Rodney Redmond: One Test Wonder Never Again in the Reckoning for a Test berth Tauheed Ahmad June 23, 2017 Sports 410 Rodney Redmond was a tall, aggressive opening batsman as well as a useful slow left-armer and a sound fielder. At the age of 28 he came into New Zealand squad for the third Test against Pakistan at Auckland in 1972-73, he cracked 107 and 56 giving him a Test batting average of 81.50. His century included 5 successive fours off a Majid Khan over and came at almost a run-a-ball. He also played two One Day Internationals for New Zealand managed just 3 runs. He was an automatic choice for the 1973 squad to tour England. But he struggle on his form on the trip was poor – he managed 483 runs at 28.41 and did not play in any of the Tests. He subsequently missed the 1973-74 season, was never again in the reckoning for a Test berth and played only two more summers before retiring. Related PostsKey Moments of England v India, 3rd Investec Test, Ageas Bowl, 27,28,29,30,31 July 2014 (5-day match) 2014Cuts and Glances of Martin Crowe An honest, Unflinching CricketerFirst Time in Test Cricket History, Two Last Wicket Stands Put up on Century Partnerships Most half-centuries in a calendar year, in Tests and ODIs?Oldest man to make his ODI debut for a Test-playing country? Played most Test matches without ever bowling? England Youngest Player in Test Match, One-day International & T20I Player Played his First Four Tests against Four Different Countries. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.