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George Bailey

Batter

Did you know?

Just the second Australian to captain his country in his international debut he also recently taught himself to throw left handed while recovering from a right shoulder injury.

RUNS
183
AVERAGE
26.14

George Bailey

Batter

Did you know?

Just the second Australian to captain his country in his international debut he also recently taught himself to throw left handed while recovering from a right shoulder injury.

RUNS
2498
AVERAGE
41.63

George Bailey

Batter

Did you know?

Just the second Australian to captain his country in his international debut he also recently taught himself to throw left handed while recovering from a right shoulder injury.

RUNS
470
AVERAGE
26.11

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
33
HEIGHT
178CM
BORN

Hobart

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

TAS

TAS
LOCAL CLUB

South Hobart-Sandy Bay

Bio

After a long apprenticeship in domestic cricket, George Bailey has finally been rewarded with regular international appearances since his debut in 2012.

Bailey's rapid rise to the captaincy in limited-overs cricket speaks volumes of his leadership ability and popularity in the Australian dressing-room.

While his Test career has stalled following a disappointing 2013-14 Ashes campaign with the bat, he remains a crucial component of Australia's one-day international at Twenty20 line-ups.

Despite a disappointing Test series against England, the 28 runs he smashed off one Jimmy Anderson over in Perth was one of the highlights of a memorable summer for the Aussies.

His Test debut came on the back of his extraordinary ODI performance against India in 2013, where he plundered 478 runs at an average of 95.60 and jumped to No.2 in the world rankings.

MATCHES
5
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
436
BEST BATTING
53
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
183
INNINGS
8
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
26.14
100s
0
50s
1
MATCHES
71
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
195
BEST BATTING
156
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2498
INNINGS
68
NOT OUTS
8
AVERAGE
41.63
100s
3
50s
18
MATCHES
28
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
55
BEST BATTING
63
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
470
INNINGS
25
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
26.11
100s
0
50s
2

Bailey all smiles after helmet blow from fellow Aussie

George Bailey emerged unscathed after a Nathan Coulter-Nile bouncer ricocheted off his bat and knocked off his helmet during Pune's victory over Delhi Daredevils


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Bailey's fighting fifty can't stop Redbacks

Tasmania captain George Bailey posted 58 in the Tigers' second innings but it was to no avail as the Redbacks won by an innings and 78 runs in their Sheffield Shield match in Glenelg.


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Bailey pulls down superb outfield catch

George Bailey ran with the flight and pulled down this excellent catch to dismiss Jake Reed and clinch Tasmania's victory


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'Like getting hit in the face by a truck': Bailey

George Bailey unscathed after a Nathan Coulter-Nile bouncer dislodged his helmet during the IPL on Tuesday night