Peter Handscomb      

Full name Peter Stephen Patrick Handscomb

Born April 26, 1991, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 24 years 69 days

Major teams Australia Under-19s, Leicestershire 2nd XI, Victoria, Victoria Under-17s, Victoria Under-23s

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Peter Stephen Patrick Handscomb
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 41 67 3 2258 134 35.28 4421 51.07 4 15 266 5 60 4
List A 28 26 8 701 72 38.94 932 75.21 0 3 53 10 28 2
Twenty20 21 17 8 278 103* 30.88 229 121.39 1 0 18 8 7 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 41 1 12 21 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
List A 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane, Oct 11-14, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, May 18-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v Victoria at Brisbane, Oct 9, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Victoria v Western Australia at Sydney, Oct 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars at Perth, Dec 12, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Gloucestershire at Taunton, Jul 3, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10* Gloucs v Somerset Taunton 3 Jul 2015 T20
39 Gloucs v Surrey The Oval 1 Jul 2015 T20
- Gloucs v Sussex Bristol 26 Jun 2015 T20
0 Gloucs v Somerset Bristol 19 Jun 2015 T20
29 Gloucs v Middlesex Richmond 14 Jun 2015 T20
9 Gloucs v Glamorgan Bristol 12 Jun 2015 T20
4 Gloucs v Essex Chelmsford 11 Jun 2015 T20
- Gloucs v Kent Beckenham 5 Jun 2015 T20
58 Glouc 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 4 Jun 2015 Other T20
7 Gloucs v Essex Bristol 24 May 2015 T20
Profile

A promising right-hand opening batsman, Peter Handscomb impressed during his Sheffield Shield debut in 2011-12 when he made a patient 71 on an early season Gabba pitch. Handscomb had earned his first rookie contract with Victoria earlier in the year, following a strong summer of club cricket with St Kilda. A talented junior tennis player, Handscomb chose a career on the pitch rather than on the court. The Australian-born son of English parents, he holds a British passport but has lived all of his life in Melbourne. His allegiance is firmly with the country of his birth, and he represented Australia's Under-19 side in 2009.
Brydon Coverdale

Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Jul 1, 2015

Peter Handscomb top-scored with 39, Surrey v Gloucestershire, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Kia Oval, July 1, 2015

Peter Handscomb top-scored with 39

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Jan 21, 2015

Peter Handscomb brought up his hundred with a six, Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2014-15, Melbourne, January 21, 2015

Peter Handscomb brought up his hundred with a six

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Nov 8, 2014

Peter Handscomb looks to pierce the off side, Tasmania v Victoria, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, 1st day, Hobart, November 8, 2014

Peter Handscomb looks to pierce the off side

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Tournament Results
Scorchers v Heat at Perth - Jan 19, 2013
Heat won by 34 runs
Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 16, 2013
Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Melb Reneg v Heat at Melbourne (Docklands) - Jan 15, 2013
Heat won by 15 runs
Hurricanes v Heat at Hobart - Jan 12, 2013
Heat won by 8 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
Strikers v Scorchers at Adelaide - Jan 10, 2013
Scorchers won by 98 runs
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