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Sean Abbott

Allrounder

Did you know?

Hailing from Windsor in NSW, Abbott comes from a rugby league family; his uncle played first grade for Sydney club Parramatta Eels.

RUNS
3
AVERAGE
3

Sean Abbott

Allrounder

Did you know?

Hailing from Windsor in NSW, Abbott comes from a rugby league family; his uncle played first grade for Sydney club Parramatta Eels.

RUNS
5
AVERAGE
5

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
24
HEIGHT
184CM
BORN

Windsor

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Parramatta

Bio

Sean Abbott's talent was identified early when he was selected to make his Limited Overs debut for NSW as an 18-year-old. 

However, his breakthrough season did not come until three years later during the 2013/14 summer which saw him finish as the leading wicket taker in the Ryobi Cup with 16, while taking 27 wickets in the Sheffield Shield. 

He went on to win the Steve Waugh Medal as the NSW Blues Player of the Year before receiving a call-up to the Australian ODI and T20 squads to play Pakistan in the UAE. 

Abbott took the prized wicket of Shahid Afridi in the first over of his T20 international debut, trapping him in front plumb lbw with his fourth ball.

Abbott was part of the NSW side which won the 2015/16 Matador BBQs One Day Cup, taking 10 wickets at 19.40 in seven matches. He also played nine of the 10 Sheffield Shield fixtures, grabbing 21 wickets at 38.28. 

MATCHES
1
DEBUT
2014
CAP NO
205
BEST BATTING
3
BEST BOWLING
1-25
Bowling
WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
25
ECONOMY
5
S/R
30
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
3
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
3
DEBUT
2014
CAP NO
68
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
1-17
Bowling
WICKETS
1
AVERAGE
47
ECONOMY
7.83
S/R
36
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
5
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
5
100s
0
50s
0

Blues despair as chances elude them

Bushrangers Scott Boland and Cameron White held on for a draw in the final session of their Shield clash with NSW, as close appeals were turned down, catches just eluded fielders and a french cut narrowly missed the stumps.


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Abbott's three halts Heat's late charge

Sixers seamer Sean Abbott was called in late to restrict Brisbane and that's just what he did, picking up three key wickets


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Abbott unveils 'reverse leg glance'

Sean Abbott may not exactly have meant it, but his trick shot earned him a bonus two runs with a 'reverse leg glance' off the back of the bat


BBL|05 Preview: Sydney Sixers

Last summer's runners-up will be hoping to go one better with some familiar faces


Pattinson, Abbott to replace Cummins

Promising young fast-bowlers called in for Australia A's upcoming tour of India


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Maddinson ready for second shot at IPL

Batsman to play alongside fellow Australians Mitch Starc and Sean Abbott at Royal Challengers Bangalore