Jamie Michael How
(born 19 May 1981 in New Plymouth
) is a cricketer
who plays Test match
, One Day International
and Twenty20 International
cricket for New Zealand
. He attended Palmerston North Boys' High School
. In New Zealand domestic cricket, he plays for and captains Central Districts
. How is a steady scoring, right-handed opening batsman and occasional off-spin bowler. He made his first-class debut in 2000-2001 and his international debut in 2005-2006.
How forced his way into international contention through a series of good seasons for Central Districts. He made his international debut in a One Day International match against Sri Lanka
on 31 December 2005.
How scored a brilliant 116-ball 139, his maiden ODI century, in chasing the massive total of 340 against England
at Napier in 2008. How was eventually run out on the second-last ball of the New Zealand innings. The match was eventually tied.
He was selected to make his Test debut in the first Test against the West Indies
on 9 March 2006 as an opening batsman. He struggled in his first few matches, failing to reach fifty in his first ten innings and was dropped from the team at the end of 2006. On his return to Tests in March 2007-2008, he posted his first half-century, a fluent 92 in the first Test against England at Hamilton
. His second-innings 68 at Lord's
a couple of months later laid the foundation for New Zealand to save the Test match.
As of 10 March 2008 he had played four... Read More