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Peter Handscomb

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

Handscomb had a brief stint with Gloucestershire in 2015, where he honed his technique going up against the more volatile Dukes ball.

 

RUNS
632
AVERAGE
33.26

Peter Handscomb

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

Handscomb had a brief stint with Gloucestershire in 2015, where he honed his technique going up against the more volatile Dukes ball.

 

RUNS
934
AVERAGE
38.92

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
29
HEIGHT
183CM
BORN

Mt Waverley

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

VIC

VIC
LOCAL CLUB

St Kilda

Bio

A talented junior tennis player, opening batsman and occasional wicket-keeper, Peter Handscomb opted for a cricket career and debuted for Victoria in 2011, scoring a patient 71 at the Gabba.

After making 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.

Following a prolific stint with Victoria, Handscomb eventually 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.

The top-order batsman managed to secure an extraordinary record early in his career – he became the first player in Test history to remain undismissed in the first seven innings of his career.

Handscomb’s ODI career began in early 2017, with his standout performance being his debut century which helped Australia chase down a mammoth 359 against India in Mohali.

MATCHES
22
DEBUT
2017
CAP NO
219
BEST BATTING
117
BEST BOWLING
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
-
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
632
INNINGS
20
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
33.26
100s
1
50s
4
MATCHES
16
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
447
BEST BATTING
110
BEST BOWLING
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
-
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
934
INNINGS
29
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
38.92
100s
2
50s
4
MATCHES
2
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
20
BEST BOWLING
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
-
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
33
INNINGS
2
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
33
100s
0
50s
0

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