Ben Hilfenhaus      

Full name Benjamin William Hilfenhaus

Born March 15, 1983, Ulverstone, Tasmania

Current age 32 years 166 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Hobart Hurricanes, Nottinghamshire, Tasmania

Nickname Hilfy

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 1.86 m

Benjamin William Hilfenhaus
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 38 12 355 56* 13.65 655 54.19 0 1 48 5 7 0
ODIs 25 11 8 29 16 9.66 69 42.02 0 0 2 0 10 0
T20Is 7 3 1 2 2 1.00 10 20.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 103 147 40 1392 56* 13.00 0 3 30 0
List A 78 34 21 119 18* 9.15 206 57.76 0 0 8 0 20 0
Twenty20 69 29 16 126 38* 9.69 134 94.02 0 0 3 5 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 49 6078 2822 99 5/75 8/97 28.50 2.78 61.3 7 2 0
ODIs 25 25 1216 1075 29 5/33 5/33 37.06 5.30 41.9 0 1 0
T20Is 7 7 156 161 9 2/15 2/15 17.88 6.19 17.3 0 0 0
First-class 103 188 22870 11268 386 7/58 10/87 29.19 2.95 59.2 20 13 1
List A 78 78 4169 3200 89 5/33 5/33 35.95 4.60 46.8 1 1 0
Twenty20 69 69 1516 1875 86 4/27 4/27 21.80 7.42 17.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Feb 26-Mar 2, 2009 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart, Dec 14-18, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v New Zealand at Hobart, Jan 14, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 10, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 9, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Sep 5, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Oct 17-20, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Oct 22, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Tasmania v South Australia at Sydney, Oct 12, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Northamptonshire at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 4/67, 9, 1/53 Notts v Worcs Nottingham 29 Jun 2015 FC
2/35 Notts v Northants Nottingham 27 Jun 2015 T20
3/29, 1 Notts v Derbyshire Derby 26 Jun 2015 T20
28*, 2/75, 17* Notts v Yorkshire Leeds 22 Jun 2015 FC
10*, 0/42, 12*, 0/57 Notts v Somerset Taunton 14 Jun 2015 FC
4, 1/21 Notts v Warwickshire Birmingham 12 Jun 2015 T20
2/36 Notts v Worcs Worcester 7 Jun 2015 T20
18, 1/52, 1/47 Tasmania v South Aust Adelaide 24 Feb 2015 FC
1, 1/60, 0 Tasmania v Queensland Hobart 16 Feb 2015 FC
52, 3/126, 6 Tasmania v NSW Hobart 7 Feb 2015 FC
Profile

The journey took a little longer than expected, but Ben Hilfenhaus picked up a baggy green in 2008-09 to re-confirm his status as one of Australia's bowling stars. While back and knee injuries have worn him down at times, he pushed through the problems to join Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle in a bowling attack that could become frightening if the trio stays together. Hilfenhaus swings the ball at speed and gained seven South African wickets in the three games before going home to rest his back ahead of the Ashes tour.

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Dec 20, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus finished with 4 for 27, Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes, Big Bash League 2014-15, Melbourne, December 20, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus finished with 4 for 27

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Dec 10, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates a wicket, Tasmania v South Australia, Sheffield Shield, Hobart, 2nd day, December 10, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus celebrates a wicket

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Oct 15, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus removed a well-set Ahmed Shehzad, Pakistan A v Australians, 1st day, Sharjah, October 15, 2014

Ben Hilfenhaus removed a well-set Ahmed Shehzad

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Notes

Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 2002

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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