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Trent Copeland

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

He won the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year Award in 2010.

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
33
HEIGHT
195CM
BORN

Bathurst

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

St George

Bio

A wicketkeeper who didn’t focus seriously on fast-bowling until he was 20, Trent Copeland made an instant impression in first-class cricket in 2010.

He took 10 wickets on Shield debut against Queensland, including 8-92 in the first innings, which was the second-best haul by a player on first-class debut for NSW. 

He finished that season with 35 wickets from just five matches and took a further 45 scalps the following summer to top the wicket-taking charts.

He won the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year Award and earned a Test debut on the 2011 tour of Sri Lanka. 

The tall right-armer took six wickets in three Tests during that series, including Tillakaratne Dilshan with just his second ball, but he was later dropped from the side. 

After helping NSW win the Sheffield Shield in 2013-14, Copeland spent the next 18 months on the sideline because of stress fractures in his back. 

Copeland returned to the Blues side in February 2016, taking an astonishing 26 wickets in just five matches at 21.15 with best figures of 7-58. 

He also played some valuable knocks with the bat, scoring 171 runs at 28.50 batting in the lower-order, and was voted the Blues Sheffield Shield Player of the Year.  

 

Away from cricket, Copeland is a Fantasy Sports expert and he also follows closely the career of his wife, NSW and Australian netballer Kimberlee Green.

Copeland fires with five in Shield final

Consistent NSW paceman Trent Copeland continued his fine form with a haul of 5-74 from 31 overs in the JLT Sheffield Shield decider at Junction Oval


0:45 Vics-rue-no-ball-non-call-as-NSW-strike-still

Vics rue no-ball non-call as NSW strike

Trent Copeland picked up the key wicket of Seb Gotch after lunch, but replays show the delivery should have been ruled a no ball


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Copeland takes six to lead NSW charge

Blues bowler Trent Copeland has continued his superb season, taking 6-88 in their crucial clash against Tasmania in Hobart


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NSW and Tasmania both make tough selection calls for their Round 2 Marsh Sheffield Shield clash in Sydney


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