Steve Rixon      

Full name Stephen John Rixon

Born February 25, 1954, Albury, New South Wales

Current age 61 years 133 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

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Stephen John Rixon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 24 3 394 54 18.76 0 2 33 0 42 5
ODIs 6 6 3 40 20* 13.33 98 40.81 0 0 1 0 9 2
First-class 151 221 35 4303 128 23.13 6 14 395 65
List A 53 42 13 434 52 14.96 0 1 64 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 151 18 20 0 - - - 6.66 - 0 0 0
List A 53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Brisbane, Dec 2-6, 1977 scorecard
Last Test Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Dec 30, 1984 - Jan 2, 1985 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at St John's, Feb 22, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Sharjah, Mar 29, 1985 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1974/75 - 1987/88
List A span 1974/75 - 1986/87
Profile

A sound wicketkeeper and dependable lower-order batsman who entered the NSW team following the retirement of Brian Taber, Rixon was thrust into the spotlight when chosen for Australia against India and the West Indies in 1977-78 after Rodney Marsh and Richie Robinson were signed up for World Series Cricket. After being Marsh's understudy during the 1981 Ashes tour he received his next international opportunity when Marsh retired and Wayne Phillips was injured in 1984-85. He signed for a lucrative, but rebel, tour of South Africa in 1985-86 which ended his Test career. At the time of his retirement in 1988 he had played more games for New South Wales than anyone else.

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Jul 16, 2013

Glenn McGrath and Steve Rixon at Australia's training session, Lord's, July 16, 2013

Glenn McGrath and Steve Rixon at Australia's training session

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Feb 22, 2013

Steve Rixon hands debutant Moises Henriques his baggy green, India v Australia, 1st Test, Chennai, 1st day, February 22, 2013

Steve Rixon hands debutant Moises Henriques his baggy green

© BCCI

Aug 26, 2012

Michael Clarke speaks to the media as Steve Rixon looks on, Sharjah, August 26, 2012

Michael Clarke speaks to the media as Steve Rixon looks on

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Notes

New Zealand coach 1996-1999
New South Wales coach 1989/90-1994/95, 2000/01-2003-04
Surrey coach 2004-2006

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