Batting style Left Handed
Bowling style Left-arm orthodox
Test Debut NA
ODI Debut vs United Arab Emirates at ICC Academy, Nov 16, 2015
T20 Debut vs Nepal at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Mar 16, 2014
IPL Debut NA
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand XI
- New Zealand
- St Lucia Zouks
- New Zealand A
Mark Chapman overview
Mark Chapman was born in Hong Kong on 27th June 1994. But he earned eligibility to represent New Zealand through his father. He is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox spinner.
Despite having studied in school in Hong Kong Chapman shifted to Auckland at the age of 14 years and continued his education with King's College in Auckland. In his teenage Chapman also used to play rugby regularly and while playing the game once he received a severe injury on his left knee. The ligament on the knee was torn and Chapman had to be ruled out of any game for a long time. Still, he did not leave cricket that was his passion.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
The 26-year-old all-rounder had participated in the under-19 World Cup in 2010, donning Hong Kong shirts when he was only 15 years old. Chapman even had his debut in the World Cricket League for Hong Kong at the Division Three competition and his impressive performance guided Hong Kong to earn the promotion to 2nd Division of the World Cricket League. During the same time, Chapman began his journey in 'List A' cricket, participating in the World Cricket League 2nd Division match against Uganda in Dubai 2011. He had an impressive show in his maiden appearance scoring unbeaten 70 off 93 deliveries and securing 1 for 28 runs with the ball to earn the man-of-the-match award. Hong Kong won the match by 26 runs. Playing in sis ‘List A’ matches in total in the competition Chapman had gathered 192 runs at an average of 38.40 including two fifties where his highest score was 81 against United Arab Emirates (UAE). The all-rounder made his beginning in the first-class cricket in 2015 for Auckland but struggled to establish he was out for only 12 and 7, respectively in both the innings and also failed to impress with the ball, managing to get only one wicket at the cost of 60 runs in 16 overs. Chapman, participating in 'List A' matches so far has amassed 1788 runs with five centuries and 10 fifties at an average of 51.08. In first-class cricket, playing in 29 matches, Chapman has scored 1955 runs at an average of 41. 59 He hit four centuries and 11 fifties where his highest score was 146.
Mark Chapman had his beginning in the One Day International (ODI) in 2015 for Hong Kong against UAE in Dubai. The competition was World Cricket League Championship. In his maiden ODI Chapman had an excellent show, being unbeaten 124 off 116 balls including two sixes and 11 fours. He was adjudged player of the match. Chapman however took part in his last ODI for New Zealand against Pakistan this year and scored 34 off 20 deliveries. The all-rounder has participated in six ODIs so far and scored 161 runs at an average of 32.20. His highest score in the ODI has been unbeaten 124.
Mark Chapman made his debut in the shortest format of the game, Twen20 International in the 2nd match of the World T20 first round in 2014 for Hong Kong. The opposition was Nepal. However, Chapman failed to shine in that match, scoring only 13 off 12 deliveries. But the cricketer looked shining in the shortest format of the game after a span of four years in 2018 when Chapman struck his maiden century in a T20 match in the Super Smash competition in 2017-18. He also turned out to be the leading scorer with 480 runs in eight matches for Auckland in the Ford Trophy the same year. Chapman has so far taken part in 25 T20Is and amassed 509 runs at an average of 23.13 including one fifty while he has been able to score 1599 runs from his 86 T20 matches including eight fifties and one century. His highest score in a T20 match 101.