John Fulton Reid (born 3 March 1956) is a former New Zealand cricketer. He was born in Auckland.
Reid played in 19 Tests and 25 One Day Internationals between 1979 and 1986. His Test average was 46.28 and included six Test centuries. His ODI average was 27.52.
He is a cousin of former Australian cricketer Bruce Reid, but is not related to former New Zealand captain John Richard Reid.
Unusual batting statistics
Despite having a very respectable batting average of 46.28, it was revealed that Reid had the biggest difference in batting averages from the first to second innings by Cricinfo. Whilst possessing a fantastic first innings average of 68.41, Reid's second innings average was a dismal 12.09, a difference of more than 56 runs.
- He holds the New Zealand record of scoring 1000 test runs in the least number of innings.
- He holds the record of scoring the most first class runs in a year outside England when he piled up 1915 runs at an average of 68.39.