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Dan Christian

Allrounder

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Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
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AGE
33
HEIGHT
183CM
BORN

Camperdown

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Monash Tigers

Bio

A journeyman allrounder who has spent time with New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria, Dan Christian came within inches of a Test debut after being picked in the squad for the 2011 Boxing Day Test.

He failed to make the final XI, but just months later picked up 5-31 in an ODI against Sri Lanka at the MCG, including a hat-trick. The previous year, he had been bought by Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers for an extraordinary $900,000 on the back of some solid performances for Big Bash League franchise Brisbane Heat.

He had also been South Australia's leading run scorer and second highest wicket taker in the Ryobi Cup that season, and filled in as Redbacks captain.

But after he was suspended by South Australia for three angry outbursts during the 2012-13 season, Christian moved to Victoria in 2013. He started the summer with a century in the Ryobi Cup, but failed to shine in the Sheffield Shield before he headed to England to play Twenty20 cricket for Middlesex. The highlight of his stint in the UK came against Kent, when he blasted 129 from 57 balls in a losing score of 192. 


Christian dropped ... and Vics pick up five runs!

Dan Christian had two reasons to be happy after Dan Hughes dropped him at slip and parried the ball into an unused helmet. Five penalty runs were awarded to the Bushrangers in their Shield match against NSW in Alice Springs.


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Christian claims five wickets for Bushrangers

Victoria allrounder Dan Christian has picked up a five-wicket haul to help the Bushrangers knock NSW over for 178 in their second innings to keep his side's Sheffield Shield final hopes alive.


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Christian narrowly misses a hat-trick

Victoria allrounder Dan Christian removes Blues batsmen Kurtis Patterson and Ben Rohrer in consecutive balls before Ryan Carters survives a close call


Klinger, Christian star in England T20 comp

Michael Klinger, Dan Christian and Mark Cosgrove among the Aussies to impress as England's domestic T20 competition got underway on Friday


Dan Christian in the BBL

Christian's theory of the missing sledge

Big Bash camaraderie changing the shape of domestic cricket, says journeyman Dan Christian


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Guptill hits the roof at Eden Park

We take a look at some of the biggest maximums of the summer after Martin Guptill's huge six in the first ODI