Mark Gillespie

  • Southee replaces Gillespie in NZ Test squad July 14, 2012

    Basseterre, St. Kitts: Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month. The right-arm pacer had been originally named in the Twenty20 and one-day international squads but has now been named to replace Mark Gillespie, who...
  • Gillespie to miss Test series against WI July 3, 2012

    Paceman Mark Gillespie will miss New Zealand's tour of the West Indies after damaging his ankle while running, adding to the Black Caps' injury list. Gillespie was due to travel to Antigua for the first of two Tests beginning on July 25 but chief selector Kim Littlejohn said he would...
  • NZ ignore Gillespie for national contract June 20, 2012

    Wellington: Fast bowler Mark Gillespie, the comeback story of New Zealand's Test series against South Africa last summer, has missed out on a national contract for the next season. Gillespie was recalled to the New Zealand team for the second of its three Tests against South Africa in March after...
  • Flynn, Brownlie boost NZ squad for 3rd Test March 18, 2012

    Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand have sought to bolster their fragile batting line-up for the third Test against South Africa, recalling Daniel Flynn for his first Test in more than two years and hurrying Dean Brownlie's return from a finger injury. Flynn and Brownlie were named in the 14-man squad for...
  • SA beat NZ in Hamilton Test to take 1-0 lead March 17, 2012

    Hamilton: Vernon Philander achieved his best Test bowling figures of six for 44 and Graeme Smith made an unbeaten half-century on Saturday as South Africa beat New Zealand by nine wickets in the second Test to lead the series 1-0. Philander swept through New Zealand's tail after lunch on the third...
  • SA take upper hand in 2nd Test against NZ March 16, 2012

    Hamilton: Thirty-two-year-old fast bowler Mark Gillespie took five wickets for 59 in his comeback Test to try to keep South Africa from building a commanding first innings lead. Gillespie also took a five-wicket bag on debut against South Africa in 2007 but played only three Tests over the next year before...
  • 2nd Test: New Zealand out for 185 on Day 1 March 15, 2012

    Hamilton: South Africa strike bowlers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn took five wickets from 17 balls and without conceding a run to spark a dramatic collapse that saw New Zealand dismissed for 185 on Thursday on the opening day of the second Test. New Zealand slipped from a strong position at...
  • Gillespie recalled to New Zealand squad March 12, 2012

    Wellington: Fast bowler Mark Gillespie has been recalled to the New Zealand squad after a four-year absence to replace Tim Southee for the second Test against South Africa starting on Thursday. Gillespie, 32, has played only three Tests for New Zealand, his most recent against the West Indies in 2008. He...