Kieran Noema-Barnett

Country: New Zealand
Born: June 04, 1987, Dunedin, Otago
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Kieran Noema-Barnett Bio

Kieran Noema-Barnett, a talented cricketer hailing from New Zealand, is known for his hard-hitting batting style and his effective all-round abilities on the field. Born on May 8, 1987, Noema-Barnett’s cricketing journey has taken him across different leagues and teams, showcasing his skill and passion for the sport.

Having represented New Zealand Under 19 team, Noema-Barnett caught the attention of selectors and fans alike with his impressive performances. However, with his British passport through his English father, he made a pivotal decision at the end of the 2014 season by signing a contract with Gloucestershire, a county cricket team in England. It was a difficult choice for him to turn down a new contract and return to his native New Zealand, but the allure of his homeland and an attractive job opportunity proved too tempting to resist.

Prior to his stint with Gloucestershire, Noema-Barnett showcased his talent for Central Districts, a team in New Zealand. Playing in the HRV Cup campaign in the 2009-2010 season, he played a vital role in their success. His strong performance with the ball earned him a spot in Central Districts’ squad for the Champions League. In December 2010, he achieved a remarkable feat by setting the record for the fastest half-century in New Zealand domestic T20, scoring 50 runs off just 14 balls.

Although his passion and talent were evident in limited-overs cricket, Noema-Barnett aimed to establish himself in the longer format of the game as well. In 2011, he scored his maiden first-class century for Central Districts, despite expressing discontent as it came in a format that didn’t suit his playing style. As he aimed for higher honors, he was replaced as captain of Central Districts in 2013, allowing him to focus on breaking into the New Zealand national side.

However, Noema-Barnett made a pivotal choice to sign on as a local player at Gloucestershire, subsequently ending his chances of representing New Zealand. Although this decision may have hindered his international aspirations, it provided him with the opportunity to shine in English cricket. Known for his performances in the shorter formats, Noema-Barnett displayed his capabilities while representing Gloucestershire. In the 2017 season, he played a memorable inning against local rivals Somerset, smashing 33 runs off just 18 balls.

In 2018, Noema-Barnett enjoyed one of his best seasons. He topped the batting averages for Gloucestershire in the Championship, impressively averaging 28.29 in the T20 Blast with a strike rate of 172. His consistent and quick-scoring abilities played a significant role in securing victories for his team.

Kieran Noema-Barnett has proven himself as a talented cricketer, capable of producing impactful performances with both bat and ball. His decision to pursue opportunities in England’s county cricket may have altered his international prospects, but it has provided him with invaluable experiences and moments to cherish. As he continues his cricketing journey, fans around the world eagerly await his next hard-hitting knock and all-round contributions on the field.

Kieran Noema-Barnett Career Stats

Kieran Noema-Barnett Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 87 131 19 3243 108 28.95 6326 51.26 4 18 407 42 49 0
List A 84 68 8 1528 81* 25.46 1591 96.04 0 9 134 61 38 0
T20s 136 117 21 1700 58 17.7 1262 134.7 0 6 114 98 23 0

Kieran Noema-Barnett Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 87 132 9691 4507 131 4/20 6/29 34.4 2.79 73.9 3 0 0
List A 84 66 2525 2221 53 3/26 3/26 41.9 5.27 47.6 0 0 0
T20s 136 91 1291 1924 54 3/10 3/10 35.62 8.94 23.9 0 0 0

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