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Tim Zoehrer      

Full name Timothy Joseph Zoehrer

Born September 25, 1961, Armadale, Perth, Western Australia

Current age 53 years 37 days

Major teams Australia, Western Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Timothy Joseph Zoehrer
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 14 2 246 52* 20.50 581 42.34 0 1 30 2 18 1
ODIs 22 15 3 130 50 10.83 183 71.03 0 1 9 0 21 2
First-class 147 206 25 5348 168 29.54 7 27 423 38
List A 72 49 14 786 83 22.45 0 4 85 6
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 147 3487 1768 38 5/58 46.52 3.04 91.7 1 0
List A 72 36 30 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Feb 21-25, 1986 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 10-15, 1987 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 5, 1986 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Perth, Jan 16, 1994 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1980-1994
List A span 1980-1994
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15, 0/33 CA Chairman v Sth Africans Perth (Lilac Hill) 9 Dec 2005 Other
Profile

An efficient livewire behind the stumps, a capable late middle-order batsman, a surprisingly competent lespinner, and a perennial understudy, Tim Zoehrer first played for Western Australia in 1980-81 aged 19, but for several seasons thereafter was kept on the sidelines by WA's No. 1, Rod Marsh. He took the opportunities that came his way, scoring 104 against New South Wales in 1982-83, and when Marsh retired he was the automatic choice. He was picked for Australia's tour of New Zealand in 1986-87 and was expected to hold down the Test role for some time. But he had the misfortune of being part of a side in transition and that, allied to his sometimes explosive personality, led to his being replaced by Greg Dyer, briefly, and then Ian Healy. From then on Zoehrer's role was as Healy's understudy. He toured England in 1989 and 1993 - when he finished second to Shane Warne in the first-class bowling averages with 12 wickets at 20.83 - and made his final international appearance in a World Series match in 1993-94, a one-off after almost seven years out of the side. The impression that he was destined to spend his time in the shadows was cemented when WA imported Adam Gilchrist from New South Wales to replace him. It caused ructions in the state, where Zoehrer was a popular figure - Gilchrist was booed by the home supporters in his first few appearances - but his career was over. He subsequently published a no-holds-barred - and slightly bitter - autobiography, The Gloves Are Off.
Martin Williamson

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