November 27, 1992 - At 21, he replaces Dean Jones in the Australia middle order and makes his Test debut against West Indies at Brisbane, scoring 36 and 15 in a drawn match.

December 8, 1992 - Makes his one-day international debut, also against West Indies, but scores 0 in a 14-run win.

December 29, 1992 - Curtly Ambrose gets him a third consecutive time in Tests, but he scores an unbeaten 67 in the second innings at Melbourne.

May 23, 1993 - Hits hismaiden ODI half-century, an unbeaten 43-ball 51, against England at Lords to help Australia to a 3-0 sweep.

January 6, 1994 - Scores his third Test half-century at Sydney against South Africa, but a rash cover-drive in the second innings when Australia needed seven runs to win costs him his place in the Test team for six years. Australia lose by five runs.

March 3, 2000 - Opening the innings in an ODI against New Zealand at Auckland, he scores an unbeaten 116 - his first ODI hundred.

March 11, 2000 - Returns to the Test team to replace an injured Ricky Ponting at Auckland. In a series that Australia win 3-0, he scores two half-centuries.

July 7, 2001 - Gets his maiden Test hundred against England at Edgbaston. Despite 382 runs in the series the Man-of-the-Match awards continue to elude him.

March 23, 2003 - Batting with a broken finger that will rule him out of the West Indies tour, he strikes an unbeaten 88 as Australia win the World Cup final.

March 2004 - Posts two marathon second-innings centuries - the 161 at Kandy taking almost seven hours - as Australia complete their first series whitewash in Sri Lanka.

October 2004 - He continues his great form in the subcontinent with back-to-back centuries on his first visit to India - 104 in the dehydration-inducing conditions of Chennai and 114 and 97 on the bouncy pitch at Nagpur.

November 2005 - Dropped for the home series against West Indies after a poor Ashes series. He returns when Australia tour South Africa in March 2006 and picks up his final century in Johannesburg.

October 29, 2006 - Under pressure, Martyn takes Australia into the semi-final stage of the Champions Trophy with a classy, unbeaten 73 in a six-wicket win over India at Mohali.

November 5, 2006 - In what turns out to be his final ODI, his unbeaten 47 steers Australia to their first Champions Trophy title. The celebrations are marred slightly over Martyn's pushing of Sharad Pawar, the Indian board president.

December 8, 2006 - Low scores in the first two Tests of the Ashes lead to his mid-series retirement.