Full name Jeffrey William Wilson
Born October 24, 1973, Invercargill
Current age 41 years 253 days
Major teams New Zealand
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 196 lb
|IRB Rugby World Cup||1995-1999||11||11||0||45||9||0||0||0||8||3||0||72.72|
|The Rugby Championship||1996-2001||19||19||0||28||5||0||0||1||13||6||0||68.42|
|Test debut||Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield, Nov 20, 1993 match details|
|Last Test||New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Aug 25, 2001 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Wilson had to choose between cricket and rugby after playing four one-day internationals for New Zealand in the early 90s, choosing rugby and forging a brilliant career for New Zealand, playing 71 matches including 60 Tests. He is also one of the country's leading Test try scorers with 44. Wilson's cricket career failed to take off immediately following his retirement from rugby, but during the 2004-05 season an upturn in form saw him gain a surprise call-up to New Zealand's squad for one-day internationals against a World XI. Following his call-up he went on to win two more ODI caps for the Black Caps against Australia in 2005, but never won that elusive Test cap.
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