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Peter Siddle

Bowler

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Did you know?

He has been known to consume more than 15 bananas in a day since cutting all animal products from his diet in 2012.

WICKETS
208
AVERAGE
29.9

Peter Siddle

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He has been known to consume more than 15 bananas in a day since cutting all animal products from his diet in 2012.

WICKETS
15
AVERAGE
38.7

Peter Siddle

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

Did you know?

He has been known to consume more than 15 bananas in a day since cutting all animal products from his diet in 2012.

WICKETS
3
AVERAGE
19.3

Bowler

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AGE
31
HEIGHT
187CM
BORN

Traralgon

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Dandenong

Bio

Having taken nine wickets for Victoria in a losing Sheffield Shield final in 2008, Peter Siddle was rewarded with a Test debut on a dusty pitch in Mohali later that year.

He made an instant impression, striking Gautam Gambhir on the helmet with his very first ball and finishing the match with four wickets.

The Victorian remained a solid performer for several years before he celebrated his 26th birthday with a memorable Ashes hat-trick in Brisbane in 2010.

He overcame several injuries and continued to lead an inexperienced attack as Australia moved into the Michael Clarke era, before he was rewarded with 23 wickets in the 4-0 thumping of India in 2011-12.

Despite seemingly constant speculation about his place in the side, Siddle played all 10 Ashes Tests in 2013-2014, highlighted by figures of 5-50 at Trent Bridge when many critics considered him lucky to be in the XI.

Approaching the milestone of 200 Test wickets, Australia’s most famous vegan saw his pace fall dramatically on the 2014 tour of South Africa, which led to his axing from the side.


MATCHES
61
DEBUT
2008
CAP NO
403
BEST BATTING
51
BEST BOWLING
6-54
Bowling
WICKETS
208
AVERAGE
29.9
ECONOMY
2.93
S/R
61.1
5W
8
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1032
INNINGS
84
NOT OUTS
13
AVERAGE
14.54
100s
0
50s
2
MATCHES
17
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
172
BEST BATTING
9
BEST BOWLING
3-55
Bowling
WICKETS
15
AVERAGE
38.7
ECONOMY
4.64
S/R
50.1
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
21
INNINGS
4
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
10.5
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
2
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
35
BEST BATTING
1
BEST BOWLING
2-24
Bowling
WICKETS
3
AVERAGE
19.3
ECONOMY
7.25
S/R
16
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
0
100s
0
50s
0

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