Daniel Flynn Biography
Daniel Raymond Flynn is a former New Zealand cricketer, who was born on 16 April, 1985, in Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. He is a left-handed top-order batsman. He now plays for the Northern Districts.
Flynn captained his country in Under-19 games.
He has played at Barnards Green Cricket Club in Worcestershire, England for two seasons. Flynn holds the record for the highest individual score in the Worcestershire leagues with a 184.
In March 2011 Flynn played for Dunfermline Knights, Scotland.
Flynn was selected for the second T20I against England, in place of the injured Jacob Oram.
At AMI Stadium in Christchurch, he made his T20I debut for Twenty20 series on Feb 07, 2008. But he only managed one run before being dismissed by Graeme Swann.
On 23 February 2008 He got the place of an out-of-form Peter Fulton for the final ODI and made his debut, in which he got out for no score.
He made his test debut on 15 May 2008 against England at Lord’s, scoring 9 and 29 in the two innings of a drawn Test.
While he was batting at number 6 On 23 May in the second test against England, Flynn got hit in the grille by a delivery by James Anderson. Flynn had to get a few of his teeth removed.
Flynn was back during the third Test at Nottingham, scored a good 49 runs, but it was not helpful. He was never the difference-maker for the Kiwis, be it in the series against Bangladesh, Australia or India.
He struggled to be impressive even scoring some in 2012 and 2013 but to no avail. He got his last Test match opportunity on Jan 11, 2013 for New Zealand against South Africa.
He continues to produce good performances for the Northern Districts at the domestic level. In the 2011 season, Flynn had also played for Dunfermline Knights, Scotland.