10 Aug 2008

NZ cricketer Bob Cunis dies

7:32 am on 10 August 2008

Bob Cunis, the former New Zealand medium-pace bowler, has died at his home in Northland.

He played 20 tests between 1964 and 1972, taking 51 wickets at the average of 37 including one five-wicket haul. He was also a useful lower-order batsman.

Bob Cunis went on to coach New Zealand between 1987 and 1990.

He died at the age of 67.