Colin Munro

Date of Birth: 11.03.1987
Batting Style: Left Hand
Role: Batsman
Bowling Style: Right-arm Medium Seam
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Test Rankings
167 49
92 73
112 3
ODI Rankings
79 468
211 178
112 83
T20I Rankings
56 437
475 67
118 29
Colin Munro

Colin Munro - New Zealand cricket batsman

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Colin Munro cricketer

Colin Munro is a South African cricketer who plays for the New Zealand national team in international tournaments such as One-Day International and Twenty20 International. The athlete plays in the team in the position of the batsman. There are many achievements on his account. We suggest getting to know the player better with the help of our note.

Colin Munro: how his professional cricket career developed

Colin Munro was born on March 11th 1987 in Natal, Durban – South Africa. His family moved to New Zealand in 2002 when Colin was 15 years old. Here he first became interested in playing cricket. The young man played for the school’s 1st XI Cricket team.

Colin Munro has built his professional cricket career as a left-handed batsman, but he can also play as a right-arm medium bowler. His playstyle is aggressive.

Munro started playing for the Auckland Cricket team in 2006, and still represents this team in competitions. Colin was invited to the New Zealand U-19 cricket team at the Cricket World Cup in the same year.

At the age of 25, Colin Munro made his debut at Twenty20 International against the South African national team on December 21st, 2012. Colin made his debut in Tests against South Africa a month later, on January 11th, 2013, and on January 22nd, the player entered the field for the first time in One-Day International again against a team from South Africa.

Colin Munro: how his professional cricket career developed

Colin Munro’s professional achievements:

  • In 2016, he became the top scorer in the T20 domestic championship.
  • In 2018, he was the first in the ranking of the best batsmen at Twenty20 International.
  • In 2019, he was named the best player of the year T20 by ANZ.
  • Is the first player to score three centuries at Twenty20 International.
  • Best of 50 New Zealanders who played T20I.
  • Holds the record for the number of sixes in domestic matches.

Colin Munro has played in the Indian, Pakistani and Caribbean Premier Leagues and the Big Bash League. The teams for which the athlete played:

Colin Munro is number 82 in the cricket championships.

Colin Munro: personal life, interesting facts

Colin Munro: personal life, interesting facts

Colin Munro grew up in a large family: he has four older brothers. By the way, one of them, Brett Munro, also played professional cricket but did not achieve the same success as his younger brother. Colin received his secondary education in South Africa at Maidstone Primary School in Tongaat and Glenwood Boarding School in Durban. In New Zealand, he studied at Pakuranga College in Auckland.

Colin Munro is married to his longtime friend Tehere Munro, who was a nurse. The couple is raising two children: a son named Conor and a daughter named Chloe.

Interesting Colin Munro Facts:

  • Game nicknames – Hitman, Munro.
  • Likes to play hockey, and, by the way, he was professionally engaged in it until the age of 15 before moving to New Zealand.
  • Cricketers who inspire him: batsman Jacques Kallis and bowler Dale Steyn.
  • His fortune is estimated at approximately 5 million US dollars.

Colin Munro actively maintains his Instagram page under the nickname @munro82, to which more than 184 thousand have subscribed. The athlete mainly shares family photos with his audience.

Nisha Bhavani
Author: Nisha Bhavani Position: Cricket Expert

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