Mark Chapman Cricket Career, and he is a Hong Kong-born New Zealand international cricketer who has played limited overs internationals for Hong Kong and New Zealand. Currently playing for New Zealand, Chapman is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox.
Chapman was born in Hong Kong to a Chinese mother and a New Zealand father. He first represented Hong Kong in the Under-19 World Cup, at the tender age of 15. He made his One Day International debut for Hong Kong against the United Arab Emirates in the 2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship on 16 November 2015. He is eligible to represent New Zealand through his father.
In February 2018, he made T20I and ODI debuts for New Zealand against England. He has since played 17 ODIs and 29 T20Is for New Zealand, scoring 522 runs and 608 runs respectively. He is considered to be one of the most promising young batsmen in New Zealand. In the 2023 Pakistan tour of New Zealand, Chapman scored an unbeaten 104 in the 5th T20I, helping New Zealand level the series 2-2. He was named the Man of the Series for his performance. Chapman is a talented batsman who is known for his aggressive batting style. He is also a good fielder and can bowl a bit of off-spin. He is considered to be a future star of New Zealand cricket team.
Here are some of Mark Chapman cricket career highlights:
- Made his ODI debut for Hong Kong in 2015
- Made his T20I debut for New Zealand in 2018
- Scored 104* in the 5th T20I against Pakistan in 2023
- Named Man of the Series in the 2023 Pakistan tour of New Zealand
Chapman is a young and talented cricketer who is still developing his game. He has the potential to be a great player for New Zealand in the years to come.