Xavier Doherty      

Full name Xavier John Doherty

Born November 22, 1982, Scottsdale, Tasmania

Current age 31 years 306 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Hobart Hurricanes, Tasmania

Nickname X

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 1.78 m

Relation Brother - PN Doherty

Xavier John Doherty
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 3 51 18* 12.75 159 32.07 0 0 8 0 2 0
ODIs 54 21 14 100 15* 14.28 182 54.94 0 0 5 1 17 0
T20Is 11 4 3 18 9* 18.00 17 105.88 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 63 100 20 1076 53* 13.45 3000 35.86 0 2 24 0
List A 156 81 38 729 53 16.95 1037 70.29 0 1 50 0
Twenty20 58 19 12 131 33 18.71 109 120.18 0 0 7 3 18 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 6 918 548 7 3/131 3/131 78.28 3.58 131.1 0 0 0
ODIs 54 50 2516 1987 51 4/28 4/28 38.96 4.73 49.3 3 0 0
T20Is 11 11 228 300 10 3/20 3/20 30.00 7.89 22.8 0 0 0
First-class 63 12077 6480 153 6/149 42.35 3.21 78.9 5 4 0
List A 156 7359 5704 172 4/18 4/18 33.16 4.65 42.7 9 0 0
Twenty20 58 58 1224 1541 47 4/17 4/17 32.78 7.55 26.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 25-29, 2010 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Mohali, Mar 14-18, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Nov 3, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I India v Australia at Rajkot, Oct 10, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Tasmania v South Australia at Hobart, Mar 11-13, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hobart Hurricanes v Northern Districts at Raipur, Sep 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/17 Hurricanes v Northern D Raipur 23 Sep 2014 T20
0/29 Hurricanes v Cape Cobras Hyderabad (Deccan) 21 Sep 2014 T20
1/49, 43, 0/14 Tasmania v South Aust Hobart 11 Mar 2014 FC
0, 4/130, 20* Tasmania v Victoria Melbourne 3 Mar 2014 FC
32, 0/12, 22, 1/18 Tasmania v Queensland Hobart 20 Feb 2014 FC
5*, 2/31, 0, 1/67 Tasmania v Western Aust Perth 12 Feb 2014 FC
1/29 Hurricanes v Scorchers Perth 7 Feb 2014 T20
1*, 0/40 Australia v England Adelaide 26 Jan 2014 ODI # 3463
1/28 Australia v England Sydney 19 Jan 2014 ODI # 3457
1/29 Australia v England Melbourne 12 Jan 2014 ODI # 3454
Profile

A left-arm spinner who is at his best in limited-overs cricket, Xavier Doherty has generally been Australia's first-choice slow bowler in the ODI outfit since he took four wickets on debut against Sri Lanka in November 2010. That was also the month that Doherty was handed a baggy green for the first time and he struggled for impact in the two Ashes Tests he played at the Gabba and Adelaide Oval, collecting three wickets for 306 runs. It was nearly two and a half years until he was given another chance at Test cricket, on Australia's disastrous tour of India in early 2013, and again his lack of penetration was notable. In Hyderabad and Mohali he took a combined 4 for 242 and while he often bowled tight, he pitched the ball too full and imparted too little turn to be a true Test weapon. In one-day internationals his results have been stronger and the Australians missed him at the 2011 World Cup on the subcontinent, when a back injury kept him from touring. A steady, accurate and intelligent bowler who knows his game well, Doherty has been part of the domestic scene in Australia for more than a decade.

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Sep 21, 2014

Xavier Doherty had figures of 4-0-29-0, Cape Cobras v Hobart Hurricanes, Champions League T20, Hyderabad, September 21, 2014

Xavier Doherty had figures of 4-0-29-0

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Mar 6, 2014

Xavier Doherty and Luke Butterworth walk off after securing the draw, Victoria v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Melbourne, 4th day, March 6, 2014

Xavier Doherty and Luke Butterworth walk off after securing the draw

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Jan 26, 2014

Xavier Doherty prepares to bowl as the shadows lengthen, Australia v England, 5th ODI, Adelaide, January 26, 2014

Xavier Doherty prepares to bowl as the shadows lengthen

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Notes

First-class Debut: Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart, 2001/02

Results
Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart - Mar 22-26, 2013
Match drawn
Western Aust v Queensland at Perth - Mar 14-17, 2013
Queensland won by 120 runs
Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart - Mar 14-17, 2013
Tasmania won by 111 runs
NSW v South Aust at Sydney - Mar 14-16, 2013
NSW won by 8 wickets
South Aust v Western Aust at Adelaide - Mar 7-10, 2013
Western Aust won by 1 wicket
Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane - Mar 7-10, 2013
Tasmania won by 163 runs
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