Michael Neser

Michael Neser

Australia|Bowling allrounder
Michael Neser

INTL CAREER: 2018 - 2021

Full Name

Michael Gertges Neser


March 29, 1990, Pretoria, South Africa


31y 297d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Bowling allrounder




Born in South Africa, Michael Neser moved with his family to the Gold Coast at the age of 10 and emerged in Queensland's Under-19 side in 2008-09. He has good pace, the ability to move the ball and is a very handy lower-order batsman. Neser made his state debut in 2010-11 in the Sheffield Shield and Ryobi Cup and although injuries prevented him from becoming a permanent member of the Queensland side, he enjoyed a strong 2013-14 in the shorter formats, collecting 10 BBL wickets at 19.90 for the Adelaide Strikers after being Queensland's equal top Ryobi Cup wicket taker with 10 victims at 27.40. He was called up to the Australia A squad to take on South Africa A in four-day matches in August 2014. He also played in the 2016 Australia A series against India and South Africa A.

Neser continued to perform for Queensland as a pivotal part of the 2017-18 Shield title, but he also played a vital role in the Strikers BBL title in the same season. Those contributions did not go unnoticed by the Australian selectors. Neser was called up to the 2018 ODI tour of England and made his ODI debut at The Oval, playing two matches of the five-match series. He went on the Australia A tour of India and performed admirably in the two four-day games leading to a call up to Australia's new-look Test squad for the two-Test tour of the UAE against Pakistan. He did not play but returned to have a huge Shield season for Queensland. He made 481 runs at an average of 43.72 with five fifties at No.7, and took 33 wickets at 23.03 including a career-best 5 for 15 against Western Australia. During the 2019-2020 season he was a regular member of the Test squad but that maiden cap remained elusive.
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Career Averages

List A585727072397694/414/4134.735.3139.2200
Batting & Fielding
List A58441374012223.8785286.85125218180
Michael Gertges Neser
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Recent Matches - Player

Heat vs Sixers43/3919-Jan-2022BrisbaneT20
Heat vs Scorchers01/2217-Jan-2022Melbourne (Docklands)T20
Heat vs Stars0*0/2716-Jan-2022MelbourneT20
Australia vs England35 & 31/33 & 1/2816-Dec-2021AdelaideTest # 2441
Australia A vs Eng Lions175/29 & 2/3609-Dec-2021BrisbaneFC


Michael Neser celebrates the wicket of Dawid Malan
Michael Neser celebrates with team-mates after taking the wicket of Haseeb Hameed
Michael Neser roars after taking the wicket of Haseeb Hameed
Michael Neser walks out to bat
Michael Neser wearing his brand new Baggy Green
Michael Neser suffered a hamstring strain