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Nathan Bracken      

Full name Nathan Wade Bracken

Born September 12, 1977, Penrith, New South Wales

Current age 37 years 19 days

Major teams Australia, Gloucestershire, New South Wales, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Worcestershire

Nickname Bracks, Andy G (Australian Idol host)

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Height 1.95 m

Education Faulconbridge Primary; Springwood High School

Nathan Wade Bracken
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 6 2 70 37 17.50 112 62.50 0 0 7 0 2 0
ODIs 116 35 18 199 21* 11.70 282 70.56 0 0 10 5 26 0
T20Is 19 6 3 15 4* 5.00 22 68.18 0 0 1 0 6 0
First-class 67 88 30 1007 63 17.36 0 1 18 0
List A 205 72 28 389 21* 8.84 0 0 39 0
Twenty20 28 9 5 22 7* 5.50 26 84.61 0 0 1 1 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 10 1110 505 12 4/48 4/71 42.08 2.72 92.5 1 0 0
ODIs 116 116 5759 4240 174 5/47 5/47 24.36 4.41 33.0 5 2 0
T20Is 19 19 377 438 19 3/11 3/11 23.05 6.97 19.8 0 0 0
First-class 67 13634 5603 215 7/4 26.06 2.46 63.4 9 0
List A 205 10339 7519 286 5/38 5/38 26.29 4.36 36.1 8 3 0
Twenty20 28 28 586 705 31 3/11 3/11 22.74 7.21 18.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v India at Brisbane, Dec 4-8, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Australia v South Africa at Perth, Dec 16-20, 2005 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Jan 11, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Nottingham, Sep 17, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 9, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, Mar 5-8, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Australia A v Pakistanis at Adelaide, Jan 13, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/48 NSW v South Aust Adelaide 24 Feb 2010 LA
5, 2/34 NSW v Victoria Melbourne 10 Feb 2010 LA
2/47 NSW v Queensland Sydney 3 Feb 2010 LA
10, 1/52 NSW v South Aust Wollongong 26 Jan 2010 LA
2/42 Australia v England Nottingham 17 Sep 2009 ODI # 2891
1/43 Australia v England Nottingham 15 Sep 2009 ODI # 2890
1/40 Australia v England Lord's 12 Sep 2009 ODI # 2888
1/36 Australia v England Southampton 9 Sep 2009 ODI # 2885
2/37 Australia v England Lord's 6 Sep 2009 ODI # 2883
0/48 Australia v England The Oval 4 Sep 2009 ODI # 2882
Profile

The search for a Test-class left-armer, a universal pursuit, led Australia to Nathan Bracken five times between 2003 and 2005, but it was as a one-day player that he was at his best. After an accomplished career as a tight and testing white-ball operator, he suffered a series of serious knee injuries and, despite coming back for New South Wales, was cut from Australia's contract list in April. He vowed to continue fighting.

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Feb 15, 2010

Nathan Bracken poses with his wife Haley, Melbourne, February 15, 2010

Nathan Bracken poses with his wife Haley

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Sep 6, 2009

Nathan Bracken is congratulated on one of his two wickets, England v Australia, 2nd ODI, Lord's, September 6, 2009

Nathan Bracken is congratulated on one of his two wickets

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Sep 3, 2009

Nathan Bracken and Brett Lee share a lighter moment during a training session ahead of the first ODI against England, The Oval, September 3, 2009

Nathan Bracken and Brett Lee share a lighter moment during a training session

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Notes

Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year - 2001

One-Day International Player of the Year - 2009

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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