Mitchell Santner Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Mitchell Santner

Mitchell Josef Santner is bowling all-rounder, slow left-arm orthodox bowler, and left-handed batsman. Mitch Santner is known as Santa Claws for his nickname. He was born on February 5, 1992, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. Mitch Santner plays international cricket for New Zealand National Team and has represented NZ in all formats of the International Cricket Council. Santner plays domestic cricket for Northern Districts cricket. Santner was put forward to play the role of left-arm spinner following the retirement of Daniel Vettori after the 2015 World Cup. In April 2019, he was named in New Zealand squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Santner made his One Day International and T20 International against England as of NZ tour of England 2015. He picked up his maiden wicket when he trapped his fellow debutant Sam Billings for 3. Santner hit 28 runs off Adil Rashid in one over, which is the highest ever runs scored in England in a single over. He became the first-ever batsman to hit a boundary off the very first ball he faced as a debutant in a day/night Test match against Australia.

Santner has played for Derbyshire during the English County Championship in 2018 and in the same year he cancelled the contract with Chennai Super Kings for the Indian Premier League due to his knee injury. Playing for Chennai Super Kings he hit a 6 from the last ball of the match to defeat the Rajasthan Royals. Playing for Chennai Super Kings he hit a 6 from the last ball of the match to defeat the Rajasthan Royals.

Mitchell Santner Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 17593144
Runs Scored5358261971798
100s/50s-/2-/211/2
Highest736737118
6s/4s10/6924/585/1723/242
Batting Averages25.4727.5315.1529.47
Strike Rate42.4989.58123.1247.88
Balls Bowled2,7022,6775936087
Wickets34633470
Bowling Averages37.0534.7121.1432.16
5-Wickets Haul11
Best Bowling3/605/504/115/50
Catches/Stumps7/–22/–12/–36/–
ICC Batting Rankings –82
ICC Bowling Rankings2413

Mitchell Santner Profile 

Full NameMitchell Josef Santner
Date of Birth5 February 1992 Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Current Age27
Height——
NicknameSanta Claws
T-Shirt No.74
Playing RollAll-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
Test Debut27 November 2015 v Australia (cap 268)
ODI Debut9 June 2015 v England (cap 184)
T20 Debut23 June 2015 v England
Last Test9 December 2017 v West Indies
Last ODI20 February 2019 v Bangladesh
Last T2010 February 2019 v India
Twitter @mitchellsantner
Instagram@mitchsantner
Major Teams New Zealand, Chennai Super Kings, New Zealand Masters, Northern Districts, Northern Districts A, Northern Districts Under-19s