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Sean Abbott

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

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.

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
26
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 didn't 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 plumb in front 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.

 

Abbott rattles Tasmania top order on way to five

NSW Blues quick Sean Abbott struck with his very first delivery and finished with a second successive five-wicket haul in the JLT One-Day Cup


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Abbott nabs five Victoria wickets in Sydney

Sean Abbott picked up his first five-wicket haul of the summer with figures of 5-70 for New South Wales against Victoria in the JLT Cup


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Abbott unbeaten as Blues move ahead

Sean Abbott hit two huge sixes and seven boundaries to move along to 79 not out at stumps on the second day in Wollongong


Learning to be done for new Blues

New South Wales want to find some momentum and peak in time for the finals of the JLT Cup


Abbott ready for international call

The Sixers allrounder is keen for an international recall this summer


JLT One-Day Cup: The top performers

A look at the top 10 run-scorers and wicket-takers from three weeks of one-day action


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