Ben McDermott

Country: Australia
Born: December 12, 1994, Brisbane
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Ben McDermott Bio

Benjamin Reginald McDermott, commonly known as Ben McDermott, is an Australian cricketer who has carved a niche for himself as a notable batsman and occasional wicketkeeper. Born into a family of fast bowlers, with his father Craig and brother Alister excelling in that department, McDermott chose to pursue a career as a batsman, showcasing immense potential and skill.

McDermott’s journey in cricket commenced when he made his debut for the Brisbane Heat in the 2013-14 season of the Big Bash League (BBL). Following his debut, he embarked on his state cricket journey, initially representing Queensland. However, in 2015, the talented player signed a rookie contract with Tasmania, seeking new opportunities to further hone his skills.

Initially, McDermott found himself on the fringes of domestic cricket, striving to establish himself as a prominent figure in the cricketing arena. Nonetheless, the turning point in his career arrived during the 2016-17 BBL season, when he etched his name in cricketer folklore with a remarkable innings. During a clash against the Melbourne Renegades at Etihad Stadium, McDermott unleashed his power-hitting prowess, smashing an astonishing 114 runs off a mere 52 deliveries. This phenomenal knock propelled the Hobart Hurricanes towards a historic victory, as they successfully chased down the Renegades’ colossal total of 222 runs. Notably, McDermott’s innings was not only the second-highest individual score in BBL history at the time but also resulted in the Hurricanes surpassing the highest BBL total recorded till then.

His innings against the Renegades provided a glimpse of McDermott’s exceptional talent and his ability to dominate even the most formidable bowling attacks. With a penchant for showcasing unparalleled power and timing, he swiftly garnered attention from cricket enthusiasts and experts alike. McDermott’s remarkable performance fueled expectations of a bright future in the Australian cricketing landscape.

While McDermott’s exploits in the BBL have been captivating, his contributions in other formats of the game should not be overlooked. With an astute cricketing acumen and an ever-expanding repertoire of strokes, he has cemented his place in Tasmania’s domestic circuit. His consistent performances and contributions with the bat exemplify his dedication to the sport and his ambition to excel at a higher level.

As McDermott’s cricketing journey continues to unfold, it is evident that he possesses the potential to become one of Australia’s leading batsmen. With his unique skill set, unwavering determination, and an insatiable thirst for success, he has all the ingredients necessary for a fruitful career. As he strives to leave an indelible mark on the cricketing world, McDermott’s progress will undoubtedly be closely followed by fans and critics alike, eagerly awaiting his next scintillating innings that showcases his immense talent and passion for the game.

Ben McDermott Career Stats

Ben McDermott Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 25 23 4 342 54 18 343 99.7 0 2 17 13 15 0
ODIs 5 5 0 223 104 44.6 278 80.21 1 1 19 5 0 0
FC 55 97 10 2689 107* 30.9 6317 42.56 2 18 292 32 36 0
List A 46 45 2 2004 143 46.6 2380 84.2 6 13 182 50 34 0
T20s 162 155 22 4148 127 31.18 3058 135.64 3 28 309 200 86 12

Ben McDermott Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 55 5 102 75 0 - - - 4.41 - 0 0 0
List A 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 162 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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