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Full name Alastair Biffin
Born September 10, 1985, Launceston, Tasmania
Current age 29 years 101 days
Major teams Tasmania Under-15s
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
This is his first representative team though he has played in local representative cricket. His mother was a state tennis player and he has represented Tasmania at tennis on six occasions. He attended the Australian Cricket Academy in Adelaide in January 2001 for a National Under 15 camp and is now a member of the Tasmanian Secondary Schools Under 15 team. As well as tennis he also plays Australian football. Schools: Norwood Primary; Sacred Heat Primary; St Patricks College.
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