BJ Watling

BJ (Bradley John) Watling is a product of the New Zealand age grade system and first made the BLACKCAPS Test side as an opening batsman in 2011.

Since then he has featured in ODIs and T20s as well as transforming himself into one of the premier Test wicket-keeper batsmen in world cricket.
A senior leader in the BLACKCAPS five day team, Watling’s known for driving the energy levels in the field.
His compact batting style has seen him feature in two world record partnerships and makes him a key link in the batting line up.

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International News

BJ: "We'll be ready to go."

Watling says the BLACKCAPS are a much more experienced Test side than the team which lost at Lord's in 2013.

Match Reports

NZXI wins by 66 runs

Mark Craig claims a five wicket bag on the final day to finish the job against Somerset.

International News

England tour starts tonight

BJ Watling leads a New Zealand XI to take on Somerset at Taunton.

International News

BLACKCAPS England tour starts tonight

BJ Watling to lead NZ XI against Somerset at Taunton.

International News

BJ: "We're looking for redemption."

Stand-in skipper BJ Watling is out to prove the Test team has progressed since the 2013 tour.

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