Colin De Grandhomme (Cricketer) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Colin de Grandhomme is a Zimbabwean-born New Zealand international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.
Name: Colin De Grandhomme
Nickname: Minute Piece, Dutchy, The Big Man
Profession: New Zealand Cricketer (All-rounder)
DOB: July 22, 1986
Birth Place: Harare, Zimbabwe
Home Town: Harare, Zimbabwe
Home Address: Not Known
Best Friends: Not Known
Debut Work:ODI- 3 March 2012 against South Africa at Auckland, New Zealand, Test- 17 November 2016 against Pakistan at Christchurch, New Zealand, T20- 11 February 2012 against Zimbabwe at Auckland, New Zealand
Coach: Not Known
Domestic/State Team: Auckland, Kolkata Knight Riders, Manicaland, Nagenahira Nagas, New Zealand A, Zimbabwe Under-19s, Warwickshire County Cricket Club
Jersey Number: #71 (New Zealand), #71 (Domestic)
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium
Nature on field: Calm
Height: 183 centimetres
Weight: 80 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 40 Inches, Waist Measurements: 32 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Not Applicable
GF: Not Known
Kids: Not Applicable
Father: Laurence Leonard de Grandhomme (Zimbabwean cricketer, died in 2017)
Mother: Not Known
Brother/Sister: Not Known
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Not Known
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification: Not Known
Cars: Not Known
Bikes: Not Known
House: Not Known
Salary: Not Known
Net Income: Not Known
Film: Not Known
Actor: Not Known
Actress: Not Known
Song: Not Known
Cricketer: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Colin De Grandhomme
- De Grandhomme began his career by playing for Manicaland in Zimbabwe.
- He has played for the Auckland Aces in the State Championship since 2006.
- De Grandhomme played for Zimbabwe in the 2004 U-17 Cricket World Cup in Iran.
- In 2017, De Grandhomme joined Warwickshire. He was a major part of their success in the Natwest T20 Blast scoring 38* in the quarter final win against Surrey at The Oval.
- In his ODI debut against South Africa on 3 March 2012 he made 36 off 36 balls before being run-out by Albie Morkel.
- In November 2016 he was named in New Zealand’s Test squad for the tour against Pakistan and debuted in the first Test match on 17 November. He took his maiden Test wicket by dismissing Azhar Ali. In the match, Grandhomme scored a fifty in the match and took a five-wicket haul in his maiden innings of Test match cricket. He won the Man of the Match award in his first test match and became fourth New Zealand player to do so.
- On 2 December 2017, against West Indies, de Grandhomme scored his first Test century.
- The 71-ball century recorded as the second-fastest century in Tests by a New Zealand batsman.
- He left the tour ahead of the ODI matches against the West Indies after his father died in Zimbabwe.
- Colin’s name was there on the list of ‘New Zealand Emerging Players’ list for the 2009 Australian quadrangular tournament.
- Not only his father but also his uncle ‘Bunny de Grandhomme’ was a cricketer and played for the Rhodesia cricket team.