Ben McDermott      

Full name Benjamin Reginald McDermott

Born December 12, 1994, Brisbane

Current age 22 years 74 days

Major teams Australia Under-19s, Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Prime Minister's XI, Queensland Under-17s, Queensland Under-19s, Queensland Under-23s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - CJ McDermott, Brother - AC McDermott

Benjamin Reginald McDermott
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 8 15 1 366 79* 26.14 806 45.40 0 3 35 2 9 0
List A 2 2 0 52 39 26.00 83 62.65 0 0 3 2 2 0
Twenty20 7 7 1 194 114 32.33 121 160.33 1 0 16 12 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut South Australia v Queensland at Adelaide, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart, Dec 5-8, 2016 scorecard
List A debut New South Wales v Queensland at Sydney, Oct 24, 2014 scorecard
Last List A South Australia v Tasmania at Sydney, Oct 19, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat at Adelaide, Jan 18, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers at Hobart, Jan 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
138 Tas U23s v S Aust U23s Hobart 23 Jan 2017 Other
10 Hurricanes v Scorchers Hobart 21 Jan 2017 T20
114 Hurricanes v Melb Reneg Melbourne (Docklands) 12 Jan 2017 T20
31 Hurricanes v Syd Thunder Hobart 8 Jan 2017 T20
17, 29 Tasmania v Victoria Hobart 5 Dec 2016 FC
25, 22 Tasmania v NSW Hobart 26 Nov 2016 FC
63 Tas U23s v WA U23s Perth (Lilac Hill) 21 Nov 2016 Other
72, 3c/0s, 46, 1c/0s Tas U23s v NSW U23s Sydney 7 Nov 2016 Other
6 CA XI v Sth Africans Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
39 Tasmania v South Aust Sydney 19 Oct 2016 LA
Profile

Ben McDermott did not follow the family trend of bowling fast like his father Craig and brother Alister, but has instead made a name for himself as a batsman and some-time wicketkeeper. After making his BBL debut for the Brisbane Heat in 2013-14, his initial forays into state cricket came for Queensland, but in 2015 he signed a rookie deal with Tasmania. After a few years of hovering on the fringes of domestic cricket, McDermott blasted into the spotlight in the 2016-17 BBL when he smashed 114 off 52 balls to set the Hobart Hurricanes on the path to a remarkable win at Etihad Stadium, chasing down the Melbourne Renegades' score of 222, which had been the highest total in BBL history. His innings was also, at the time, the second-highest individual score in BBL history.
ESPNcricinfo staff

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Jan 12, 2017

Ben McDermott launches one into the leg side, Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes, BBL 2016-17, Melbourne, January 12, 2017

Ben McDermott launches one into the leg side

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Jan 12, 2017

Ben McDermott hit the first century of the 2016-17 Big Bash League, Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes, BBL 2016-17, Melbourne, January 12, 2017

Ben McDermott hit the first century of the 2016-17 Big Bash League

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Jan 18, 2014

Ben McDermott clubs one over the off side, Heat v Strikers, Big Bash League 2013-14, Adelaide, January 18, 2014

Ben McDermott clubs one over the off side

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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2014
Australia won by 84 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 31, 2014
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Hobart - Jan 29, 2014
Australia won by 13 runs
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