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Doug Walters      

Full name Kevin Douglas Walters

Born December 21, 1945, Marshdale, Dungog, New South Wales

Current age 70 years 218 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Brother - TJ Walters

Kevin Douglas Walters
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 74 125 14 5357 250 48.26 15 33 23 43 0
ODIs 28 24 6 513 59 28.50 732 70.08 0 2 37 0 10 0
First-class 258 426 57 16180 253 43.84 45 81 149 0
List A 49 40 11 940 71 32.41 0 7 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 74 72 3295 1425 49 5/66 7/89 29.08 2.59 67.2 3 1 0
ODIs 28 10 314 273 4 2/24 2/24 68.25 5.21 78.5 0 0 0
First-class 258 14576 6782 190 7/63 35.69 2.79 76.7 6 0
List A 49 1107 825 29 4/28 4/28 28.44 4.47 38.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Dec 10-15, 1965 scorecard
Last Test Australia v India at Melbourne, Feb 7-11, 1981 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 5, 1971 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Feb 3, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1962/63 - 1980/81
List A span 1970/71 - 1980/81
Profile

Doug Walters holds a somewhat mythical place in Australian cricket. Small, cheeky, popular and multi-skilled, he would drink all night without getting drunk then wipe sleep from his eyes to make a shot-laden century or take a crucial wicket or stunning catch - sometimes, in folklore at least, on the same day. Sometimes cricket is not even the tale's focus. Michael Clarke, who is often compared to Walters, knows him only as a great bloke instead of a great batsman. It is a shame. He was more than a person whose card games were interrupted by falls of wicket.

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Oct 11, 1997

Nugget, Dougie and maxie on the podium at an SCG Doug Walters Club lunch

Speakers at the Doug Walters Club lunch

© New South Wales Cricket Association

Dec 1977

The World Series Cricket Australia team at St Kilda Football ground in Melbourne. Standing (from left): Kerry O'Keeffe, Ray Bright, Wayne Prior, Mick Malone, Ian Davis, Graham McKenzie, Len Pascoe, Rick McCosker, Rod Marsh, Ross Edwards, Dennis Lillee. Sitting: Ashley Mallett, Gary Gilmour, Ian Redpath, Ian Chappell (with bat), Doug Walters, Greg Chappell, Richie Robinson, David Hookes, Max Walker and Bruce Laird, December 1977

The World Series Cricket Australia team at St Kilda Football ground in Melbourne, December 1977

© Getty Images

1977

The WSC Australians pose for a photo at St Kilda Football Ground in 1977, Melbourne, 1977

The WSC Australians pose for a photo at St Kilda Football Ground in 1977

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Sri Lanka 117 Australia 66/2 (20 ov)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Brisbane
Jul 30-Aug 2, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle
Aug 4-8, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
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Aug 13-17, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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