Henry Michael Nicholls is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays for NZ National Cricket Team. Nicholls was born on November 15, 1991, in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is top order left-handed batsman and occasionally right-arm off-break bowler. Henry has represented New Zealand in all three formats of the International Cricket Council (Test, ODI & T20). He has served New Zealand Team A as captain since 2017.
Henry made his one-day international debut at his home ground Canterbury, Hagley, Oval, Christchurch against Sri Lanka on December 26, 2015. In April 2019, he was named in New Zealand squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Nicholls made his debut in KFC Big Bash for Sydney Thunder during BBL 2016 as a squad replacement for injured Jacques Kallis.
Nicholls appeared in 33 Test matches and scored five centuries and nine half-centuries to his innings. He has 39.7 batting averages and a 49.39 strike rate in test matches. Henry played 49 One Day Internationals scoring a single century and eleven half-centuries to his career. He appeared in five Twenty20 International games and haven’t been so successful.
Nicholls primarily is a Test player who has remarkable stats in first-class and Lists A cricket. He played 81 first-class games scoring over 4600 runs with ten centuries and 26 half-centuries to his career. He smashed 178 as the highest individual innings in List A cricket of NZ. His domestic Twenty20 stats, he scored eight half-centuries with 67* highest innings.
Nicholls scored his maiden One Day International century against Sri Lanka earlier this year in January 2019 when he scored his career-best 124* not out so far. He scored his maiden Test century against South Africa by scoring 118 runs in March 2017 at the Basin Reserve, Willington Cricket Stadium. Nicholls made his T20 International debut against Bangladesh in the 2016 ICC World T20 tournament on March 26, 2016.
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|Full Name||Henry Michael Nicholls|
|Date of Birth||15 November 1991 Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Test Debut||12 February 2016 v Australia (cap 269)|
|ODI Debut||26 December 2015 v Sri Lanka (cap 189)|
|T20 Debut||26 March 2016 v Bangladesh (cap 69)|
|Major Teams||New Zealand, Canterbury, Durham 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Sydney Thunder|