Clint McKay      

Full name Clinton James McKay

Born February 20, 1983, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 32 years 137 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Leicestershire, Melbourne Stars, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Victoria, Victoria Second XI, Yorkshire

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 1.94 m

Clinton James McKay
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 10 10 10.00 15 66.66 0 0 1 0 1 0
ODIs 59 31 10 190 30 9.04 337 56.37 0 0 15 2 7 0
T20Is 6 4 2 19 7 9.50 22 86.36 0 0 1 1 0 0
First-class 52 75 9 1261 65 19.10 2187 57.65 0 4 142 27 16 0
List A 109 54 13 463 57 11.29 682 67.88 0 1 37 10 13 0
Twenty20 72 33 15 208 21* 11.55 167 124.55 0 0 12 10 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 168 101 1 1/56 1/101 101.00 3.60 168.0 0 0 0
ODIs 59 59 2965 2364 97 5/28 5/28 24.37 4.78 30.5 4 2 0
T20Is 6 6 136 183 4 2/24 2/24 45.75 8.07 34.0 0 0 0
First-class 52 100 10748 5089 175 6/40 8/101 29.08 2.84 61.4 8 4 0
List A 109 109 5620 4410 161 5/28 5/28 27.39 4.70 34.9 5 2 0
Twenty20 72 72 1571 2111 85 4/24 4/24 24.83 8.06 18.4 2 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Australia v West Indies at Perth, Dec 16-20, 2009 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Australia at Hyderabad (Deccan), Nov 5, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth, Oct 31, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I India v Australia at Rajkot, Oct 10, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Victoria v Queensland at Melbourne, Nov 24-27, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Leicestershire v Kent at Leicester, Jul 5-7, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v Tasmania at Melbourne, Nov 12, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Queensland v Victoria at Sydney, Oct 14, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Western Australia v Victoria at Perth, Jan 4, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Leicestershire v Warwickshire at Leicester, Jul 4, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4, 2/54, 1, 0/29 Leics v Kent Leicester 5 Jul 2015 FC
2/31 Leics v Warwickshire Leicester 4 Jul 2015 T20
1/27, 3 Leics v Durham Chester-le-Street 3 Jul 2015 T20
10*, 1/29 Leics v Yorkshire Leicester 26 Jun 2015 T20
3/61, 13, 1/81, 13* Leics v Glamorgan Cardiff 22 Jun 2015 FC
2/41 Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 Jun 2015 T20
1/22, 1 Leics v Derbyshire Derby 18 Jun 2015 T20
0/9 Leics v Northants Leicester 12 Jun 2015 T20
2/57, 6*, 1/72, 6 Leics v Surrey Leicester 7 Jun 2015 FC
4/24 Leics v Notts Nottingham 5 Jun 2015 T20
Profile

A tall seamer with good control and variety, Clint McKay has been the most permanent member of Australia's one-day attack for the past two years, and one of its most reliable. Although he lacks the pace desired by Australia's coaches and selectors for the Test side, McKay's accuracy and subtle slower deliveries have made him an ODI specialist. A back-of-the-hand slower ball brought him the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar on ODI debut; Tendulkar had made 175, but in a high-scoring match the breakthrough meant victory for Australia. A Test debut against West Indies in Perth followed, but he struggled for impact and claimed just one wicket. A regular in the ODI team throughout 2010, McKay was kept out of the 2011 World Cup by a stress fracture in his left foot and it was not until February 2012 that he regained his spot in the one-day team. That began a period of consistency that culminated in McKay being named Australia's ODI Cricketer of the Year at the Allan Border Medal night in early 2013. Touring India in 2013, McKay started to leak runs a little more freely but he again performed solidly in the home ODIs against England in January 2014, which was all the more impressive as he had recently been dropped by the Melbourne Stars.

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Jun 2, 2015

Clint McKay was pretty pleased after removing Ravi Bopara, Essex v Leicestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day, June 2, 2015

Clint McKay was pretty pleased after removing Ravi Bopara

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May 22, 2015

Jigar Naik is congratulated by Clint McKay, Leicestershire v Derbyshire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Grace Road, May 22, 2015

Jigar Naik is congratulated by Clint McKay

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Jan 17, 2014

James Faulkner celebrates the win with Clint McKay, Australia v England, 2nd ODI, Gabba, January 17, 2014

James Faulkner celebrates the win with Clint McKay

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Notes

Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2013

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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