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Paul Reiffel      

Full name Paul Ronald Reiffel

Born April 19, 1966, Box Hill, Victoria

Current age 48 years 82 days

Major teams Australia, Nottinghamshire, Victoria

Nickname Pistol

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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Paul Ronald Reiffel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 35 50 14 955 79* 26.52 2042 46.76 0 6 103 0 15 0
ODIs 92 57 21 503 58 13.97 709 70.94 0 1 26 1 25 0
First-class 167 208 59 3690 86 24.76 0 18 77 0
List A 158 99 36 882 58 14.00 0 1 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 35 67 6403 2804 104 6/71 8/152 26.96 2.62 61.5 3 5 0
ODIs 92 92 4732 3096 106 4/13 4/13 29.20 3.92 44.6 5 0 0
First-class 167 32772 14392 545 6/57 26.40 2.63 60.1 16 2
List A 158 7830 5153 166 4/13 4/13 31.04 3.94 47.1 6 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Perth, Feb 1-5, 1992 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Chennai, Mar 6-10, 1998 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 14, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jun 20, 1999 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1987-2002
List A span 1987-2001
Umpiring statistics
Test debut West Indies v New Zealand at North Sound, Jul 25-29, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Jun 12-16, 2014 scorecard
Test matches 10
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Feb 6, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet, Jul 24, 2013 scorecard
ODI matches 33
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 13, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Netherlands v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Mar 24, 2014 scorecard
T20I matches 13
T20I statistics
Profile

Paul Reiffel was a nagging right-arm seam bowler and a very capable lower order batsman. Throughout a career which saw him appear in many Tests and one-day internationals for his country, he was a player who distinguished himself with his ability to bowl an awkward line and length and to complement it with a capacity to cut the ball both ways off the pitch. His unstinting accuracy and control was also a key to his success. Reiffel experienced occasional problems with no-balling and was afflicted by a number of injuries that threatened to end his career at different times. But he remained an outstanding player and a highly valued member of Victorian and Australian teams for more than a decade. The laid-back Reiffel retired from international cricket after forming a part of Australia's victorious 1999 World Cup side, and from his state at the end of the 2001-02 season.
John Polack

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Feb 5, 2014

Shakib Al Hasan appeals for the wicket of Suranga Lakmal, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 2nd day, February 5, 2014

Shakib Al Hasan appeals for the wicket of Suranga Lakmal

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Feb 1, 2012

MS Dhoni lost his bat while attempting a big hit, Australia v India, 1st Twenty20, Stadium Australia, Sydney, February 1, 2012

MS Dhoni lost his bat while attempting a big hit

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Oct 24, 2008

The umpires Paul Reiffel and Paul Wilson leave the field, Western Australia v Tasmania, Ford Ranger Cup, Perth, October 24, 2008

The umpires Paul Reiffel and Paul Wilson leave the field

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Tour Results
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Jan 30, 2009
South Africa won by 39 runs
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2009
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 23, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Hobart - Jan 18, 2009
Australia won by 5 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Jan 16, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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