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Clint McKay

Bowler

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Bowler

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AGE
33
HEIGHT
192CM
BORN

Melbourne

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Essendon

Bio

A clever seam bowler who has produced his best in limited overs cricket, Clint McKay has been such a vital part of Australia’s 50-over side that he was named ODI Player of the Year in 2013.

He picked up the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar on ODI debut in 2009 before he made his Test debut six weeks later, against West Indies in Perth.

He then became a regular in the ODI side for several years, although he missed the 2011 World Cup due to a foot injury, and took a hat-trick against England in 2013.

McKay has failed to have the same impact in first-class and Twenty20 cricket, although he did take 33 wickets as Victoria won the Sheffield Shield title in 2008-09.

McKay's marvellous slower ball

Alex Ross played an oustanding knock but he had no answer to Clint McKay's perfectly paced slower ball as the Sydney Thunder pegged back the home-town Adelaide Strikers


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Batsmen stand up, McKay bags six

Former England openers push for a recall with centuries as Clint McKay and Neil Wagner claim six-wicket hauls