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Ashton Agar

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
45.5

Ashton Agar

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
43

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

AGE
24
HEIGHT
189CM
BORN

Melbourne

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

WA

WA
LOCAL CLUB

University

Bio

Having moved to Western Australia from his native Melbourne, Ashton Agar made his state and international debuts in an incredible six-month period at the start of the 2013 season that propelled him to international stardom.

Despite having played just a handful of first-class matches, 19-year-old Agar was picked for a spin-bowling internship on Australia’s tour of India before he made a shock debut in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.

He made history with the bat instead of the ball, blasting 98 from No.11 to set a new Test record and set tongues wagging around the world. 

He was dropped after the second Test having taken just two wickets, but broke another record by becoming the first Australian teenage spinner to take a wicket at Test level.

Returning to the relative anonymity of state cricket the following summer, Agar continued honing his skills under the watchful eye of Western Australia Coach Justin Langer. Under Langer’s guidance, the left-arm spinner would continue on to obtain multiple five-wicket hauls and centuries for the Warriors in the Sheffield Shield, while also pulling off some incredible catches for Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League.

MATCHES
4
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
9
BEST BOWLING
1-12
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
45.5
ECONOMY
6.07
S/R
45
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
14
INNINGS
3
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
7
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
2
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
9
BEST BOWLING
1-25
Bowling
WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
43
ECONOMY
14.33
S/R
18
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
9
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
9
100s
0
50s
0

Match Highlights: Perth scorch Strikers

Ashton Agar and Hilton Cartwright delivered star performances as the Scorchers prevailed in a top-of-the-table clash against the Strikers


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Agar’s triple treat in Alice Springs

Ashton Agar delivered another impressive display for the Scorchers, removing Strikers trio Colin Ingram, Jake Lehmann and Jono Dean


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Scorchers star Agar showcases his power

On a tough night for the Scorchers, Ashton Agar made an entertaining 31 from 18 balls, hitting Heat leg-spinner Mitch Swepson for two big sixes


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Agar sees BBL as perfect prep for bigger Test

Talented left-arm spinner insists he is ready to go if selected to partner Nathan Lyon in the fifth Ashes Test at the SCG despite a lack of red-ball cricket in recent months


Agar added to Aussie Test squad

Selectors opt for a second spinner for SCG Test, with the expectation that the pitch will take turn