Aaron James Redmond
(born 23 September 1979 in Perth
, Western Australia
) is a New Zealand
. He was a member of the Otago cricket team, competing in the State Championship, State Shield and State Twenty20 competitions in 2006. Redmond is a right-handed batsman who debuted for Canterbury in the 1999/2000 season, playing first-class
and list A
matches for them. His father is Rodney Redmond
, an international cricketer who scored 107 and 56 on debut for New Zealand
in 1972/1973 against Pakistan
Redmond originally joined Canterbury
in 1999, but was forced to become a top-order batsman upon his move to Otago
. He has had a solid, if not spectacular, first class career of 68 first class matches at 31.01 with five centuries, and his part time spin bowling has earned him over 80 wickets. In List-A
cricket he averages 23.68 after over 60 matches, with two centuries. In Twenty20
cricket, he averages 14.55 and has a high score of 59 from 13 matches, having played his debut Twenty20 match on 13 January 2006 for Otago against his former team, Canterbury.
After a successful domestic career, he was called up to the full international squad for their tour of England in 2008, where he made his mark with a career best 146 against the England Lions
, beating his previous best of 135.......