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Will Young, the Match Winner of New Zealand

Man of the Match, Will Young, NZ vs BAN, 3rd ODI of 3, 2023!

New Zealand and Bangladesh compete in the ODI series of 3 Matches. From which the 1st ODI was abandoned without any result due to rain. However, the 2nd ODI was won by New Zealand amazingly. Now, the 3rd ODI is the final step towards the lead for both teams.

Finally, after a thrilling Match New Zealand won this 3rd ODI with exceptional grace and won by 7 wickets. Will Young becomes the Man of the Match for his crucial 70 runs in 80 balls. He along with Henry Nichols provide a great Strength to the NZ team to win this Series.

Will Young
Will Young

Personal Information

Will was born in New Plymouth, New Zealand on November 22, 1992. Also, the New Zealand team has a gem in the name of William Alexander Young from 2020. Previously he worked as a Captain for the New Zealand Under-19 Cricket team for ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Full NameWilliam Alexander Young
DOBNovember 22,1992
Place of birthNew Plymouth, New Zealand 
Height6 ft 2 inches
Batting Style Right-hand Batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
Role in the teamTop-Order Batsman
Personal Details

International Career of Will Young

Will’s international Career starts in 2020 with the debut in the Test Match against West Indies. Furthermore, he was also among the players of the New Zealand team who won the 2019/2021 ICC World test Championship.

Later in 2021, he appeared in the ODI Cricket for New Zealand team against Bangladesh. In addition, his T20I career begins the same year in March 2021 that too against Bangladesh.

Will’s 1st ODI century (103 unbeaten runs) was against Netherlands in the opening match in 2022.

Will Young
Will Young

International Information

National team SideNew Zealand
1st Test December 3, 2020, against West Indies
Last TestFebruary 24, 2023, against England
1st ODIMarch 20, 2021, against Bangladesh
Last ODISeptember 26, 2023, against England
1st T20IMarch 28, 2021, against Bangladesh
Last T20IAugust 20, 2023, against UAE
International Details

Career Statistics

Match CategoryTestODIT20IFC
Total Matches131814115
Scored runs5826662607262
Average of batting26.4544.4020.0040.12
Highest Scores8912053162
Balls bowled18
Total Wickets0
Career Stats

Domestic Career

At domestic level, Will started with the debut in First-Class cricket in 2011 by joining Central Districts. Moreover, he was the captain of the team in 2015. In addition, his team in 2016 won the Ford trophy and in 2018 1st-class Plunket Shield Unbeaten under his captaincy. After the successful domestic career start Will then resigned from captaincy and focused on the international career.

Whereas without playing any match at international level previously, he was provided a central contract for 2019-20 by the New Zealand Cricket team. Also, he played for Nottinghamshire, Durham and Northamptonshire in 2021-2023.

Will Young
Will Young

Domestic Information of Will Young

YearsTeam name
2011-12 to presentCentral Districts
Domestic Details

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