Mark Cosgrove      

Full name Mark James Cosgrove

Born June 14, 1984, Elizabeth, Adelaide, South Australia

Current age 33 years 36 days

Major teams Australia, Glamorgan, Leicestershire, South Australia, Sydney Sixers, Tasmania

Nickname Cozzie

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.75 m

Mark James Cosgrove
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 3 3 0 112 74 37.33 116 96.55 0 1 12 2 0 0
First-class 190 338 19 13450 233 42.16 21347 63.00 35 74 125 0
List A 145 139 4 4320 121 32.00 4873 88.65 4 34 45 0
T20s Insights on t20 102 99 6 2207 89 23.73 1830 120.60 0 10 240 50 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 3 2 30 13 1 1/1 1/1 13.00 2.60 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 190 4186 2349 52 3/3 45.17 3.36 80.5 0 0 0
List A 145 1067 1141 18 2/21 2/21 63.38 6.41 59.2 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 102 16 197 320 10 2/11 2/11 32.00 9.74 19.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v Australia at Fatullah, Apr 28, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2002/03
Last First-class Sussex v Leicestershire at Arundel, Jul 5-8, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Yorkshire v Leicestershire at Leeds, May 16, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Victoria v South Australia at Melbourne, Jan 8, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Durham v Leicestershire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
33 Leics v Durham Chester-le-Street 20 Jul 2017 T20
3 Leics v Warwickshire Birmingham 16 Jul 2017 T20
11 Leics v Worcs Worcester 14 Jul 2017 T20
34 Leics v Lancashire Liverpool 9 Jul 2017 T20
41, 20 Leics v Sussex Arundel 5 Jul 2017 FC
17, 76 Leics v Northants Northampton 26 Jun 2017 FC
0/58, 9, 22 Leics v Notts Nottingham 19 Jun 2017 FC
128, 16, 0/3 Leics v Sussex Leicester 9 Jun 2017 FC
188, 0/5, 15 Leics v Derbyshire Derby 25 May 2017 FC
39, 1/10 Leics v Kent Leicester 19 May 2017 FC
Profile

Mark Cosgrove would have loved nothing more than to be judged on his weight of runs, not his weight. But the modern cricket landscape focuses so heavily on fitness that Cosgrove never added to the three one-day internationals he played in 2006. By then, he was already a big man with an even larger reputation. A hard-hitting batsman known for his punishment of anything outside off from the fast men, Cosgrove made his first-class debut at 18 and was named the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year in 2005. Nicknamed "Baby Boof" in those days, Cosgrove did his best to upstage his South Australia team-mate Darren Lehmann during a brilliant 2005-06 that began with a month-long suspension for returning unfit from a club stint in England. South Australia's ultimatum was lose five kilograms or the state contract. His response was to strike 736 runs at 66.90 in the Pura Cup and 591 at 73.87 in the one-day competition, which led to his ODI call-up. On debut against Bangladesh, Cosgrove opened and made 74 from 69 balls, but his stint in the team was short-lived.

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Apr 28, 2017

Mark Cosgrove proved a formidable obstacle, Lancashire v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Old Trafford, April 28, 2017

Mark Cosgrove proved a formidable obstacle

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May 3, 2016

Mark Cosgrove is helped off the field, Sussex v Leicestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Hove, 3rd day, May 3, 2016

Mark Cosgrove is helped off the field

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Feb 14, 2016

Tom Cooper and Mark Cosgrove batting together, South Australia v Victoria, Sheffield Shield, Adelaide, 1st day, February 14, 2016

Tom Cooper and Mark Cosgrove batting together

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Notes

Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 2002

Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year - 2005

Country Fixtures Country Results
TBA v Australia at Fatullah
Aug 22-23, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
1st Test: Bangladesh v Australia at Dhaka
Aug 27-31, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Bangladesh v Australia at Chittagong
Sep 4-8, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
1st ODI: AUS Women v ENG Women at Brisbane
Oct 22, 2017
2nd ODI: AUS Women v ENG Women at Coffs Harbour
Oct 26, 2017
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