Graeme Beard      

Full name Graeme Robert Beard

Born August 19, 1950, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 64 years 2 days

Major teams Australia, New South Wales

Batting style Right-hand bat

Graeme Robert Beard
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 0 114 49 22.80 287 39.72 0 0 12 0 0 0
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 54 71 10 1441 75 23.62 0 11 22 0
List A 19 7 1 61 23 10.16 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 4 259 109 1 1/26 1/26 109.00 2.52 259.0 0 0 0
ODIs 2 2 112 70 4 2/20 2/20 17.50 3.75 28.0 0 0 0
First-class 54 10321 3524 125 5/33 28.19 2.04 82.5 7 1
List A 19 888 649 25 3/33 3/33 25.96 4.38 35.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Australia at Karachi, Feb 27-Mar 2, 1980 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Australia at Lahore, Mar 18-23, 1980 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Jan 31, 1981 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne, Feb 1, 1981 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1975-1982
List A span 1975-1982
Profile

Graeme Beard was a real utility allrounder - a middle-order batsman who could bowl either medium-pace seamers or offspin - who was picked for Australia's tour of Pakistan in 1979-80 on the back of a good Sheffield Shield season. He played in all three Tests, taking one wicket and scoring 114 runs. In the third Test at Lahore he scored 39 and 49. He was a surprising choice for Australia's 1981 tour of England where he played little. He retired in 1982 to concentrate on his job with the Australian Workers' Union.
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Graeme Beard portrait, 1981

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