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Michael Di Venuto      

Full name Michael James Di Venuto

Born December 12, 1973, Hobart, Tasmania

Current age 40 years 346 days

Major teams Australia, Italy, Australia A, Derbyshire, Derbyshire 2nd XI, Durham, Northern Territory Cricket Association Invitation XI, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI, Tasmania

Nickname Diva

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Legbreak googly

Height 1.80 m

Education St Virgil's College, Hobart

Michael James Di Venuto
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 9 9 0 241 89 26.77 281 85.76 0 2 28 0 1 0
First-class 336 591 42 25200 254* 45.90 60 146 417 0
List A 302 296 18 9217 173* 33.15 15 48 123 0
Twenty20 54 52 5 1085 95* 23.08 913 118.83 0 7 148 9 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 336 807 484 5 1/0 96.80 3.59 161.4 0 0
List A 302 200 181 5 1/10 1/10 36.20 5.43 40.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 54 5 78 88 5 3/19 3/19 17.60 6.76 15.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v Australia at East London, Mar 29, 1997 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Dec 17, 1997 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1991/92
Last First-class Somerset v Durham at Taunton, May 22-24, 2012 scorecard
List A debut 1992/93
Last List A Surrey v Durham at The Oval, Aug 29, 2011 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Italy v Papua New Guinea at Dubai (CA2), Mar 22, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3 Durham 2nd v Nthants 2nd Brandon 26 Jun 2012 Other
156* Durham 2nd v Nthants 2nd Brandon 25 Jun 2012 Other OD
96, 26 Durham v Somerset Taunton 22 May 2012 FC
14, 38 Durham v Somerset Chester-le-Street 9 May 2012 FC
29, 12 Durham v Warwickshire Birmingham 2 May 2012 FC
30, 29 Durham v Middlesex Lord's 19 Apr 2012 FC
11, 6 Durham v Notts Chester-le-Street 12 Apr 2012 FC
143 Durham v Yorkshire Chester-le-Street 1 Apr 2012 Other
7 Italy v P.N.G. Dubai (CA2) 22 Mar 2012 T20
35 Italy v Namibia Dubai (CA) 20 Mar 2012 T20
Profile

Michael di Venuto shot into the Australian one-day team as an opener with his brutal stroke-play that was a precursor to Adam Gilchrist's dominance, but he couldn't sustain the devastation and was dropped in the same year he made his debut.

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Mar 19, 2012

Michael Di Venuto is bowled by Matthew Parker, Italy v Scotland, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Dubai, March 19, 2012

Michael Di Venuto is bowled by Matthew Parker

© ICC/Barry Chambers

Sep 14, 2011

Michael Di Venuto was bowled by Richard Jones, Durham v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, September 14, 2011

Michael Di Venuto was bowled by Richard Jones

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Aug 2, 2011

Michael Di Venuto held Durham together with 132, Durham v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, August 2, 2011

Michael Di Venuto held Durham together with 132

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