|Full name||Adam Fraser Milne citation|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 1”
|International Debut||ODI- 10 November 2012 v Sri Lanka
Test- Did not play yet
T20- 26 December 2010 v Pakistan
|Jersey Number||# 20 (New Zealand)
# 7 (Mumbai Indians)
|Domestic/State Team||Central Districts
Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Batting Style||Right handed|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast|
|Date of Birth||13 April 1992|
|Age (as of 2021)||30 Years|
|Birthplace||Palmerston North, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand|
|Hometown||Palmerston North, New Zealand|
|School||Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School
Palmerston North Boys' High School
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Roy Milne
Mother- Margot Ferrick
|Cricketer||Batsman- Jacques Kallis
Bowler- Shane Bond, Jimmy Anderson
|Net Worth (approx.)||3.20 crore INR Cricbuzz|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Adam Milne
- Does Adam Milne drink alcohol? Yes
- Adam Milne is a New Zealand cricketer, who plays as a fast bowler for the New Zealand cricket team. Adam Milne had played his first-class cricket for Central Districts in New Zealand and plays for Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
- At the age of 18, Adam Milne made his debut in first-class cricket for Central District against Canterbury in the 2009-10 season. He received a call-up from Central District after Michael Mason went on national duty and replaced Jacob Oram in the New Zealand squad
- Adam Milne in an interview talked about his love for fast bowling and his pace, where he told -:
At the start of high school I was a runty kid and bowled little mediums. Then at the end of the sixth form [at Palmerston North Boys’ High School], I started bowling a lot quicker than I had before and that’s when I thought if I run in hard I can bowl quicker than a lot of people.”
- Adam Milne picked up a wicket from his second ball of his over on his first-class debut. He put up an impressive performance in which he took 4 wickets and gave away 52 runs.
- Adam Milne was selected by his domestic club for the 2010 Champions League T20 held in South Africa. He played two games in that tournament showcasing his talent with the ball.
- Adam Milne was touted as the next big thing in terms of fast bowling for New Zealand by the cricket pundits. Adam Milne’s ability to consistently bowl at speed clocked between 145 – 150 kph was a special attribute that boosted his chance for a national call-up.
- Adam Milne made his international debut for New Zealand for the T20I series against Pakistan. He was also named in a list of 30 players considered for the 2011 World Cup, but he couldn’t make it in the final cut.
- Adam Milne’s growth in professional cricket was disrupted due to injuries he suffered from between 2011-12. However, he made a comeback for his national side after being included in the squad for the T20 World Cup held in Sri Lanka.
- Adam Milne was named in New Zealand’s 2015 World Cup squad and played a crucial role for his side till the quarter-finals of the competition. He suffered from another injury that halted his momentum just before the semi-finals of the tournament.
- In 2015, Royal Challengers Bangalore bought Adam Milne in the IPL auction, but he could not feature for the side due to fitness issues. RCB retained Adam Milne for the next season but could manage to play only one game for them due to his hamstring, and elbow injuries that kept him away for one year.
- Adam Milne bowled his fastest delivery that was clocked at 153 kph, which made him the sixth fastest bowler in the world in 2015.
- In 2017, he was featured in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, where he played four matches for the national team and put up a decent performance.
- Adam Milne made his debut in County cricket and Natwest T20 Blast for Kent cricket club, where he played 12 matches and picking up 28 scalps. He recorded the best bowling figures 5/11 for Kent against Somerset.
- In an interview, Adam Milne talked about his relationship with Shane Bond on how he helped him shape his bowling attributes and influenced his understanding of the game. He shared -:
Shane’s had a lot of influence on my bowling. When I started playing domestic cricket, he was the bowling coach of Central Districts. He has had a lot of influence on how I bowl as well as my growth and development as a bowler. He has a great cricket mind and is very good at the tactical side of things. He comes up with a plan and always tries to develop that side of your game. You can always look at timing and technique, but he’s great with the technical side of things as well,”
- Adam Milne joined his idol and mentor Shane Bond in the Big Bash League with Sydney Thunder hoping to make a comeback ahead of the 2021 T20 World Cup for New Zealand and revive his international career, which stalled due to injuries.
- Adam Milne shelved his name in Australian T20 cricket record books for the second-most economical spell in the Big Bash League with figures 1/6 off his four-over spell for his side Sydney Thunder, which lost to Adelaide Strikers by six runs in that match. He bowled 20 dot balls from his 25 deliveries that are an unusual sight in T20 cricket.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 24, 2021
- Adam Milne was listed in the 2021 IPL auction at a base price of 50 lakh INR and was bought by Mumbai Indians for 3.20 crore INR after engaging in a bidding war with Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
🚨 आला रे 🚨
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 18, 2021