington in a game against Northern Districts. Along with Batting and bowling, John also knew how to wicket keep. 

David white stated that John Reid is Colin Meads for the Kiwis. He said that while comparing him to the incredible rugby player. John will stay in the hearts of everyone in the nation, as he had been finding ways to counter with everything that came in the path.

He’s ideal for many youngsters. Many of them matured watching him play for New Zealand. 

He later became a selector for the New Zealand team, as well as manager and a referee in many matches for ICC. He was a great person. He was loved by millions. With his batting and bowling, he had received a lot of affection.

New Zealand Cricket stated that a memorial service has been organized for the legend John Reid at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Hope that the update was intriguing for you. Do share your point of view with us and stay connected for more information.

mm
Nitish
hi myself Nitish I am a content writer and a web designer hope u all like my work

Related Stories

Happy birthday, Nuwan Pradeep! He affected the 10,000th LBW in the history of Test cricket, dismissing Hashim Amla in Port Elizabeth in 2016

On the 19th of October(Monday) Sri Lankan cricket player, Nuwan Pradeep turned 34. Got sundry of wishes from his fans including International Cricket Councils...

Ravi Shastri The foremost Indian Cricketer to have crashed 6 sixes in an over.

BOMBAY VS BARODA In an Indian Domestic game. Ravi Shastri had struck 6 sixes in an over. The game was between Bombay and Baroda. Toss...

Sachin Tendulkar’s Test Match Average Is Less Than That Of Vinod Kambli!

Hello, dear Cricky Lovers! Welcome back to the island of cricket news! Have you ever read or heard about the comparisons between two mind-blowing...

Ravi Shastri, ML Jaisimha and Cheteshwar Pujara are the only Indian players who have had batted for five days of a Test

There are three formats in Cricket. Test games are one of them. It is usually played for 4-5 days. 1877 was the year in...

Shahid Afridi Hit His Fastest ODI Century With Tendulkar’s Bat!

A warm welcome to our die-hard fans of cricket! We always heard about the rebels of India and Pakistan but today we’ll bring you...

On This Day in 1986 Allan Border scored the millionth run in test cricket

Cricket and its records: Cricket over the years has been filled with a lot of runs scored and wickets taken. Many players have achieved tremendous...

Ganguly confirmed, India will play day-night test against Australia in Adelaide

India vs Australia popularly also known as the Border Gavaskar Trophy is known for creating many records over the years both ways i.e. when...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

Ravi Shastri The foremost Indian Cricketer to have crashed 6 sixes in an over.

BOMBAY VS BARODA In an Indian Domestic game. Ravi Shastri...

Sachin Tendulkar’s Test Match Average Is Less Than That Of Vinod Kambli!

Hello, dear Cricky Lovers! Welcome back to the island...