Graeme Rummans      

Full name Graeme Clifford Rummans

Born December 13, 1976, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 43 years 352 days

Major teams New South Wales, Victoria

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Graeme Clifford Rummans
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 38 63 8 1605 188 29.18 2 8 17 0
List A 57 51 10 1264 75 30.82 0 9 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 341 268 8 3/24 33.50 4.71 42.6 0 0
List A 57 184 173 3 2/56 2/56 57.66 5.64 61.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Victoria v New South Wales at Melbourne, Dec 6-9, 2005 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Victoria v New South Wales at Wangaratta, Jan 2, 2006 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2 Victoria v NSW Wangaratta 2 Jan 2006 LA
- Victoria v Tasmania Launceston 18 Dec 2005 LA
0/20, 20* Victoria v Queensland Melbourne 11 Dec 2005 LA
0/16, 22, 1/6 Victoria v NSW Melbourne 6 Dec 2005 FC
5, 0/14 Victoria v South Aust Melbourne 3 Dec 2005 LA
- Victoria v West Aust Melbourne 29 Oct 2005 LA
24 Victoria v West Aust Perth 23 Oct 2005 LA

The first century at state level for Graeme Rummans failed to spur him towards more consistent run-scoring. A fine junior who has been unable to replicate his success at senior level, Rummans's career peaked in 2004-05 with 188 against Tasmania, but he was required for only one Pura Cup game the following season and also struggled for scores in the ING Cup. While his senior form stuttered, he was a joint winner of the Jack Ryder Medal in the Melbourne grade competition. Similar to Michael Bevan in his outlook, appearance and style at the crease, Rummans had a glittering junior career that included representation in New South Wales Under-17 and Under-19 teams; appointments as captain of the state's colts side in 1996-97 and 1997-98; and a place at the Academy in 1998. He was also a member of the Academy side that visited Zimbabwe in 1998-99, and it was on that tour that he registered his maiden first-class century. Although he was a consistently productive run scorer over a number of seasons for the St George club in Sydney grade competition, Rummans could not cement a position in the New South Wales middle order and accepted an offer to switch to Victoria ahead of the 2002-03 season. His career also suffered a setback in Sydney in early 2002 when it was revealed he had tested positive to the banned masking agent probenecid. At a hearing before an anti-doping committee, Rummans received a one-month ban from all cricket and was fined $A2000.
Cricinfo staff June 2006

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Nov 9, 2004

Graeme Rummans on the attack, Tasmania v Victoria, Hobart, November 9, 2004

Graeme Rummans on the attack

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Dec 7, 2003

Graeme Rummans of the Bushrangers in action during the ING Cup match between the Victorian Bushrangers and the New South Wales Blues December 7, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne,Australia.

Graeme Rummans of the Bushrangers in action during the ING Cup match

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Oct 24, 2001

Portrait of Graeme Rummans, October 2001

Graeme Rummans - Portrait October 2001

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Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 1998

First-class Debut: New South Wales v Tasmania at Hobart, 1997/98

List A Debut: New South Wales v Canberra at Canberra, 1998/99