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Paul Reiffel      

Full name Paul Ronald Reiffel

Born April 19, 1966, Box Hill, Victoria

Current age 50 years 314 days

Major teams Australia, Nottinghamshire, Victoria

Nickname Pistol

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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Paul Ronald Reiffel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 35 50 14 955 79* 26.52 2042 46.76 0 6 103 0 15 0
ODIs 92 57 21 503 58 13.97 709 70.94 0 1 26 1 25 0
First-class 167 208 59 3690 86 24.76 0 18 77 0
List A 158 99 36 882 58 14.00 0 1 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 35 67 6403 2804 104 6/71 8/152 26.96 2.62 61.5 3 5 0
ODIs 92 92 4732 3096 106 4/13 4/13 29.20 3.92 44.6 5 0 0
First-class 167 32772 14392 545 6/57 26.40 2.63 60.1 16 2
List A 158 7830 5153 166 4/13 4/13 31.04 3.94 47.1 6 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Perth, Feb 1-5, 1992 scorecard
Last Test India v Australia at Chennai, Mar 6-10, 1998 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 14, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jun 20, 1999 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1987/88 - 2001/02
List A span 1987/88 - 2000/01
Umpiring statistics
Test debut West Indies v New Zealand at North Sound, Jul 25-29, 2012 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Bangladesh at Christchurch, Jan 20-23, 2017 scorecard
Test matches 30
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Feb 6, 2009 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Christchurch, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
ODI matches 47
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 13, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 26, 2016 scorecard
T20I matches 16
T20I statistics
Profile

Paul Reiffel was a nagging right-arm seam bowler and a very capable lower order batsman. Throughout a career which saw him appear in many Tests and one-day internationals for his country, he was a player who distinguished himself with his ability to bowl an awkward line and length and to complement it with a capacity to cut the ball both ways off the pitch. His unstinting accuracy and control was also a key to his success. Reiffel experienced occasional problems with no-balling and was afflicted by a number of injuries that threatened to end his career at different times. But he remained an outstanding player and a highly valued member of Victorian and Australian teams for more than a decade. The laid-back Reiffel retired from international cricket after forming a part of Australia's victorious 1999 World Cup side, and from his state at the end of the 2001-02 season.
John Polack

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Jan 15, 2017

Mahmudullah exults after having Tim Southee lbw, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Wellington, 4th day, January 15, 2017

Mahmudullah exults after having Tim Southee lbw

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Jan 12, 2017

Umpires Marais Erasmus and Paul Reiffel suspend play in the 29th over after rain hit again, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Wellington, 1st day, January 12, 2017

Umpires Marais Erasmus and Paul Reiffel suspend play in the 29th over after rain hit again

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Dec 8, 2016

Paul Reiffel was struck on the back of the head by a throw from Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India v England, 4th Test, Mumbai, 1st day, December 8, 2016

Paul Reiffel was struck on the back of the head by a throw from Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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Tour Results
Scotland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 3, 2008
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 1, 2008
New Zealand won by 290 runs
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jun 28, 2008
New Zealand won by 51 runs
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jun 25, 2008
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Bristol - Jun 21, 2008
New Zealand won by 22 runs
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