Wellington: John F Reid, who scored six centuries in 19 Tests for New Zealand, has died at the age of 64.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed his death. He was ill for a long time.
Reid (John F Reid) played a key role in New Zealand’s innings and 41-run victory against Australia in November 1985 at the Gabba ground in Brisbane.
NZC is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of John F Reid: NZ Test cap No.144, a key player in the success of the ’80s NZ team, and a highly-regarded NZC Academy coach & high-performance head.
– BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) December 29, 2020
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Left-handed batsman Reid shared an all-time record 225 runs for the third wicket with Martin Crowe (188), helping New Zealand score 553 for seven in their only innings.
Richard Hadley ensured New Zealand’s victory by taking nine wickets for 52 runs in Australia’s first innings and six wickets for 71 runs in the second innings. John F Reid scored 1,296 runs from 1979 to 1986 at an average of 46 in his Test career.