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Geoff Foley      

Full name Geoffrey Ian Foley

Born October 11, 1967, Jandowae, Queensland

Current age 47 years 20 days

Major teams Cheshire, Marylebone Cricket Club, Queensland

Nickname Axle

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 65 104 11 2846 155 30.60 2 16 72 0
List A 50 42 8 962 66 28.29 0 6 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 65 4619 2407 44 5/25 54.70 3.12 104.9 1 0
List A 50 1339 1021 33 4/34 4/34 30.93 4.57 40.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1989-2000
List A span 1989-2001
Profile

Veteran all-rounder Geoff Foley could be classified as Queensland's "Mr Dependable" in both the Pura Milk and Mercantile Mutual Cups, having filled various roles for the Bulls since his first-class debut against Pakistan in 1990. Foley, who opened the innings that day to score 155 (which remains his highest score), bats left-handed and bowls right-handed. He has been shuffled up and down the order during his career but has found a home at No.6 for the Bulls, while his savvy off-spin has evolved after originally bowling medium pace. Foley, an economical bowler who relies on flight and a resolute batsman capable of holding an innings together, has made one appearance for Australia A against the West Indies in 1996-97 and is also a consistent performer in English league cricket, most notably with Radcliffe in the Lancashire League. (Paul Andreacchio, December 1999)

Latest Photos

Sep 2, 2000

Burnley professional Geoff Foley in early difficulties against a lively Tama Canning at Thorneyholme Road

Burnley professional Geoff Foley in early difficulties against a lively Tama Canning at Thorneyholme Road

© Nigel Stockley

Nov 6, 1999

Geoff Foley, Queensland

Geoff Foley, Queensland

© Action Photographics

Nov 16, 1997

Phil Emery stumps Geoff Foley during the Sheffield Shield match between NSW and Queensland at Newcastle. 16th Nov 1997

Phil Emery stumps Geoff Foley, New South Wales v Queensland, Sheffield Shield, 1997/98

© Action Photographics

Notes

Club: University of Queensland

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 22/1
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne - Oct 31-Nov 3
NSW 266/8
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide - Oct 31-Nov 3
Queensland 314/4
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth - Oct 31-Nov 3
Tasmania 215 Western Aust 20/0
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