Jon Holland      

Full name Jonathan Mark Holland

Born May 29, 1987, Sandringham, Victoria

Current age 32 years 113 days

Major teams Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Australian Institute of Sports, Carlton, Melbourne Renegades, Victoria, Victoria Second XI

Nickname Dutchy

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 1.81 m

Jonathan Mark Holland
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 5 6 3 3.00 46 13.04 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 69 85 35 738 55 14.76 1547 47.70 0 1 87 8 23 0
List A 50 29 14 143 14 9.53 239 59.83 0 0 9 2 14 0
T20s 28 6 2 7 5* 1.75 15 46.66 0 0 0 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 960 574 9 3/83 4/209 63.77 3.58 106.6 0 0 0
First-class 69 129 14691 7316 229 7/82 9/170 31.94 2.98 64.1 7 10 0
List A 50 49 2515 2051 63 6/29 6/29 32.55 4.89 39.9 1 1 0
T20s 28 25 456 605 16 2/19 2/19 37.81 7.96 28.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Aug 4-6, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Oct 16-19, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut South Australia v Victoria at Adelaide, Oct 14-17, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class England Lions v Australian XI at Canterbury, Jul 14-17, 2019 scorecard
List A debut South Australia v Victoria at Adelaide, Oct 12, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Victoria v New South Wales at Sydney, Oct 21, 2016 scorecard
T20s debut New South Wales v Victoria at Sydney, Jan 17, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades at Adelaide, Feb 2, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/2, 1/43 Haddin XII v Hick XII Southampton 23 Jul 2019 Other
0, 2/56, 0/81 Aust XI v Eng Lions Canterbury 14 Jul 2019 FC
3/49, 2*, 3/30 Australia A v Sussex Arundel 7 Jul 2019 FC
0, 4*, 0/30 Victoria v NSW Melbourne 28 Mar 2019 FC
1/50, 0, 2/56 Victoria v South Aust Adelaide 20 Mar 2019 FC
12*, 5/31, 18*, 0/10 Victoria v NSW Sydney 12 Mar 2019 FC
1, 1/36, 2/42 Victoria v Tasmania Melbourne 5 Mar 2019 FC
2/120, 16*, 5/72 Victoria v Queensland Melbourne 23 Feb 2019 FC
0/35, 4/28 CA XI v Sri Lankans Hobart 17 Jan 2019 Other
5/65, 1/63 Victoria v West Aust Melbourne 7 Dec 2018 FC
Profile

In his early days, Jon Holland was rated so highly that within a year of his state debut he was in Australia's ODI squad for the 2009 tour of India. He did not play a match on that trip but it seemed a sign that it would only be a matter of time. In fact, it would not be until 2016 that he would again tour with Australia, this time called into the Test squad in Sri Lanka as an injury replacement for Steve O'Keefe. A left-arm orthodox spinner, Holland is naturally attacking bowler with subtle changes of pace and the ability to gain considerable turn. However, his opportunities in Victoria weren't always guaranteed, with legspinner Fawad Ahmed generally preferred at times as the frontline spin option. At the time of his Test call-up, Holland had played no more than three Shield matches per season for the previous four summers. However, when his opportunities did arrive he had taken them: 13 wickets at 23.69 in 2014-15 and 14 at 20.92 in 2015-16. Notably, he stepped up with eight wickets for the match in the Shield final in March 2016 to help Victoria win the title in Adelaide. He took 50 wickets in the 2016-17 season when Victoria claimed their third straight title. Despite that haul, O'Keefe was preferred as Nathan Lyon's spin partner in India and Bangladesh in 2017. O'Keefe's off-field indiscretions opened the door again in 2018. Holland went on the ill-fated tour of South Africa and then played two more Tests in the UAE as Lyon's partner against Pakistan but took just four wickets for series. He played a key part in Victoria's 2018-19 Shield triumph and was selected for the Australia A tour of the UK in 2019.
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Oct 10, 2018

Jon Holland completes a return catch, Pakistan v Australia, 1st Test, Dubai, 4th day, October 10, 2018

Jon Holland completes a return catch

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Oct 2, 2018

Jon Holland gives the ball a twirl, Pakistan A v Australia, Dubai, 4th day, October 2, 2018

Jon Holland gives the ball a twirl

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Mar 20, 2018

Jon Holland trains during an Australia nets session, South Africa v Australia, Cape Town, March 20, 2018

Jon Holland trains during an Australia nets session

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