Bevan Congdon

New Zealand cricketer

Bevan Ernest Congdon OBE (11 February 1938 – 10 February 2018) was a New Zealand cricket all-rounder. He played 61 Test matches and 11 One Day Internationals from 1965 to 1978, which included a spell as captain.[1] He was born in Motueka, New Zealand. He was captain of the New Zealand Test and ODI team from 1972 to 1974, and was the first New Zealand captain to record a victory over Australia.[2]

Congdon died in Auckland on 10 February 2018, one day before his 80th birthday.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Former New Zealand captain Bevan Congdon dies". ESPN Cricinfo. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. "New Zealand's great day of fulfilment". espncricinfo. 13 March 1974. Retrieved 12 October 2014.