Jackson Bird Cricket Australia

Jackson Bird

Australia • Right Arm Bowl

Personal Information

Full Name Jackson Munro Bird
Date of Birth December 11, 1986
Nationality Australia
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.95 m)
Role Bowler/Right-arm fast-medium, Right-handed Batsman
Past Team(s)
Family Ian Bird (Father), Jenny Bird (Mother)

Most Recent Matches

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Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
TAS vs QUN 0 0 0 0 0 17.5 & 12 72 & 30 3 & 0 4.04 & 2.50
TAS vs WAU 4 & 11 14 & 15 1 & 2 0 & 0 28.57 & 73.33 24 & 5 57 & 11 1 & 0 2.38 & 2.20
WAU vs TAS 4 & 9 9 & 16 0 & 1 0 & 0 44.44 & 56.25 22 & 21 51 & 71 4 & 0 2.30 & 3.38
NSW vs TAS 7 5 0 1 140.00 10 43 1 4.30
SIX vs HUR 0 0 0 0 0 3 26 2 8.67

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
TESTs 9 9 43 141 6 14.33 30.49 0 0 19 3 1 2 0
T20s 84 25 99 108 15 9.90 91.66 0 0 14 5 1 34 0
LISTAs 43 22 182 183 10 15.16 99.45 0 0 28 19 3 17 0
FIRSTCLASS 113 154 1480 2411 37 12.64 61.38 0 4 64 185 23 57 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
TESTs 9 17 322.2 1042 34 30.64 3.23 7/117 1 0
T20s 84 83 276.3 2090 73 28.63 7.55 4/31 0 0
LISTAs 43 43 386.4 1839 54 34.05 4.75 6/25 1 0
FIRSTCLASS 113 206 3816.5 11225 452 24.83 2.94 11/95 18 5
Jackson Bird: A Brief Biography

Jackson Bird Biography


Jackson Munro Bird is an Australian cricketer, born on 11 December 1986 in Sydney, New South Wales. Bird is a fast-medium bowler and has an ability to swing the ball in both directions.


He plays Test matches for Australia national team. Bird was considered much capable to be replaced by Mitchell Starc during his injury who is the key person for the Australian team.


Background


Bird started his career as a cricketer by making a debut for Tasmania in 2011 and in the same year, he also represented Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League.


In 2012, Bird took a hat-trick against Western Australia and played a crucial role for Tasmania to reach the finals in Sheffield Shield.


Debut


Jackson had made his Test debut on 26 December 2012 in the match against Sri Lanka and became the 431st person to play Test cricket for Australia. He took a total of two wickets in the first innings.


In the debut series, he did well by picking up 11 wickets overall, including a four-wicket haul in the last match and he was awarded Man of the Match in his very second Test.


Rise to Glory


Jackson Bird was very successful in domestic cricket because of his ability to swing the ball in both ways. In the early stage of his career in 2012, he took a hat-trick in a match against Western Australia.


He took a total of 62 wickets by playing 10 Sheffield Shield matches, which were the best in the competition's 120-year history at that point. This excellent form of Bird got him selected to replace Mitchell Starc during his injury in Boxing Day test match against Sri Lanka.


Club Career


Jackson Bird made his first-class debut for Tasmania in 2011. He played a vital role in making Tasmania reach the Sheffield Shield finals. After 10 Sheffield Shield matches, Bird had taken 62 wickets.


He also played for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League from 2011 to 2014 and since then has been associated with Sydney Sixers. In 2015, he also started playing for Hampshire.

Jackson Bird News

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Proteas ahead by 245 runs after Day 1 of 3rd Test vs Australia
IPL experience earns Henriques Australia Test recall for Lanka tour
IPL experience earns Henriques Australia Test recall for Lanka tour
Starc, Lyon shine as Australia thrash Pakistan
Starc, Lyon shine as Australia thrash Pakistan
Jackson Bird replaces James Pattinson for Bangladesh tour
Jackson Bird replaces James Pattinson for Bangladesh tour
Last Modified Aug 1, 2018 10:48 IST