Tim McIntosh

Country: New Zealand
Born: December 04, 1979, Auckland
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Playing role: Batter

Tim McIntosh Bio

Timothy Gavin McIntosh, born on September 6, 1979, is a former New Zealand cricket player and a left-handed opening batsman. Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, McIntosh’s journey to international cricket was an inspiring tale of perseverance and dedication.

McIntosh began his cricketing journey at the age of 19 when he made his debut for Auckland in the 1998-99 season. However, due to stiff competition and limited opportunities, McIntosh played only a few matches in his first two seasons. Despite the initial setbacks, McIntosh’s determination to succeed never wavered.

Over the next three seasons, McIntosh exhibited exceptional consistency and marked himself as a standout performer for the Aces. In the 2002-03 season, he amassed an impressive 820 runs at an average of 58.57. This remarkable performance brought him to the attention of the national selectors, who were in search of talented players to strengthen New Zealand’s struggling top order.

In the year 2004-05, McIntosh’s journey took an unexpected turn as he shifted to Canterbury. Although the season proved to be forgettable for him, fate had some irony in store. During that very season, McIntosh achieved his highest first-class score of 268, a remarkable feat that came against his own team, Canterbury.

However, it was during the 2008-09 season that McIntosh truly rose to prominence. His consistent performances at the domestic level caught the attention of the national selectors once again, who were determined to revamp the struggling New Zealand top order. McIntosh received his maiden call-up to the New Zealand Test squad to face the touring West Indians.

Making his debut nervously in Dunedin, McIntosh soon showcased his true potential in the following game in Napier. He displayed immense patience and resilience, scoring his maiden Test century. McIntosh’s patient approach and his ability to provide a solid start to the innings earned him recognition as a four-day specialist, following in the footsteps of his mentor, Mark Richardson.

Throughout his cricketing career, McIntosh’s commitment to the game remained unflinching. He continued to excel at the domestic level, representing Auckland and other teams with distinction. Known for his disciplined approach and defensive technique, McIntosh earned respect not only for his impressive batting skills but also for his unwavering dedication to the sport.

After a career spanning over a decade, McIntosh eventually decided to retire from international cricket in search of new endeavors. He bid farewell to the game, leaving behind a legacy that inspired aspiring cricketers to strive for excellence and remain resilient even in the face of adversity.

Today, Timothy Gavin McIntosh’s contribution to New Zealand cricket is revered and fondly remembered. His name remains etched in the annals of cricketing history, and his journey serves as a timeless tale of determination and perseverance.

Tim McIntosh Career Stats

Tim McIntosh Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 17 33 2 854 136 27.54 2359 36.2 2 4 98 7 10 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 131 229 19 7169 268 34.13 - - 19 33 - - 130 0
List A 53 52 1 1545 161 30.29 - - 3 8 - - 28 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Tim McIntosh Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 131 - 346 190 0 - - - 3.29 - 0 0 0
List A 53 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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