Tony Mann      

Full name Anthony Longford Mann

Born November 8, 1945, Middle Swan, Western Australia

Current age 69 years 293 days

Major teams Australia, Western Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 8 0 189 105 23.62 371 50.94 1 0 16 1 2 0
First-class 80 122 17 2544 110 24.22 2 11 47 0
List A 13 10 2 162 59* 20.25 0 1 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 7 552 316 4 3/12 3/64 79.00 3.43 138.0 0 0 0
First-class 80 14802 6908 200 6/94 34.54 2.80 74.0 5 0
List A 13 262 184 5 2/34 2/34 36.80 4.21 52.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Brisbane, Dec 2-6, 1977 scorecard
Last Test Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 7-12, 1978 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1963/64 - 1983/84
List A span 1969/70 - 1983/84
Profile

Legspinning allrounder Tony Mann was only the second nightwatchman to make a Test hundred, following Nasim-ul-Ghani of Pakistan with 105 against India at Perth in 1977-78. But whereas Nasim was hardly a fish out of water batting at No. 6, Mann was well and truly in the deep end at No. 3. It was a vital innings too, as it laid the foundation for Australia's successful fourth-innings chase of 342 for 8. But Mann continued to struggle in his day job (after taking 3 for 12 in his first innings, his leggies yielded only one more wicket at a cost of 304 runs) and played only two more Tests. In a domestic career spanning two decades, he was a key part of several Shield-winning Western Australian sides.
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