Full name Mark William Bensley Faraday
Born October 29, 1983, Belmont, New South Wales
Current age 33 years 147 days
Major teams Australia Under-17s, New South Wales Under-17s, New South Wales Under-19s
Batting style Right-hand bat
A dashing middle order batsman, Mark is an exciting player who scores quickly all around the wicket. Having developed his skills as a youngster in Newcastle, Mark is now looking to establish himself in Sydney Grade Cricket with Manly. A law student at Newcastle Uni, Mark is a deep thinker about the game. A member of the 2001-02 NSW Under 19 Championship team and captained the NSW Under 17 team to the final in 2000-01. (CricketNSW, June 2002)
New South Wales Under-17s 1999/00 to 2000/01 (captain 2000/01)
Australia Under-17s 2000/01
Club: University of Newcastle
Schools: Biddabah Public; Merewether High
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history