Mark Sinclair Chapman New Zealand cricket player

Mark Sinclair Chapman is a New Zealand cricket player who has represented his country at international level. He made his first-class debut in the 2012–13 Plunket Shield season, and his One Day International (ODI) debut in the same year.

Early life and career of Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman was born in Christchurch on the 6th of February 1967. After completing his secondary education at St Albans School, he studied business at Canterbury University.

Chapman’s professional cricketing career started with a brief spell with the Central Districts Senior Cricket Club in 1986. He made his first-class debut for the Canterbury Bushmen in 1988 and went on to play for the New Zealand national team from 1989 to 1997. His best season came in 1993, when he scored 459 runs in 8 matches and took 16 wickets.

In 1997, Chapman retired from international cricket to take up a coaching role with the New Zealand Under-19 side. He also continued playing club cricket for various teams around New Zealand until 2003, when an injury forced him to retire once again.

Since retiring from playing cricket, Chapman has worked as a financial analyst and is now a sales representative for Westpac Banking Corporation. He also coaches younger cricketers and is involved in various charity work.

His contribution to the New Zealand cricket team

Mark Chapman has been a valuable asset to the New Zealand cricket team for many years now. He has an excellent batting record, and is capable of playing all three forms of the game well. He is also a reliable fielder, and has made many important contributions in the field during his time with the national side.

Chapman was born in Auckland, New Zealand, and started playing cricket at a young age. He quickly developed into a promising player, and made his first-class debut for Auckland in 2006. He continued to play for Auckland until 2010, when he was signed by New Zealand Cricket to represent the national side.

Since joining the New Zealand side, Chapman has been a regular fixture in the team. His consistent performances have seen him earn numerous awards and accolades, including being named Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013. He has also represented his country at several international tournaments, including the ICC World Cup Qualifier in 2014 and the ICC World Twenty20 in 2016.

Chapman is a vital part of the New Zealand team, and his contribution on field has been key to their successes over recent years. He will be crucial as they look to qualify for next year’s ICC World Cup tournament.

Some of his famous matches

Mark Chapman was born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand on October 2nd, 1984. He made his first-class debut for Wellington in the 2003/04 season and also played for Otago between 2002/03 and 2006/07. In 2007 he moved to Australia and played for New South Wales and Victoria. In 2013 he returned to New Zealand and played for Central Districts. His final season of first-class cricket was the 2017/18 season which he ended with a century in his last game. Chapman currently plays Twenty20 cricket for the Northern Knights in the Ford Trophy.

Chapman has played 79 Tests, averaging 25.69 with a highest score of 139 not out against Sri Lanka at Hamilton in 2009/10. In ODIs he has averaged 26.71 with 6 centuries including a world record score of 290 not out against India at Lahore in 2014/15. He has also scored 1,362 runs at an average of 36.12 with 9 half centuries and 10 fielshes in T20 Internationals

personal life

Mark Chapman, a New Zealand cricketer who has played for the country in both Test and One Day International cricket, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Chapman made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in November 2009 and has since played eight matches, taking 31 wickets at an average of 26.92. He was part of the New Zealand team which won the 2011 ICC World Twenty20 tournament. In ODIs, he has taken 103 wickets at an average of 28.71, with best figures of 5-52 against Zimbabwe in October 2014.


Mark Chapman, a New Zealand cricket player, was born on 5th December 1983 in Wellington, New Zealand. He played first-class cricket for Otago between 2005 and 2007 and represented the New Zealand national cricket team in four One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2006 and 2007. He also played List A cricket for Otago and Auckland between 2003 and 2004.


Mark Chapman is a New Zealand cricketer who, in the 2005 ICC World Cricket League Division Six tournament, hit 154 off 148 balls against Scotland, setting a new record for the highest individual score in an One Day International. In 2006, he played for Wellington in the Ford Trophy and made 88* from 103 balls against Northern Districts. He later that year made his List A debut for Auckland in the Ford Trophy, making 47 from 44 balls against Central Districts.


Mark Chapman is a New Zealand cricket player. He made his international debut for the All Blacks in November 2013, and has since represented the side at various junior levels. He made his List A debut for the Wellington Firebirds in February 2016.

records and stats

New Zealand cricket player Mark Chapman has been in the news recently, after he was awarded a contract with Canterbury Cricket Club. Chapman is a left-handed batsman and wicket keeper who has played for Wellington, Otago and Canterbury. He made his international debut for New Zealand in February 2017. In October 2018, he was named in the New Zealand A squad for the upcoming tour of England.

Full Name Mark Sinclair Chapman
BORN June 27, 1994, Hong Kong
AGE 28y 85d
BOWLING STYLE Slow Left arm Orthodox
TEAMS New Zealand
Batting & Fielding
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
ODI 7 7 2 262 124* 52.40 251 104.38 2 0 18 10 2 0
T20I 34 32 4 702 83 25.07 569 123.37 0 3 58 24 12 0
FC 38 65 6 2462 146 41.72 4091 60.18 4 15 322 29 33 0
List A 56 53 9 2354 157 53.50 2398 98.16 7 13 216 54 28 0
T20 109 99 12 2195 101 25.22 1660 132.22 1 14 187 78 32 0
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
T20I 34 6 78 95 4 1/9 1/9 23.75 7.30 19.5 0 0 0
FC 38 11 354 231 1 1/60 1/105 231.00 3.91 354.0 0 0 0
List A 56 24 569 599 14 3/41 3/41 42.78 6.31 40.6 0 0 0
T20 109 33 425 561 20 3/22 3/22 28.05 7.92 21.2 0 0 0

Mark Chapman used to play for the Hong Kong team in his early cricketing years. He used to play in the first tier leagues there. It was until 2016 that he decided to move to New Zealand.

There he started playing cricket and made his first class debut in the Plunket Shield season 2015-16. Then while playing Super Smash 2017-18, he made his first century for Auckland.

Chapman represented the Hong Kong team in the 2014 T20 World Cup as well as in the Qualifiers for the 2016 T20 World Cup. Due to his busy schedule with the Auckland team, he didn’t play the Qualifiers for 2019 ODI World Cup  as he had made up his mind to play for the New Zealand team in the future.

Chapman played his first ODI and first T20I for the New Zealand team in the same year 2018 against England. He was selected for the T20 World 2021 as well. He is still new to the team so until now, he hasn’t been able to produce a blistering knock but he has the capability and talent to do so.


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