Pauline raised him as a single mother, and he did not meet his father until he was 16. He, along with Astle, authored a book, ‘Cricketing Safari.’. He was suspended the following year after being caught smoking marijuana with teammates. Stephen Fleming steps down as Melbourne Stars head coach . In 2010, he founded the company ‘CricHQ’ with Simon Baker and. in kilograms– 80 kg in pounds– 176 lbs: Eye Colour: Dark Brown: Hair Colour: Dark Brown: Cricket : International Debut Both Kirk and Fleming played senior rugby and captained Cashmere High's first XV.[8]. [11] In England's tour of New Zealand in 1996/97 he scored his maiden Test century in the First Test at Auckland. In 2011, he was chosen as an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. In 1996, Maiden Test century against England at Auckland, Waltham Primary School and Cashmere High School. He made his Test and ODI debuts in 1994, both against India. On 9 May 2007, Fleming married his long-term partner Kelly Payne in a ceremony held in Wellington. (Richard Hadlee was their star then, narrowly missing the county 'double'). A left-handed batsman, Fleming made his Test debut in March 1994 against India winning the Man of the Match award on debut after scoring 92. He is also the winning captain of the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy, which is New Zealand's only ICC trophy to win up to date. Age 47 years old. Fleming has since been involved in setting up CricHQ with the company's CEO Simon Baker and former New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum. Stephen Fleming Fans Also Viewed . He served as Test captain for 80 matches. in centimeters– 187 cm in meters– 1.88 m in feet inches– 6’ 2” Weight (approx.) Stephen Paul Fleming: Nickname: Flem, Donkey: Profession: A former New Zealand cricketer: Physical Stats & More: Height (approx.) • Second most capped test player of New Zealand (111 test matches with 7172 runs). 47 Year Olds. He also made a record of highest partnership with his team-mate James Franklin, by scoring 262 for the 8th wicket. He made his team win the ‘2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy.’. Having met Simon Baker with Brendon McCullum he commented that CricHQ "clicked with us both as a business and a means of giving back to the game that had given us so much'. He coached Chennai Super Kings for 6 years before it got suspended from IPL for two years according to the decision of Justice RM Lodha committee. Fleming has played county cricket in England for Middlesex, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. In the IPL of 2016, he played as a coach for Rising Pune Supergiants. His father was president of the South Christchurch Cricket Club. Birthday April Apr 1, 1973 . In February 2008 Fleming ended speculation and confirmed his retirement from the New Zealand team at the end of England's 2008 tour of New Zealand to spend more time with his family, and to play for the Indian Premier League.[2]. Fleming is one of 160 investors and a director in the company. On 25 October 2006, he made a world record by accepting the responsibility of his team’s captaincy 194th time in an ODI. His mother, Pauline Fleming brought him up in the absence of his father. in centimeters- 187 cm in meters- 1.88 m … Cricket Players. However, since the 2003 tour of Sri Lanka, Fleming started to gain form, with 274 not out against Sri Lanka – when he declared rather than staying to reach 300 which would have been a record in New Zealand cricket history. He played county cricket for Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, and Middlesex in England and also won the County Championship in 2005. Eventually Team Cricket has won by 2 runs. Stephen Paul Fleming ONZM (born 1 April 1973) is a New Zealand cricket coach and former cricketer, and captain of the New Zealand national cricket team in all three formats of the game.