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Doug Bollinger

Bowler

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Reached 50 Tests wickets in only his 12th Test match, faster than Australian legends Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath.

Bowler

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AGE
35
HEIGHT
192CM
BORN

Baulkham Hills, Sydney

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Fairfield-Liverpool

Bio

A hard-working fast-bowler with a champagne name, Doug Bollinger enjoys a cult following among Australian fans for his loveable attitude and passion.

Bollinger earned his Test debut against South Africa in 2009 after several years of good performances for NSW, including a sterling 2007/08 summer where he took 45 wickets in the Shield despite missing the last few games, including the Final, with injury. 

It has been a couple of years since Bollinger last represented Australia, however, his name still comes up when people talk National selection and when you look at his figures, it is easy to see why. 

Bollinger was the Blues’ leading bowler in the 2015/16 Sheffield Shield, taking 27 wickets at 23.48 in eight matches. 

What those figures don’t show is how well Bollinger performed on flat, lifeless wickets where he toiled away over-after-over for little, or no reward, or his impressive ability to get the ball to reverse swing. 

Bollinger is the only Australian player to take two First Class hat-tricks. The first was against Western Australia in 2007/08, with the second coming against Victoria in 2014/15. 

Googly Box: Wham, bam, thank you Zam(pa)

Lehmo, Doug Bollinger and Matt Baseley are on the couch to watch a wacky Melbourne derby that includes the weirdest run-out anyone's ever seen


0:45 No-wonder-Doug-is-smiling-still

No wonder Doug Bollinger is smiling

His Sydney Sixers may have lost, but tail-ender Doug Bollinger certainly enjoyed himself in the final overs of their match against the Thunder


1:45 Top-six-ducks-still

Top six best/worst ducks of the summer

Batsmen look away as cricket.com.au counts down the top six best/worst ducks of the summer


Bollinger still toast of the Blues

Veteran left-arm quick with big role to play in New South Wales' coming season


Bird and Bollinger vying for NZ tour

Mystery surrounds pace bowlers as Australia ready to name a Test squad to face Black Caps


Bollinger focused on Shield clash

The veteran quick isn't dwelling on a possible international recall