The Champion Quits-Stephen Fleming
Posted by seshdotcom on March 25, 2008
The Greatman’s Debut-After his test Debut Against the India in March 1994 at Hamilton he had every reason to look back at his career and cheer for what he has done to his country with a 92 The match was Drawn and Stephen fleming was Awarded the “Man of the Match”.He also became the Youngest N.Z Captain when he was hardly 24.
Career Timeline :
He was New Zealand’s longest serving Player/skipper inspite of his critics for bad 50-100 conversion ratios he has Played some Sizzlers like the century he Blasted at port of Spain 106*,116* Against Australia at MCG,And 2 Double tons against Srilanka,And there came a Double Basking for Fleming when he Scored 202 against Bangladesh he Surpassed Martin Crowe’s record of 5444 runs for New Zealand.Coming to his One day Innings his best one was 134* which came against South Africa during the 1999 World cup at England(A Saviour Knock in which Mr.Duckworth Poked).
His Unselfishness was brought to the Cricketing world and silenced the critics when he Selflessly declared with 274* against Srilanka he eventhough had chance of reaching 300(A Landmark for any Player).
One day Stats:Matches Played:280,Runs Scored:8037,Avg:32.47
Test match stats: Matches Played:111,Runs:7172,Avg:40.06
He is Arguably the best One day/test Player/Captain and a long serving Captain who can be widely delineated as one of the Greats of the Game.