Michael Klinger      

Full name Michael Klinger

Born July 4, 1980, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria

Current age 36 years 88 days

Major teams Adelaide Strikers, Australia A, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Perth Scorchers, 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 172 303 33 10889 255 40.32 23649 46.04 30 45 163 0
List A 158 156 23 6507 166* 48.92 15 41 59 0
Twenty20 123 120 20 3891 126* 38.91 3063 127.03 6 23 368 96 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 172 6 3 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
List A 158 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 123 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, Aug 23-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Gloucestershire v Essex at Bristol, Aug 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Western Australia v Victoria at Perth, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gloucestershire v Durham at Bristol, Aug 10, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 10 Gloucs v Kent Bristol 23 Aug 2016 FC
129*, 8 Gloucs v Sussex Hove 13 Aug 2016 FC
18 Gloucs v Durham Bristol 10 Aug 2016 T20
- Gloucs v Essex Bristol 2 Aug 2016 LA
36 Gloucs v Kent Canterbury 31 Jul 2016 LA
13 Gloucs v Middlesex Bristol 29 Jul 2016 T20
11 Gloucs v Surrey The Oval 27 Jul 2016 LA
46 Gloucs v Sussex Cheltenham 24 Jul 2016 LA
25, 54 Gloucs v Leics Cheltenham 20 Jul 2016 FC
95* Gloucs v Essex Cheltenham 17 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

A technically-correct top-order batsman who made his first-class debut in the 1990s, Michael Klinger has adapted to changing teams, formats and roles, and keeps churning out runs whatever the circumstances. Klinger started in his home state of Victoria as a teenager but his progress was initially slow, and it took him five seasons to score his first hundred. A move to South Australia came in 2008-09 and it was such a successful change that in his first summer he piled up 1203 Sheffield Shield runs at 70.76, and was later handed the state's captaincy. He led the Redbacks to the 2010-11 Big Bash title and the 2011-12 Ryobi Cup, but in the Shield the team struggled and Johan Botha took over the leadership for 2012-13.

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Jul 21, 2016

Michael Klinger dug in to be 43 not out at the close, Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship, Division Two, Cheltenham, 2nd day, July 21, 2016

Michael Klinger dug in to be 43 not out at the close

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Jul 17, 2016

Michael Klinger swings down the ground, Gloucestershire v Essex, NatWest Blast, Cheltenham, July 17, 2016

Michael Klinger on the attack

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Jun 16, 2016

Michael Klinger swings down the ground, Essex v Gloucestershire, NatWest Blast, Chelmsford, June 16, 2016

Michael Klinger swings down the ground

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Notes

State Player of the Year Award - 2009, 2010

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: South Africa v Australia at Centurion - Sep 30
Australia 3/0 (0.4/50 ov)
Queensland v CA XI at Brisbane
Oct 1, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
West Aust v South Aust at Perth
Oct 2, 2016 (11:30 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
2nd ODI: South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg
Oct 2, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Tasmania v Queensland at Brisbane
Oct 3, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
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