Mark Ridgway      

Full name Mark William Ridgway

Born May 21, 1960, Warragul, Victoria

Current age 54 years 69 days

Major teams Tasmania

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Mark William Ridgway
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 46 57 18 462 70 11.84 0 1 15 0
List A 23 6 1 58 32 11.60 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 46 9829 5410 161 6/29 33.60 3.30 61.0 6 0
List A 23 1284 942 29 4/37 4/37 32.48 4.40 44.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1993-2000
List A span 1993-2000
Profile

A lion hearted veteran, Mark Ridgway is a pace bowler who has been a regular member of Tasmania's side since joining the State's ranks (following many years of plying his trade at club level in Melbourne) at the beginning of the 1993-94 season. From his short, stiff run-up and mechanical-style action, his predominant weapon is an outswinger but he also possesses the ability to deceptively swing the ball (particularly once the shine has been removed from it) in reverse fashion. Having previously continued to stave off thoughts of retirement with the sheer consistency of his performances, Ridgway did appear likely to give first class cricket away following Tasmania's unsuccessful 1998-99 campaign. But in a salutary reminder of his determination and passion for the game, he vowed to remain a member of its squad, especially enthusiastic to continue to serve his adopted State once it appeared that its principal strike bowler, Colin Miller, was to head to Victoria. Now approaching the age of forty, the bald scalped Ridgway is a larger than life character and is renowned among teammates and opponents alike for his sense of humour and free spirit both on and off the field. (John Polack, October 1999)

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Oct 20, 2000

Portrait of Mark Ridgway.

Mark Ridgway - Portrait 2000

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Jan 23, 2000

17 Oct 1999: Tasmanian bowler Mark Ridgway celebrates with teamates after taking the wicket of South Australia's Shane Deitz (0) in the first over, caught by Daniel Marsh during the Mercantile Mutual match between the South Australia Redbacks v Tasmania Tigers at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia.

Mark Ridgway celebrates with teammates, South Australia v Tasmania, MM Cup, 1999/00

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1999

17 Oct 1999: Tasmanian bowler Mark Ridgway celebrates with teamates after taking the wicket of South Australia's Shane Deitz (0) in the first over, caught by Daniel Marsh during the Mercantile Mutual match between the South Australia Redbacks v Tasmania Tigers at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia.

Ridgway celebrates a wicket, South Australia v Tasmania, Mercantile Mutual Cup, 1999/2000

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