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George Bailey      

Full name George John Bailey

Born September 7, 1982, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 33 years 267 days

Major teams Australia, Scotland, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sussex, Tasmania, Tasmania Under-19s

Nickname Hector

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.78 m

George John Bailey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 8 1 183 53 26.14 311 58.84 0 1 15 8 10 0
ODIs 71 68 8 2498 156 41.63 2916 85.66 3 18 182 49 34 0
T20Is 28 25 7 470 63 26.11 334 140.71 0 2 37 20 9 0
First-class 116 206 17 7248 160* 38.34 13326 54.38 17 36 109 0
List A 226 210 23 6775 156 36.22 7978 84.92 9 42 99 0
Twenty20 139 124 32 2613 71 28.40 1961 133.24 0 14 221 83 55 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 116 84 46 0 - - - 3.28 - 0 0 0
List A 226 53 40 1 1/19 1/19 40.00 4.52 53.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 139 1 12 24 0 - - - 12.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 21-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at Kingstown, Mar 16, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Australia at Dhaka, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Tasmania at Sydney, Dec 16-19, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class South Australia v Tasmania at Adelaide, Mar 15-16, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab at Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 Supergiants v Kings XI Visakhapatnam 21 May 2016 T20
8* Supergiants v Daredevils Visakhapatnam 17 May 2016 T20
33 Supergiants v KKR Kolkata 14 May 2016 T20
34 Supergiants v Sunrisers Visakhapatnam 10 May 2016 T20
0 Supergiants v RCB Bangalore 7 May 2016 T20
- Supergiants v Daredevils Delhi 5 May 2016 T20
16, 58 Tasmania v South Aust Adelaide 15 Mar 2016 FC
12, 20 Tasmania v NSW Hobart 5 Mar 2016 FC
107 Tasmania v Victoria Hobart 25 Feb 2016 FC
0, 5 Tasmania v Queensland Brisbane 14 Feb 2016 FC
Profile

George Bailey had been on the Australian domestic cricket scene for a decade when he made his international debut in early 2012, yet few men have had such a meteoric rise. If that seems a contradiction, consider that Bailey went from uncapped to captain with nothing in between. Australia were searching for a new leader of their Twenty20 side and the Tasmanian Bailey was one of the most respected state skippers, and was thrust into the role to replace Cameron White. It made him the first man since Dave Gregory in the first Test match in 1877 to be named captain in his debut for Australia in any format. Over the next couple of years Bailey worked his way into Australia's team in all three forms of the game, and was part of the unchanged XI that delivered an Ashes whitewash in 2013-14.

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May 29, 2016

Steven Smith, Aaron Finch and George Bailey at a baseball game, New York, May 29, 2016

Steven Smith, Aaron Finch and George Bailey at a baseball game

© Getty Images

May 21, 2016

R Ashwin broke Kings XI Punjab's opening stand, Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 21, 2016

R Ashwin broke Kings XI Punjab's opening stand

© BCCI

May 17, 2016

George Bailey loses his helmet after being struck by the ball, Rising Pune Supergiants v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2016, Visakhapatnam, May 17, 2016

George Bailey loses his helmet after being struck by the ball

© AFP

Notes

Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2014

Country Fixtures Country Results
West Indies v Australia at Providence
Jun 5, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Providence
Jun 7, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Basseterre
Jun 11, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
West Indies v Australia at Basseterre
Jun 13, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Bridgetown
Jun 19, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
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