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Dan Christian

Allrounder

RUNS
273
AVERAGE
21

Dan Christian

Allrounder

RUNS
27
AVERAGE
6.75

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Fast-Med

AGE
34
HEIGHT
183CM
BORN

Camperdown

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

Monash Tigers

Bio

A journeyman allrounder who has spent time with New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria, Dan Christian came within inches of a Test debut after being picked in the squad for the 2011 Boxing Day Test.

He failed to make the final XI, but just months later picked up 5-31 in an ODI against Sri Lanka at the MCG, including a hat-trick. The previous year, he had been bought by Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers for an extraordinary $900,000 on the back of some solid performances for Big Bash League franchise Brisbane Heat.

He had also been South Australia's leading run-scorer and second highest wicket-taker in the Ryobi Cup that season, and filled in as Redbacks captain.

But after he was suspended by South Australia for three angry outbursts during the 2012-13 season, Christian moved to Victoria in 2013.

He started the summer with a century in the Ryobi Cup, but failed to shine in the Sheffield Shield before he headed to England to play Twenty20 cricket for Middlesex. The highlight of his stint in the UK came against Kent, when he blasted 129 from 57 balls in a losing score of 192. 

 

MATCHES
19
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
191
BEST BATTING
39
BEST BOWLING
5-31
Bowling
WICKETS
20
AVERAGE
29.8
ECONOMY
4.91
S/R
36.4
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
273
INNINGS
18
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
21
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
16
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
44
BEST BATTING
9
BEST BOWLING
3-27
Bowling
WICKETS
11
AVERAGE
28.8
ECONOMY
8.93
S/R
19.4
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
27
INNINGS
7
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
6.75
100s
0
50s
0

Christian gives back to the community

Cricket Australia's National Indigenous captain and Hobart Hurricanes star Dan Christian ventured into Alice Springs for this year's carnival and put a prison team through their paces


0:57 Christian-crashes-through-Scorchers-still

Christian crashes through Scorchers

Dan Christian loves the big stage! The allrounder nabbed 4-17 from his 3.5 overs in the BBL semi-final, including the key scalp of Mitch Marsh


1:51 Christian-carts-quick-fire-37-in-late-assault-still

Christian carts quick-fire 37 in late assault

Dan Christian freed his arms to devastating effect with 37 from 22 to help the Hurricanes to a huge total in their semi-final clash with Perth Scorchers


T20 streak underlines Christian's value

Hurricanes allrounder set for his ninth career T20 final and fourth in the past 10 months


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CA tips its cap to Indigenous pioneers

Men's and women's Indigenous players to be assigned cap numbers ahead of historic tour of the UK next year