Colin Munro

Colin Munro Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

11 / March / 1987


37 Years



Colin Munro Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Colin Munro (born 11 March 1987) is a South-African native New Zealand international cricketer, who plays limited overs versions that are part of the game. He was a part of New Zealand Under 19 side and is currently a part of the Auckland cricket team.

Colin Munro is an international New Zealand cricketer but he was born in South Africa. He has played all types of cricket and was a part of the New Zealand U-19s side. Munro Studied at Maidstone Primary School in Tongaat. He was a student at Pakuranga College and also played in the 1st XI cricket team.


He is a member of a Christian family. Colin Munro was able to move to New Zealand after some years of birth together with family members. He is the brother of Brett Munro. We do not have details about his father, mother, and sisters, but we’ll be adding them in the near future.

Brett Munro Colin Munro Brother

Brett Munro Colin Munro Brother

Tehere Munro Colin Munro Wife

Tehere Munro Colin Munro Wife

Conor Munro Colin Munro Son

Conor Munro Colin Munro Son

Chloe Munro Colin Munro Daughter

Chloe Munro Colin Munro Daughter

Colin Munro Family Pic

Colin Munro Family Pic

Colin Munro Childhood Pic

Colin Munro Childhood Pic

Early Life

Munro was born the eldest of four boys in the early spring of 1987, along with three other brothers. He attended Maidstone Elementary School, located in Tongaat and, after moving to New Zealand, attended Pakuranga College and was part of the school’s 1st Cricket team, the XI. Munro played for New Zealand in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka in 2006.

Personal Life

His wife’s name is Tehere Munro. The couple has 2 children Connor Munro and Chloe Munro. His style of play is extremely brutal. He is thought to be the most violent Batsman around the globe and there is a huge admiration for his performances. The only player in the T20 format who has scored three T20 centuries.

Domestic and T20 Franchise Career

In 2012-13 He as well as Craig Cachopa added 377 runs for the sixth wicket in a match against the Wellington Firebirds in the Plunket Shield and fell two runs short of the record of the sixth wicket partnership. He scored the second-highest scoring score in the Auckland Aces of 269 unbeaten with 14 sixes. This was behind the record of Bill Carson’s score of 290, set in 1936/37.

In January 2017, Munro signed for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League and made his debut in front of 39,756 people at the SCG against the Thunder.

In March of 2018, due to his international performance in T20 did not translate into ODIs and with an upcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup looming, Munro decided to forego the remainder in the 2018/2019 and 2017/18 Plunket Shield tests and concentrate exclusively on cricket with white balls. This includes international cricket.

International Career

He was picked to be part of the New Zealand Test Cricket team to play South Africa in the 2nd Test of the NZ tour following an injury suffered by James Franklin. He was made New Zealand Test Cricketer number 258. In 2016, following his rise to become the highest scorer in the country’s T20 competition, in which the bat is no.3 there was a chance for him to secure his position prior to his participation in the ICC World T20, given Brendon McCollum’s retirement from international cricket prior to the tournament.

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Net Worth

His net worth is believed to be $5 million dollars in 2023. He is a formidable hitter. Colin Munro retirement After being disqualified by being dropped from the T20 World Cup team, Colin Munro’s Instagram account saw the cricketer make a comment about his decision to retire from the sport.

Colin Munro BBL

He extended his T20 portfolio by the BBL in 2017 with Sydney Sixers but he failed to achieve something that was bigger and better than what he is renowned for within New Zealand domestic circles. In three BBL games, Munro could only score 27 runs.

Why did Colin Munro not Play for New Zealand?

Perth Scorchers’ six-hitting star Colin Munro could have potentially been the difference in New Zealand at the Twenty20 World Cup. In the end, Munro was restricted to television punditry, lockdowns in Auckland as well, and a sense that the world was preparing to welcome him into retirement due to his participation in BBL ahead of the domestic game at home.

Colin Munro IPL

He’s been enlisted with The Delhi Daredevils in 2018 for their IPL season. The southpaw’s powerful strokes will be an integral aspect of New Zealand’s plan when they get ready for their participation in the 2019 World Cup in England. Colin Munro has made quite his name with this type of game.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Natal Durban South Africa
Children Son: Conor Munro
Daughter: Chloe Munro
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality New Zealander
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brother: Brett Munro
Spous Tehere Munro
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Pisces


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