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Full Name  Adam Craig Parore
Born  (1971-01-23) 23 January 1971 (age 44)
Birth Place  Auckland, New Zealand
Role  Wicketkeeper
Name  Adam Parore
Spouse  Sally Ridge (m. 2003–2010)
National team   New Zealand
Batting style  Right-hand

Adam Parore Wicketkeeping vs England 2002 test series

Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 78 179
Runs scored 2865 3314
Batting average 26.28 25.68
100s/50s 2/14 1/14
Top score 110 108
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 197/7 116/25

Adam Craig Parore (born 23 January 1971) is a former wicket-keeper and batsman for the New Zealand cricket team. He played 78 Test cricket matches for New Zealand and 179 One Day International cricket matches.


Latterly, Parore is the managing director of financial services firm Adam Parore Mortgages.

Adam Parore (Cricketer) in the past

Cricket career

He was the first M?ori to represent New Zealand in cricket.

After representing New Zealand for more than a decade, Parore retired from international cricket, his last Test match played against England in Auckland in 2002. He finished with 204 Test dismissals, a New Zealand record.

In 2008 Parore signed for playing in the Indian Cricket League, a Twenty20 tournament.

He also holds the record for the highest One Day International innings score without a boundary (96 vs India, in Baroda, 1994).

Personal life

Adam Parore (Cricketer) family

In 2003 he married socialite and television presenter Sally Ridge, with whom he had two children, and ran a sports clothing company. Ridge and Parore were involved in a controversial house demolition when they wanted to demolish a 100 year old house and replace it with a new building.

In 2006, Parore started his own business, Adam Parore Mortgages as a mortgage broker.

In 2009 the couple were embroiled in a $1 million leaky homes lawsuit. They broke up in 2010.

In May 2011 he climbed Mount Everest, the only test cricketer to do so.


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