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Michael Klinger      

Full name Michael Klinger

Born July 4, 1980, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 34 years 361 days

Major teams Adelaide Strikers, Australia A, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Nickname Maxy

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Height 1.79 m

Michael Klinger
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 153 271 25 9577 255 38.93 21155 45.27 25 39 139 0
List A 136 135 19 5425 140* 46.76 11 36 50 0
Twenty20 94 92 15 2922 126* 37.94 2311 126.43 5 15 272 71 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 153 6 3 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
List A 136 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class Surrey v Gloucestershire at The Oval, Jun 27-29, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, Oct 26, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Western Australia v Victoria at Perth, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Sussex at Bristol, Jun 26, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6, 12 Gloucs v Surrey The Oval 27 Jun 2015 FC
61 Gloucs v Sussex Bristol 26 Jun 2015 T20
4, 103 Gloucs v Essex Bristol 21 Jun 2015 FC
44 Gloucs v Somerset Bristol 19 Jun 2015 T20
10 Gloucs v Middlesex Richmond 14 Jun 2015 T20
104* Gloucs v Glamorgan Bristol 12 Jun 2015 T20
104* Gloucs v Essex Chelmsford 11 Jun 2015 T20
102, 42 Gloucs v Lancashire Bristol 7 Jun 2015 FC
69* Gloucs v Kent Beckenham 5 Jun 2015 T20
93 Gloucs v Derbyshire Derby 31 May 2015 FC
Profile

The best cricket move Michael Klinger ever made was switching from Victoria to South Australia for the 2008-09 season. He immediately sparked with the Redbacks and quickly became a batsman as consistent as Darren Lehmann or Greg Blewett, two former local favourites. The performances were so strong that he was appointed captain for two seasons and often mentioned for higher honours but was never given a chance at the highest level.

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Jan 21, 2015

Michael Klinger cuts the ball behind square, Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2014-15, Melbourne, January 21, 2015

Michael Klinger cuts the ball behind square

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Dec 26, 2014

Michael Klinger scored 105 off 60 balls, Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades, BBL, Perth, December 26, 2014

Michael Klinger scored 105 off 60 balls

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Nov 3, 2014

Michael Klinger steers the ball into the off side, WA v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield 2014-15, 5th day, Perth, November 3, 2014

Michael Klinger steers the ball into the off side

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Notes

State Player of the Year Award - 2009, 2010

Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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