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Ashton Agar

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
124

Ashton Agar

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
28.5

Ashton Agar

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
43

Bowler

Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

AGE
23
HEIGHT
187CM
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
2
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
434
BEST BATTING
98
BEST BOWLING
2-82
Bowling
WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
124
ECONOMY
2.95
S/R
252
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
130
INNINGS
4
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
32.5
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
2
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
1-12
Bowling
WICKETS
2
AVERAGE
28.5
ECONOMY
5.18
S/R
33
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
5
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
5
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

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Fresh from taking four wickets on day one, the left-hander hit 11 fours and a six to post 74, the highest score of the match so far, before he retiring after the tea break


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Agar, Marsh press case for Test spot

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