George Bailey      

Full name George John Bailey

Born September 7, 1982, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 32 years 173 days

Major teams Australia, Scotland, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Tasmania

Nickname Hector

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.78 m

George John Bailey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 8 1 183 53 26.14 311 58.84 0 1 15 8 10 0
ODIs 57 54 6 2017 156 42.02 2333 86.45 2 15 144 44 31 0
T20Is 28 25 7 470 63 26.11 334 140.71 0 2 37 20 9 0
First-class 107 189 16 6487 160* 37.49 11862 54.68 14 33 101 0
List A 199 185 20 5908 156 35.80 6954 84.95 7 37 91 0
Twenty20 107 94 25 1954 71 28.31 1458 134.01 0 9 162 65 48 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 107 84 46 0 - - - 3.28 - 0 0 0
List A 199 53 40 1 1/19 1/19 40.00 4.52 53.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 107 1 12 24 0 - - - 12.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 21-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at Kingstown, Mar 16, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 14, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Australia at Dhaka, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Tasmania at Sydney, Dec 16-19, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v South Australia at Hobart, Dec 9-12, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 14, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers at Hobart, Jan 11, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
55 Australia v England Melbourne 14 Feb 2015 ODI # 3600
46 Australia v U.A.E. Melbourne 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
44 Australia v India Adelaide 8 Feb 2015 Other OD
2 Australia v England Perth 1 Feb 2015 ODI # 3597
- Australia v India Sydney 26 Jan 2015 ODI # 3592
5 Australia v India Melbourne 18 Jan 2015 ODI # 3582
10 Australia v England Sydney 16 Jan 2015 ODI # 3578
6 Hurricanes v Scorchers Hobart 11 Jan 2015 T20
9* Hurricanes v Syd Thunder Sydney 9 Jan 2015 T20
20 Hurricanes v Melb Reneg Hobart 7 Jan 2015 T20
Profile

An important man in Tasmania's middle order for the past few seasons, George Bailey added the captaincy to his list of responsibilities for 2009-10. He had been the deputy under Daniel Marsh for three seasons and it was no surprise, when Marsh stepped down, that Bailey was named as his successor. In his first season as full-time captain he led the Tigers to the FR Cup title and, having been the competition's second-top scorer with 538 runs at 59.77 including his first century, was called into Australia's ODI squad for the Chappell-Hadlee Series in March 2010. He didn't play any match in that series, but his captaincy for Tasmania so impressed the selectors that he was named Australia's Twenty20 captain in the 2011-12 season. That made him the first player since Dave Gregory in the first Test match in 1877, to be named captain in his first match for Australia in any format. This despite his ordinary batting record in the format: he'd scored only one T20 half-century in the last three seasons.

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Feb 14, 2015

George Bailey leaps off the ground in pursuit of a catch, Australia v England, Group A, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 14, 2015

George Bailey leaps off the ground in pursuit of a catch

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Feb 14, 2015

George Bailey whips one through the leg side, Australia v England, Group A, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 14, 2015

George Bailey whips one through the leg side

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Feb 14, 2015

George Bailey falls over attempting a pull, Australia v England, Group A, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 14, 2015

George Bailey falls over attempting a pull

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Notes

Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2014

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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