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Peter Handscomb

Wicketkeeper

RUNS
934
AVERAGE
38.92

Peter Handscomb

Wicketkeeper

RUNS
242
AVERAGE
26.89

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
27
HEIGHT
183CM
BORN

Mt Waverley

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

St Kilda

Bio

A talented junior tennis player, opening batsman and sometimes wicketkeeper Peter Handscomb opted for a cricket career and debuted for Victoria in 2011, scoring a patient 71 against Queensland at the Gabba.

Having made his maiden first-class century against South Australia in early 2012, he was handed a full contract with both the Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars for the 2012-13 season and took over the wicketkeeping gloves after Matthew Wade was called into Australia’s Test squad.

Regarded as a skilful player of slow bowling, Handscomb enjoyed a standout Sheffield Shield campaign in 2015-16, hitting 784 runs – the third most in the competition behind Ben Dunk and teammate Travis Dean.

After producing a match-winning century alongside Dean in the 2015-16 Shield final against South Australia, Handscomb made 61 not out in the second innings and was awarded man-of-the-match honours.

Handscomb was also named Australia A captain in 2016 and has led Victoria in the Matador Cup.

He made his Test debut against South Africa in Adelaide in 2016 with a half-century, while his maiden Test century came in his second match against Pakistan. 

MATCHES
16
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
447
BEST BATTING
110
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
934
INNINGS
29
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
38.92
100s
2
50s
4
MATCHES
10
DEBUT
2017
CAP NO
219
BEST BATTING
82
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
242
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
26.89
100s
0
50s
2

The five best catches from India Tests

The very best of the elite fielding throughout the four-match Domain Test series featuring Usman Khawaja, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Peter Handscomb and Mayank Agarwal


7:34 Handscomb-hoping-for-final-day-hundred-still

Handscomb hoping for final day hundred

Australia batsman Peter Handscomb remains hopeful his side can salvage something out of the fourth Test against India with a strong showing with the bat in the second innings


0:51 Siddle-Lyon-Khawaja-back-into-ODI-team-still

Siddle, Lyon, Khawaja back into ODI team

Australia have named an overhauled one-day international squad to play India this month


Handscomb sails in to anchor one-day side

Middle-order batter keen to reprise role performed so admirably in JLT Cup against India after national recall


Siddle-Lyon-Khawaja-back-into-ODI-team-still

Australia name squad for India ODIs

Siddle, Lyon, Khawaja back into one-day team amid massive overhaul just six months out from World Cup


190102---Paine-Prersser--still

Finch, Marsh out of SCG Test: Reports

Handscomb could join Labuschagne in Australia's middle order after India select three spinners in fourth Test squad


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