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Shane Bond

Key facts

Full Name: Shane Edward Bond
Born: June 7 1975 , Christchurch, Canterbury
County: Gloucestershire
Other teams: New Zealand, Canterbury, Warwickshire
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast


A fully-fit Shane Bond is a lethal attacking bowling option for any side but unfortunately his career has been blighted through injury and persistent back problems. On his day he is one of the quickest bowlers in the world, blessed with a searing yorker he burst onto the international scene on tour in Australia in 2002. He was the quickest Kiwi to take 50 one-day international wickets including best figures of 6-22 in the 2003 World Cup against Australia. He was forced to drop out of all cricket in May 2003 due to stress-fractures in his back and feet and missed out on a contract with W...

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