Adam Milne Biography – One of the fastest New Zealanders who can bowl at the speed of 150 Kmph!
Family Background of Adam Milne:
Adam Milne was born on April 13, 1992, in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
His father’s name is Roy Milne, and his mother’s name is Margot Ferric.
He has two brothers named Finlay and Dom Milne.
He did his schooling at Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School and later attended Palmerston North Boys’ High School.
Adam Milne Biography:
|Adam Milne's Profile:|
|Full Name||Adam Fraser Milne|
|Date of Birth||April 13, 1992|
|Age||31 years, 7 months (in 2023)|
|Birth Place||Palmerston North, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand|
|School||Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School.|
Palmerston North Boys' High School.
|Height||6ft. 1" |
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||Finlay Milne and Dom Milne|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast|
|Major Teams||New Zealand, New Zealand A, Central Districts, Kent, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sydney Thunder, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings.|
|ODI Debut||Sri Lanka vs New Zealand at Hambantota (November 10, 2012)|
|T20I Debut||New Zealand vs Pakistan at Auckland (December 26, 2010)|
|First-Class Debut||Central Districts vs Canterbury at New Plymouth (March 4, 2010)|
|List-A Debut||Auckland vs Central Districts at Auckland (January 19, 2011)|
|T-20 Debut||Central Districts vs Chennai Super Kings at Durban (September 11, 2010)|
Cricket Career of Milne:
He built up his interest in cricket when he was in his school. Initially, he used to be a medium pacer. However, he improved his pace when he joined North Boys’ High School, where he literally decided to become a fast bowler.
The Kiwi fast bowler started his cricket career by playing different age-group level cricket for Central Districts. In December 2009, he began playing for Central District’s under-19s team.
The next year, in 2010, he made his name in the senior team, as he made his first-class debut for Central Districts against Canterbury in the Plunket Shield. He picked four wickets in the match and remained not out (0* & 3*) in both innings.
Then, on September 11, 2010, Milne played his first main T20 match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Champions League Twenty20.
Later, in 2011, he started his List- A career for Districts by playing against Auckland. He scored not out 19 runs and picked one wicket in the match.
He played his first international T20 match for New Zealand on December 26, 2010. He made his debut against Pakistan.
Two years later, in 2012, Milne finally made his One-Day International (ODI) debut. His debut came against Sri Lanka on a New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka. He scored quick 12 runs in just three balls, including one six and a four, in the match.
He later replaced injured Lockie Ferguson in the T20I World Cup.
BBL & IPL Career:
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bought him at the auction for Rs. 75 lakhs ahead of the IPL 2016. He played his first IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, where he picked his first IPL wicket in the form of Moises Henriques.
Adam played only one match in the 2016 IPL, as he was ruled out of the tournament because of his hamstring injury. He joined the team in the next season and played five matches for them.
Then for IPL 2019, MI bought picked him at the auction, but again, he didn’t join the team because of his injury.
However, Mumbai Indians picked him,once again, at the auction but this time with a higher price of 3.2 crore INR for IPL 2021. After that, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bought Milne for IPL 2022.
He made his BBL debut on December 22, 2020, for Sydney Thunder against Perth Scorchers. However, his maiden BBL wicket came in his second match against Melbourne Renegades.
Milne played 12 matches and picked five wickets in the tournament.
Facts about Adam Milne:
- The fastest ball bowled by Milne is 153.2 km/h.
- He idolizes Shane Bond, the former Kiwi fast bowler.
- Adam Milne’s girlfriend’s name is Jane Lawrence.
- His favorite cricketers are Jimmy Anderson and Jacques Kallis.
- Other than cricket, he loves Basketball.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is the age of Milne?
Ans: 31 years, 7 months (in 2023)
Q2: What is the height of Adam Milne?
Ans: 6ft. 1” (1.85 m or 185 cm)
Q3: Who is the wife of Adam Milne?
Ans: His partner’s name is Jane Lawrence.
Q4: What is the jersey no. of Milne?
Ans: Jersey no. 20
Q5: What is the fastest ball speed of Adam?
Ans: 153.2 Kmph
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