Darren Wates      

Full name Darren Jude Wates

Born July 2, 1977, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

Current age 37 years 12 days

Major teams Western Australia

Nickname Watesy

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 1.87 m

Darren Jude Wates
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 15 20 6 491 99 35.07 1089 45.08 0 3 6 0
List A 50 31 16 323 44* 21.53 0 0 8 0
Twenty20 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 15 2235 1398 35 4/77 39.94 3.75 63.8 0 0
List A 50 2451 2001 52 3/27 3/27 38.48 4.89 47.1 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 1 12 23 0 - - - 11.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class Tasmania v Western Australia at Hobart, Dec 3-6, 2007 scorecard
List A debut 1999/00
Last List A Western Australia v South Australia at Perth, Dec 19, 2007 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Western Australia v New South Wales at Perth, Jan 1, 2007 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/62, 16 Western Aust v South Aust Perth 19 Dec 2007 LA
33*, 2/76, 1/39 Western Aust v Tasmania Hobart 3 Dec 2007 FC
44*, 2/41 Western Aust v Tasmania Hobart 1 Dec 2007 LA
0*, 0/52 Western Aust v South Aust Adelaide 21 Nov 2007 LA
23*, 2/28 Western Aust v Queensland Perth 14 Nov 2007 LA
12, 1/34 Western Aust v Victoria Melbourne 31 Oct 2007 LA
32, 0/33, 3*, 1/22 Western Aust v Victoria Melbourne 26 Oct 2007 FC
3/23, 16 WA 2nd XI v Qld Academy Perth 22 Oct 2007 Other
0/33 Western Aust v Tasmania Perth 21 Oct 2007 LA
3/43 Western Aust v NSW Perth 7 Feb 2007 LA
Profile

A swing bowler and a lawyer, Darren Wates walked away from his cricketing career at the end of 2007-08 to devote his full attention to the legal profession. Four seasons earlier he had done the opposite as he aimed to make a successful transition to full-time cricketer. But hamstring injuries restricted him to four Pura Cup matches, seven ING Cup games and 19 wickets, and for the next two summers he was used almost exclusively in one-day matches. An allrounder, Wates found it difficult to become anything more than an occasional member of Western Australia's first XI. In 2007-08 he played two Pura Cup games for 68 runs and four wickets, as well as six one-day matches, and ultimately decided the law would be a better career path. The son of parents born in India, Wates made a spectacular entry to interstate ranks in 1999-2000. After figuring prominently in several matches along the way to the Warriors' Mercantile Mutual Cup victory, he won the competition's Best New Talent award. At first-class level, his impact was also immediate. He claimed the prize wicket of Martin Love with his first legal delivery and struck a defiant 62 to top score in the Western Australian second innings.
Cricinfo staff September 2008

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Oct 1, 2004

Portrait of Darren Wates, October 2004

Darren Wates - Portrait October 2004

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Oct 4, 2003

Darren Wates of Western Australia claims the wicket of Trevor Gripper of Zimbabwe during day one of the tour match between Western Australia and Zimbabwe played at the WACA on October 3, 2003 in Perth, Australia.

Darren Wates of Western Australia claims the wicket of Trevor Gripper of Zimbabwe

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Oct 23, 2001

Portrait of Darren Wates, October 2001

Darren Wates - Portrait October 2001

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