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Aimee Watkins
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Personal information
Full name
Aimee Louise Watkins
Born (1982-10-11) 11 October 1982 (age 41)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
  • New Zealand (2002–2011)
Test debut (cap 122) 27 November 2003 v India
Last Test 21 August 2004 v England
ODI debut (cap 87) 20 February 2002 v Australia
Last ODI 7 July 2011 v India
T20I debut (cap 10) 5 August 2004 v England
Last T20I 27 June 2011 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998/99–2010/11 Central Districts
2004 Sussex
2010 Devon
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I WLA
Matches 2 103 36 237
Runs scored 15 1,889 772 5,094
Batting average 7.50 21.71 23.39 26.53
100s/50s 0/0 2/6 0/3 5/19
Top score 14 111 89* 188
Balls bowled 249 4,394 507 10,436
Wickets 3 92 22 249
Bowling average 35.00 31.08 23.59 25.04
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/68 4/2 3/8 5/25
Catches/stumpings 2/– 37/– 14/– 102/–
Source: CricketArchive, 9 April 2021

Aimee Louise Watkins (née Mason; born 11 October 1982) is a New Zealand former cricketer who played as an all-rounder.

Career

Watkins appeared in 2 Test matches, 103 One Day Internationals and 36 Twenty20 Internationals for New Zealand between 2002 and 2011. She played domestic cricket for Central Districts, as well as spending seasons with Sussex and Devon.

Born in New Plymouth, Watkins is a left-handed batter and right arm off spin bowler. She was New Zealand's leading wicket-taker at the 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup with 11, including a best performance of 4 for 2 against South Africa.

Watkins along with Suzie Bates holds the record for the highest 2nd wicket partnership in WT20I history (118*)

She became captain of New Zealand following the 2009 World Cup upon the retirement of Haidee Tiffen.

In June 2011, she announced her retirement from international cricket.

One Day International centuries

Aimee Watkins's One-Day International centuries
# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year
1 102 58  Australia Australia Darwin, Australia Gardens Oval 2007
2 111 64  England England Blackpool, England Stanley Park 2007

See also

  • List of centuries in women's One Day International cricket
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