Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Gareth Hopkins announced retirement

Gareth Hopkins the former New Zealand wicketkeeper on 11 April 2014 announced his retirement from cricket.

Created On: Apr 12, 2014 14:30 ISTModified On: Apr 14, 2014 10:58 IST

Gareth Hopkins the former New Zealand wicketkeeper on 11 April 2014 announced his retirement from cricket. He announced his retirement after a career spanning over 17 years.

Hopkins made his test debut on 5 June 2008 against England at Trent Bridge, as usual Wicket-keeper Brendon McCullum played in a specialist batsman role. He contributed a total of 27 runs and took 3 catches in New Zealand's innings defeat.

The 37-year-old Hopkins played four Tests, 25 one-dayers and 10 Twenty20 internationals with his last Test and ODI appearance coming against India back in 2010.

imageIn domestic cricket, Hopkins played for Northern Districts, Canterbury, Otago and moved to Auckland in the 2007-08 season, where he finished his career.

He scored 7550 runs in 158 first-class matches, including 17 centuries and 34 half-centuries, and claimed 435 catches and 26 stumpings.

He also played 203 List A matches in which he hit 4013 runs at 27.11. He aggregated 1279 runs in 83 matches in T20s.
 
A highlight of his tenure as captain came when he led Auckland to successive HRV Cup titles in 2011 and 2012.
 
Hopkins was the second veteran of New Zealand domestic cricket to announce his retirement after Shanan Stewart.

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