Joe Burns      

Full name Joseph Anthony Burns

Born September 6, 1989, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland

Current age 29 years 349 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Brisbane Heat, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Queensland, Queensland Under-19s, Queensland Under-23s, Sussex 2nd XI

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Relation Great-uncle - HV Burns

Joseph Anthony Burns
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 28 0 1123 180 40.10 1874 59.92 4 4 150 10 18 0
ODIs 6 6 0 146 69 24.33 184 79.34 0 1 16 1 2 0
First-class 111 196 14 7365 202* 40.46 13528 54.44 17 41 828 72 102 0
List A 68 68 9 2146 154 36.37 2668 80.43 3 12 181 53 28 0
T20s 62 59 9 1255 81* 25.10 1032 121.60 0 5 86 50 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 111 9 114 48 1 1/0 1/1 48.00 2.52 114.0 0 0 0
List A 68 2 18 33 1 1/20 1/20 33.00 11.00 18.0 0 0 0
T20s 62 8 54 71 3 1/8 1/8 23.66 7.88 18.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Australia at Belfast, Aug 27, 2015 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Manchester, Sep 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut South Australia v Queensland at Adelaide, Feb 21-24, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class England Lions v Australian XI at Canterbury, Jul 14-17, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v Western Australia at Brisbane, Dec 8, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Tasmania v Queensland at Sydney, Oct 6, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes at Brisbane, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades at Brisbane, Jan 10, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 0 Hick XII v Haddin XII Southampton 23 Jul 2019 Other
19, 9 Aust XI v Eng Lions Canterbury 14 Jul 2019 FC
133, 0* Australia A v Sussex Arundel 7 Jul 2019 FC
10 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 14 May 2019 FC
31, 3 Queensland v West Aust Perth 20 Mar 2019 FC
11, 0 Queensland v South Aust Brisbane 11 Mar 2019 FC
28, 0 Queensland v NSW Brisbane 3 Mar 2019 FC
60, 80 Queensland v Victoria Melbourne 23 Feb 2019 FC
180, 9 Australia v Sri Lanka Canberra 1 Feb 2019 Test # 2345
15 Australia v Sri Lanka Brisbane 24 Jan 2019 Test # 2343
Profile

A stylish batsman who plays straight, plays late and has the patience to wait for balls in his area, Joe Burns has proven his worth as a Test match opener for Australia but has battled to bed down a permanent place despite playing in an era where Australia has been desperate for quality Test batsmen.

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Jul 8, 2019

Joe Burns pulls a short ball, Sussex v Australia A, Tour Match, 2nd day, July 8, 2019

Joe Burns pulls a short ball

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Jul 2, 2019

After a prescribed rest period Burns began training again on June 17

After a prescribed rest period Burns began training again on June 17

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Feb 25, 2019

Joe Burns latches onto short delivery, Victoria v Queensland, Sheffield Shield, Junction Oval, February 25, 2019

Joe Burns latches onto short delivery

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Notes

Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year - 2013