Tim May      

Full name Timothy Brian Alexander May

Born January 26, 1962, North Adelaide, South Australia

Current age 52 years 327 days

Major teams Australia, South Australia

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Timothy Brian Alexander May
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 24 28 12 225 42* 14.06 873 25.77 0 0 14 0 6 0
ODIs 47 12 8 39 15 9.75 52 75.00 0 0 1 0 3 0
First-class 142 172 47 1872 128 14.97 1 1 42 0
List A 83 28 13 232 34* 15.46 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 24 45 6577 2606 75 5/9 7/50 34.74 2.37 87.6 3 3 0
ODIs 47 46 2504 1772 39 3/19 3/19 45.43 4.24 64.2 0 0 0
First-class 142 35668 15721 439 7/93 35.81 2.64 81.2 19 2
List A 83 4482 3030 82 4/9 4/9 36.95 4.05 54.6 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v New Zealand at Adelaide, Dec 11-15, 1987 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 1-5, 1995 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Zimbabwe at Chennai, Oct 13, 1987 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Australia at Georgetown, Mar 18, 1995 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1984-1996
List A span 1986-1996
Profile

Tim May was an offspinner capable of maintaining good flight and accuracy over marathon spells, and a tenacious tail-end batsman. While his greatest success came as a Test player, he also appeared in 47 ODIs and was a member of Australia's triumphant 1987 World Cup side. His most famous contribution was in 1992-93, in the fourth Test against the West Indies. Recalled to the team and playing on his home ground in Adelaide, he brought Australia back into contention with career-best figures of 5 for 9 off 6.5 overs, and then shared in a 40-run last-wicket stand with Craig McDermott - only to witness his partner's dismissal from the non-striker's end. May finished unbeaten on 42, his highest Test score, and West Indies claimed the Test - and went on to win the series - by a margin of just one run. The match also marked the first time May was partnered with Shane Warne. The combination was particularly effective on the 1993 Ashes tour when May finished with 21 wickets and Warne picked up 34. In subsequent series wickets became scarcer for May, but he was able to dry up runs and his long spells also reduced Warne's workload.

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May 30, 2012

Tim May at an ICC cricket committee meeting, London, May 30, 2012

Tim May at an ICC cricket committee meeting

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May 30, 2012

ICC cricket committee during its annual meeting, London, May 30, 2012

ICC cricket committee during its annual meeting

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May 11, 2009

Haroon Lorgat chats with Tim May at the ICC Committee meeting, Lord's, May 11, 2009

Haroon Lorgat chats with Tim May at the ICC Committee meeting

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