George Bailey      

Full name George John Bailey

Born September 7, 1982, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 33 years 327 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 76 72 8 2620 156 40.93 3071 85.31 3 19 190 52 37 0
T20Is 28 25 7 470 63 26.11 334 140.71 0 2 37 20 9 0
First-class 118 209 17 7385 160* 38.46 13595 54.32 17 38 110 0
List A 233 216 23 6909 156 35.79 8158 84.68 9 43 102 0
Twenty20 146 131 32 2792 76 28.20 2120 131.69 0 16 242 83 58 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 118 84 46 0 - - - 3.28 - 0 0 0
List A 233 53 40 1 1/19 1/19 40.00 4.52 53.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 146 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 West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Jun 26, 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 Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 10-13, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Middlesex at Bristol, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1 Middlesex v Gloucs Bristol 29 Jul 2016 T20
7 Middlesex v Essex Lord's 28 Jul 2016 T20
11 Middlesex v Somerset Taunton 26 Jul 2016 LA
1 Middlesex v Kent Lord's 24 Jul 2016 LA
76 Middlesex v Hampshire Southampton 22 Jul 2016 T20
55 Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 21 Jul 2016 T20
21 Middlesex v Somerset Taunton 15 Jul 2016 T20
71, 4 Middlesex v Somerset Taunton 10 Jul 2016 FC
3 Middlesex v Glamorgan Richmond 8 Jul 2016 T20
62 Middlesex v Yorkshire Scarborough 3 Jul 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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Jul 22, 2016

George Bailey lifted Middlesex with a rapid half-century, Hampshire v Middlesex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Ageas Bowl, July 22, 2016

George Bailey lifted Middlesex with a rapid half-century

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Jul 11, 2016

George Bailey held the innings together, Somerset v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, July 11, 2016

George Bailey held the innings together

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Jul 5, 2016

George Bailey goes down the ground, Yorkshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Scarborough, 3rd day, July 5, 2016

George Bailey goes down the ground

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Notes

Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2014

Tour Results
India v Australia at Bangalore - Nov 2, 2013
India won by 57 runs
India v Australia at Nagpur - Oct 30, 2013
India won by 6 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
India v Australia at Cuttack - Oct 26, 2013
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
India v Australia at Ranchi - Oct 23, 2013
No result
India v Australia at Mohali - Oct 19, 2013
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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