BJ Watling Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


                                              BJ Watling Biography


BJ Watling biography: Bradley-John Watling popularly known as BJ Watling is a New Zealand international cricketer. He was born on July 9, 1985, in South Africa. Watling is a successful cricketer when he was in school. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 2010 and scored an impressive 55 runs. After that, he was in and out many times from the New Zealand team squad.



  • Name: Bradley-John Watling
  • Nickname: Watling, BJ
  • Role: Batsman And Wicket Keeper
  • Batting Style: Right-Handed
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm Off-break

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):6 feet
  • Weight (approx.):75 kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Brown

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth:9 July 1985
  • Age: 35
  • Birth Place: Durban, New Zealand
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • School: Hamilton Boy’s High School
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: NA


  • Father: NA
  • Mother: NA
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: NA
  • Coach/Mentor: Crish Kuggeleijn
  • Religion: NA
  • Address: Durban, New Zealand

Cricket Career

  • Test: 11 December 2009 v Pakistan
  • ODI: 13 August 2010 v Sri Lanka
  • T20: 12 November 2009 v Pakistan
  • Jersey Number:
  • Domestic/State Teams: New Zealand Under-19s, Northern Districts
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Batting Career Summary

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  • Watling is the first wicket-keeper batsman to score a double hundred for New Zealand in Test.
  • He is also a part of the highest 6th and 7th wicket partnership of New Zealand in Test cricket.
  • He holds the record of Most dismissals by a Wicket-keeper for New Zealand.


  • Hobbies: NA
  • Favorite Cricketers: NA
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: NA
  • Favourite Color: NA

Wife and Children

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: N/A
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: N/A

Awards and Recognitions

  • While representing Hamilton Boy’s High School 1st Xl, he won the Gillette Cup two times.


  • He is having a neat and clean career no controversies till now.

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