Nathan Coulter-Nile Biography
Nathan Mitchell Coulter-Nile is an Australian Cricketer who was born on October 11th, 1987, in Perth. The All Rounder plays for Western Australia, Perth Scorchers and Australia. He is a fast-medium bowler and a lower order batsman.
Coulter-Nile attended Aquinas College, when he played for the state U17 and U19 teams before representing Australia U19’s in 3 Youth ODIs. He then was given a rookie contract by the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA). He played there for several years before making his debut for the state team in the 2009-10 season.
He was part of the Perth Scorchers team in the 2011-12 season in the Big Bash League. He finished the season with 10 wickets at an average of 17.40. In 2012 he re-signed with the Perth team and finished the season with 10 wickets. However, he could not find success with the bat as he scored just 61 runs in the whole season.
Following the 2012 season he was called up to play for Australia A in the tour to England and South Africa. His wonderful performances in these matches made him a serious contender for National team selection. He was called up to Australia’s Champions Trophy squad in 2013 but did not play even a single match.
Rise to Glory
He made his T20 debut for Australia in February 2013 against West Indies. He picked up 1 wicket in the match and scored 18 runs from 11 balls. He was then picked up for Australia’s tour of England after his excellent performances for Australia A. He made his ODI debut against England in September 2013.
He could not give consistent performances for the country which led him to be dropped from Australia’s squad.
He has played for Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League from 2011. He played for Mumbai Indians in the 2013 IPL. He then played for Delhi Daredevils in the next 2 seasons of IPL. Coulter-Nile then joined Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017 IPL, before the Royal Challengers Bangalore signed him up for the 2018 edition.