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Tony Dell      

Full name Anthony Ross Dell

Born August 6, 1947, Lymington, Hampshire, England

Current age 67 years 136 days

Major teams Australia, Queensland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

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Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 2 2 6 3* - 26 23.07 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 41 57 27 169 13* 5.63 0 0 18 0
List A 6 3 2 1 1* 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 559 160 6 3/65 5/97 26.66 1.71 93.1 0 0 0
First-class 41 8549 3658 137 6/17 26.70 2.56 62.4 6 1
List A 6 354 185 10 4/31 4/31 18.50 3.13 35.4 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 12-17, 1971 scorecard
Last Test Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Dec 29, 1973 - Jan 2, 1974 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1970-1975
List A span 1970-1975
Profile

Tony Dell provided a reverse of the modern norm, in that he was born in England, had English parents, but played for Australia. A fast-medium left-arm bowler of stocky build, Dell debuted against England in the seventh and final Test at Sydney in 1970-71, taking five wickets in a new-ball partnership with Dennis Lillee, and won a second cap against New Zealand in 1973-74, but in an era when Australia possessed an embarrassment of pace bowlers - Lillee, Jeff Thomson, Max Walker, Geoff Dymock and Gary Gilmour were all above him in the pecking order - his chances were always going to be extremely limited. His career was brief, and he played only five domestic seasons. After retiring he travelled the world raising funds for the Australian International Sports Academy, now based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Australia v India at Brisbane - Dec 17-20
Australia won by 4 wickets
Melb Stars v Hurricanes at Melbourne - Dec 20
Hurricanes 71/3 (10.3/20 ov)
Syd Thunder v Heat at Sydney
Dec 21, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Scorchers v Strikers at Perth
Dec 22, 2014 (16:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
Hurricanes v Syd Sixers at Hobart
Dec 23, 2014 (19:10 local | 08:10 GMT | 03:10 EST | 02:10 CST | 00:10 PST)
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