Tom Latham (cricketer)

Thomas William Maxwell Latham (born 2 April 1992) is a New Zealand cricketer, who represents New Zealand in all formats of the game. He is also the vice-captain of the side in all formats. In January 2020, Latham captained the New Zealand Test side for the first time.

Tom Latham
Personal information
Full nameThomas William Maxwell Latham
Born (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 29)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleBatsman, wicket-keeper
RelationsRod Latham (father)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 263)14 February 2014 v India
Last Test18 June 2021 v India
ODI debut (cap 170)3 February 2012 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI26 March 2021 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no.48
T20I debut (cap 55)30 June 2012 v West Indies
Last T20I10 September 2021 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2010/11–presentCanterbury
2013Scotland
2016Kent (squad no. 48)
2017–2018Durham (squad no. 48)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 59 102 126 179
Runs scored 4,056 2,824 8,668 5,173
Batting average 41.38 34.02 42.91 35.67
100s/50s 11/20 5/16 20/48 8/29
Top score 264* 137 264* 137
Balls bowled 26
Wickets 1
Bowling average 18.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/7
Catches/stumpings 66/0 85/8 164/1 149/14
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 10 September 2021

He is primarily a batsman who also plays as a wicket-keeper. Playing for Canterbury, he made his first-class cricket debut against Central Districts in 2010 in the Plunket Shield. He was selected for the One-Day International series against Zimbabwe in 2012[1] and made his ODI debut on 3 February 2012.[2] He made his Test match debut against India in February 2014.

Latham is the son of former New Zealand cricketer Rod Latham.[3]