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Mitchell Santner

Mitchell Santner

New Zealand New Zealand

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BORN February 5, 1992
ROLE All Rounder
BOWLING STYLE Slow left-arm orthodox
batting 82 82
Bowling 35 62 3
All Rounder


Born in Hamilton, Mitchell Santner represents Northern Districts in domestic cricket. A promising season in 2014-15 promoted him up the ranks and soon he was selected in the national team after the retirement of Daniel Vettori post the 2015 World Cup.

Santner is a utility cricket, who bowls left-arm spin and is quite handy with the bat. In his debut ODI series, Mitchell smashed Adil Rashid for 28 runs in an over and displayed his big-hitting prowess. Considered as the successor of Daniel Vettori, Santner caught attention worldwide after his devastating spell of 4/11 against India in the World T20 2016.

In November 2015, Mitchell Santner got the opportunity to make his first Test appearance against Australia and by doing so he also became the first player in history to debut in a Day-Night Test match. His knock of 71 in the Kanpur Test against the Indian spinners on a turning surface showed his ability to bat in different conditions.

Santner was picked to play in the Indian T20 League by the Chennai franchise in 2018 and in the following year, he hit a last-ball six to win a thrilling game against Rajasthan. His international career has not taken off the way he would have liked to but given his talent, Santner is expected to achieve great success. 

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6967 124
2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5442 111
5 Australia 5854 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 6095 265
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 5248 262
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