Full name Brian Allan McFadyen
Born October 3, 1968, Geelong, Victoria
Current age 48 years 171 days
Major teams Australia Under-19s, Australian Cricket Academy, South Australia Second XI, Victoria Second XI
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Grade cricket for North Melbourne-Geelong 1985-86 to 1987-88; Attended the Australian Cricket Academy in Adelaide from 1988-89 and played in their matches; stayed on in Adelaide and played for Port Adelaide from 1988-89 to 1992-93; for Prospect in 1993-94; returned to Victoria and played for Geelong 1994-95 and 1995-96. Commenced his cricket in Geelong with Leopold club and played in Victoria Country. Victoria Under 16s in 1984-85; Victoria Under 19s 1986-87 and 1987-88. Victorian Second XI 1986-87; Spouth Australian Second XI 1989-90 to 1992-93. Australian Under 19 in 1987-88 (World Youth Cup). Toured England with Crusaders in 1987. Skipton in Yorkshire in 1990.
Australia Under-19s 1987/88
Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 1988
Victorian Assisitant Coach
Tasmanian Coach 2002/03 to present
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history