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Brad Oldroyd      

Full name Bradley John Oldroyd

Born November 5, 1973, Bentley, Western Australia

Current age 41 years 210 days

Major teams Western Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Bradley John Oldroyd
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 30 41 14 289 47 10.70 0 0 8 0
List A 8 2 1 8 5 8.00 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 30 5009 2280 56 4/68 40.71 2.73 89.4 0 0
List A 8 348 272 6 2/36 2/36 45.33 4.68 58.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1995/96 - 2001/02
List A span 1998/99 - 2001/02
Profile

Brad Oldroyd has hovered on the fringes of his state team consistently over many seasons now, having first brought his considerable talents as a left arm orthodox spinner that into the first-class arena as long ago as 1995-96. From his considerable height, he is a slow bowler who gains considerable turn and bounce and bowls with a high level of accuracy. Above all, it is his ability to make deliveries spit at batsmen from just short of a good length which is his greatest asset; it was certainly this quality which was central in affording him the chance to participate in Western Australia's stirring Sheffield Shield Final victory of 1998-99. Despite the fact that the task of capturing first-class wickets on a regular basis has never been an easy task for slow bowlers based in Perth, Oldroyd also enjoyed a memorable start to the 2000-01 season, gaining selection in the process in an Australia 'A' side which met the touring West Indians in a fixture in Hobart. He remains a tremendously combative and fiery player at club level and has enjoyed the status of being the best spinner in Western Australian cricket for several years now. (John Polack, August 2001)

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Oct 23, 2001

Portrait of Brad Oldroyd, October 2001

Brad Oldroyd - Portrait October 2001

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