Bradley-John Watling known as BJ Watling, is a South African-born New Zealand cricketer who has represented Northern Districts since December 2004. Watling made his first-class debut for Northern Districts against Auckland on 6 December 2004 in the State Championship. Playing as a wicket-keeper he scored 37 in the first innings while batting number eight. Later in December Watling made his List A debut against Wellington in the State Shield. He was selected in New Zealand's squad to play a One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in October and November 2009. After showing impressive statistics for the Knights in domestic cricket, Watling replaced Peter Fulton in New Zealand's squad for the third Test against Pakistan in December 2009. On 13 August 2010 Watling made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in the 2010 Triangular series. In 2012 Watling assumed the role of wicket-keeper in Tests.