Mark Cosgrove      

Full name Mark James Cosgrove

Born June 14, 1984, Elizabeth, Adelaide, South Australia

Current age 31 years 51 days

Major teams Australia, Glamorgan, South Australia, Sydney Sixers, Tasmania

Nickname Cozzie

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.75 m

Mark James Cosgrove
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 3 3 0 112 74 37.33 116 96.55 0 1 12 2 0 0
First-class 149 265 17 10327 233 41.64 16313 63.30 25 62 106 0
List A 129 126 4 3835 121 31.43 4387 87.41 4 29 39 0
Twenty20 86 83 5 1832 89 23.48 1559 117.51 0 7 196 41 18 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 3 2 30 13 1 1/1 1/1 13.00 2.60 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 149 3462 1896 45 3/3 42.13 3.28 76.9 0 0 0
List A 129 989 1043 18 2/21 2/21 57.94 6.32 54.9 0 0 0
Twenty20 86 15 185 301 9 2/11 2/11 33.44 9.76 20.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v Australia at Fatullah, Apr 28, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Leicestershire at Cheltenham, Jul 15-18, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Yorkshire v Leicestershire at Leeds, Aug 3, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Victoria v South Australia at Melbourne, Jan 8, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Leicestershire at Northampton, Jul 12, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23 Leics v Yorkshire Leeds 3 Aug 2015 LA
0/14, 17 Leics v Gloucs Leicester 31 Jul 2015 LA
0 Leics v Northants Northampton 29 Jul 2015 LA
1/5, 74, 0/33, 24 Leics v Gloucs Cheltenham 15 Jul 2015 FC
9 Leics v Northants Northampton 12 Jul 2015 T20
21 Leics v Lancashire Leicester 10 Jul 2015 T20
74 Leics v Warwickshire Leicester 4 Jul 2015 T20
4 Leics v Yorkshire Leicester 26 Jun 2015 T20
38, 14 Leics v Glamorgan Cardiff 22 Jun 2015 FC
44 Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 Jun 2015 T20
Profile

One of the most consistent scorers in Australian domestic cricket over the past few years, Mark Cosgrove would love nothing more than to be judged on his weight of runs, not his weight. But the modern cricket landscape focuses so heavily on fitness that it is difficult to see Cosgrove adding to the three one-day internationals he played in 2006. By then, he was already a big man with an even larger reputation. A hard-hitting batsman known for his punishment of anything outside off from the fast men, Cosgrove made his first-class debut at 18 and was named the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year in 2005. Nicknamed "Baby Boof" in those days, Cosgrove did his best to upstage his South Australia team-mate Darren Lehmann during a brilliant 2005-06 that began with a month-long suspension for returning unfit from a club stint in England. South Australia's ultimatum was lose five kilograms or the state contract. His response was to strike 736 runs at 66.90 in the Pura Cup and 591 at 73.87 in the one-day competition, which led to his ODI call-up. On debut against Bangladesh, Cosgrove opened and made 74 from 69 balls, but his stint in the team was short-lived.

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Jul 4, 2015

Mark Cosgrove's 74 was in a losing cause, Leicestershire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Grace Road, July 4, 2015

Mark Cosgrove's 74 was in a losing cause

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May 12, 2015

Mark Cosgrove flicks to leg during his innings of 44, Surrey v Leicestershire, County Championship, Division Two, 3rd day, Kia Oval, May 12, 2015

Mark Cosgrove flicks to leg during his innings of 44

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Mar 3, 2014

Mark Cosgrove fends off the pink ball, Victoria v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield, Melbourne, 1st day, March 3, 2014

Mark Cosgrove fends off the pink ball

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Notes

Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 2002

Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year - 2005

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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