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George Bailey      

Full name George John Bailey

Born September 7, 1982, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 34 years 23 days

Major teams Australia, Scotland, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Hobart Hurricanes, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sussex, Tasmania, Tasmania Under-19s

Nickname Hector

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.78 m

George John Bailey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 8 1 183 53 26.14 311 58.84 0 1 15 8 10 0
ODIs 82 77 9 2890 156 42.50 3428 84.30 3 21 211 53 43 0
T20Is 29 25 7 470 63 26.11 334 140.71 0 2 37 20 10 0
First-class 119 211 18 7532 160* 39.02 13855 54.36 18 38 111 0
List A 241 223 24 7195 156 36.15 8541 84.24 9 45 108 0
Twenty20 148 132 32 2838 76 28.38 2166 131.02 0 16 247 84 61 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 29 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 119 84 46 0 - - - 3.28 - 0 0 0
List A 241 53 40 1 1/19 1/19 40.00 4.52 53.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 148 1 12 24 0 - - - 12.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 21-24, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Australia at Kingstown, Mar 16, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 6, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Tasmania at Sydney, Dec 16-19, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's, Aug 4-7, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Australia v Ireland at Benoni, Sep 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane, Jan 6, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 6, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Australia v Ireland Benoni 27 Sep 2016 ODI # 3782
- Australia v Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 Sep 2016 T20I # 565
44 Australia v Sri Lanka Pallekele 4 Sep 2016 ODI # 3776
90* Australia v Sri Lanka Dambulla 31 Aug 2016 ODI # 3774
70 Australia v Sri Lanka Dambulla 28 Aug 2016 ODI # 3772
27 Australia v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 24 Aug 2016 ODI # 3769
39 Australia v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2016 ODI # 3768
46 Middlesex v Northants Northampton 9 Aug 2016 T20
37, 110* Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 4 Aug 2016 FC
12 Middlesex v Surrey Lord's 2 Aug 2016 LA
Profile

George Bailey had been on the Australian domestic cricket scene for a decade when he made his international debut in early 2012, yet few men have had such a meteoric rise. If that seems a contradiction, consider that Bailey went from uncapped to captain with nothing in between. Australia were searching for a new leader of their Twenty20 side and the Tasmanian Bailey was one of the most respected state skippers, and was thrust into the role to replace Cameron White. It made him the first man since Dave Gregory in the first Test match in 1877 to be named captain in his debut for Australia in any format. Over the next couple of years Bailey worked his way into Australia's team in all three forms of the game, and was part of the unchanged XI that delivered an Ashes whitewash in 2013-14.

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Sep 4, 2016

George Bailey and David Warner revived Australia's chase, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Pallekele, September 4, 2016

George Bailey and David Warner revived Australia's chase

© Associated Press

Sep 4, 2016

George Bailey punches off the back foot, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Pallekele, September 4, 2016

George Bailey punches off the back foot

© Associated Press

Sep 4, 2016

George Bailey continued to employ reverse sweeps, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Pallekele, September 4, 2016

George Bailey continued to employ reverse sweeps

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Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2014

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