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Xavier Doherty

X, Dohy

  • Doherty

Left Hand bat

Left Arm Orthodox

DOB
22/11/1982
Height / Weight
178cm / 79kg
Born in
Scottsdale, TAS
State
TAS
  • Cap number
    • Test 417
    • ODI 186
Bat Brand
Kookaburra
Club
SHSB

Profile

Xavier Doherty has been one of the most consistent State players in the past decade, which has seen him recently rewarded with a call-up to the national team.

Bowling his left-arm orthodox, Doherty is not known for a great deal of flight and turn. However, he has always been an economical bowler, especially in limited overs cricket.

In the 2007/08 season, Doherty snared 4/18 to help guide the Tasmania Tigers to the ODD title. It capped off an excellent year for the spinner, who finished the tournament as the equal leading wicket taker.

Continued success at state level saw Doherty earn his first cap for Australia in an ODI against Sri Lanka. Despite losing the match, the Tasmanian impressed many by taking 4/46 on debut.

Later that year, Doherty played his only two Test matches in the Ashes defeat to England. He managed to take three wickets in a series where wickets were hard to come by for all Australian bowlers.

The Tasmanian tweaker is still a valued member of Australia’s limited overs sides. Doherty has played 43 ODI’s for the country, picking up 46 wickets along the way. His tight bowling has been advantageous during the middle overs, where opposition batsmen have struggled to put him away.

Doherty has also played a handful of matches at T20 level for Australia and the Hobart Hurricanes.

Doherty made his return to the Test arena on the recent VB Tour of India where he worked in tandem with Glenn Maxwell and Nathan Lyon on the spin friendly wickets.

Key Stats

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4 Matches
Bowling
Wickets Average Runs Economy 5W
Batting
Runs Average S.Rate 100s 50s

Batting / Fielding

M In NO R HS AVG SR 100s 50s Ct St
TEST 4 7 3 51 18 12.75 32.08 0 0 2 0
ODI 56 22 15 101 15 14.43 55.19 0 0 17 0
Twenty20 Int 11 4 3 18 9 18.00 105.88 0 0 1 0
First-Class 63 100 20 1076 53 13.45 35.9 0 2 24 0
Aus One-day dom 89 56 21 588 53 16.80 71.97 0 1 27 0
Aus Twenty20 52 17 10 146 33 20.86 114.06 0 0 15 0

Bowling

M Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Eco SR 5 10
TEST 4 918 548 7 3/131 3/131 78.29 3.58 131.1 0 0
ODI 56 2636 2085 54 4/46 4/28 38.61 4.75 48.8 0 0
Twenty20 Int 11 228 300 10 3/20 3/20 30.00 7.89 22.8 0 0
First-Class 63 12077 6480 153 6/149 7/141 42.35 3.22 78.9 4 0
Aus One-day dom 89 4303 3269 105 4/41 4/18 31.13 4.56 41.0 0 0
Aus Twenty20 52 1104 1348 47 4/27 4/17 28.68 7.33 23.5 0 0

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