background-image
Ben Dunk
background-image

Ben Dunk

Australia|Wicketkeeper batter
Ben Dunk

INTL CAREER: 2014 - 2017

Full Name

Ben Robert Dunk

Born

March 11, 1987, Innisfail, Queensland

Age

34y 59d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

Playing Role

Wicketkeeper batter

TEAMS

Ben Dunk began his state career as Queensland's wicketkeeping understudy but made his name as a specialist batsman after moving to Tasmania. A product of north Queensland where his family ran a banana farm, Dunk was well regarded in his home state and was even named the stand-in captain of the Bulls during the Ryobi Cup in 2010-11 at the age of 23. But his opportunities were limited by the presence of the established Chris Hartley and he moved to Tasmania in 2012. A stint in Lancashire league cricket in 2013 helped Dunk reassess his game and he returned in 2013-14 with a new-found verve, which translated into a remarkable BBL season for the Hobart Hurricanes. As an opener, Dunk topped the tournament run tally with 395 at 43.88 and was named Player of the Tournament. That led to an IPL deal with Mumbai Indians and a CPL contract with Antigua Hawksbills. He started the 2014-15 home summer by smashing the Australian List A record for the highest score, with an unbeaten 229 in the Matador Cup, and a call-up to Australia's T20 squad to take on South Africa followed. In 2015-16, he transferred his form to the Sheffield Shield, scoring the first four first-class centuries of his career and topping the tournament run tally with 837 at 46.50. Away from the game, Dunk has studied business at university with a major in management.
Brydon Coverdale

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
T20I550993219.8069143.47008652
FC43793230319030.30438352.5441128317430
List A444441347229*33.67154087.463613425283
T2015714712337499*24.992579130.82018288120887
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I5------------
FC431719816941/41/442.255.1249.50000
List A4461047753/143/1415.404.4420.80000
T2015777611831/191/1939.339.3125.30000
Ben Dunk portrait
Explore Statsguru Analysis

Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATWKDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Qalandars vs Kings57*0c/0s28-Feb-2021KarachiT20
Qalandars vs Sultans10c/0s26-Feb-2021KarachiT20
Qalandars vs Gladiators--1c/0s22-Feb-2021KarachiT20
Qalandars vs Zalmi223c/0s21-Feb-2021KarachiT20
Qalandars vs Abu Dhabi13--06-Feb-2021Abu DhabiOTHEROD

Photos


Ben Dunk played a fine hand lower down the order
Ben Dunk latches onto a short ball
Ben Dunk raises his bat during a thunderous knock
Ben Dunk slammed 10 sixes during his 93
Ben Dunk struggled for runs at the Stars
Ben Dunk slashes through the off side