Colin Munro is a New Zealand international cricketer, based on South Africa. He is known for being an all rounder player. Munro represented New Zealand in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Sri Lanka in 2006.
|DATE OF BIRTH
|11th MARCH 1987
|NATAL, DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
|AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND
|MAIDSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL IN TONGAAT GLENDALE BOARDING SCHOOL, DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
PAKURANGA COLLEGE, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
|LISTENING TO MUSIC
|BATSMAN – JACQUES KALLIS, BOWLER – DALE STEYN
|IN CENTIMTER – 178 CM IN METER – 1.78 CM IN INCHES AND FEET – 5’10”
|IN KILOGRAM – 70 KGS IN POUNDS – 154 POUNDS
Colin Munro in a cricketer (all rounder) based in South Africa, although he plays for Auckland, New zealand cricket team.
Munro is married to Tehere Munro, who is a nurse. The couple are parents to two children – a son, Conor and a daughter, Chloe Munro.
Not much is known is about his parents. He has a brother – Brett Munro, who is also a cricketer.
Colin Munro made his debut in the Test match on 11th january 2013 with New Zealand Vs. South Africa in Port Elizabeth, in ODI match on 22nd January 2013 with New Zealand Vs. South Africa in Kimberly and in T20 match, 21st December 2020, with New Zealand Vs. South Africa in Durban.
He was selected for the New Zealand Test Cricket team to play South Africa in the 2nd Test of the NZ team’s tour after an injury to James Franklin. This made him New Zealand Test Cricketer number #258.
Munro was added to the series against Sri Lanka, after a great domestic season. He played the last ODI and 2 T20Is in the series.
On 4 November 2017, in the second T20I of the Indian tour, Colin Munro scored his second Twenty20 International century, becoming the second New Zealander (after McCullum) and fourth overall to score two T20I centuries.
LESSER KNOWN FACTS
- In May 2018, Colin Munro was one of twenty players to be awarded a new contract for the 2018–19 season by New Zealand Cricket.
- Colin Munro was lifted to opening batting position during the ODI series against India, and he had good fortunes in the opening slot in a few matches.
- He was also named in the T20 XI of the year 2018 by Cricinfo.
- Colin Munro’s Jersey number is #82 (New Zealand) and #82 (IPL, County Cricket)