Ben Oliver

Country: Australia
Born: October 24, 1979, Castlemaine, Victoria
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Ben Oliver Bio

Benjamin Carl Oliver, affectionately known as Ben Oliver, is a highly talented and promising cricket player hailing from the beautiful Victorian country town of Castlemaine, Australia. Born with a natural flair for the game, Oliver has proven himself as a dynamic all-rounder and a force to be reckoned with on the cricket field.

A tall and gangly cricketer, Oliver possesses an intimidating presence on the pitch. With his athletic build, it is expected that he will develop even further in the coming years, adding more strength to his resolute frame. As a right-arm paceman, Oliver’s bowling is a sight to behold, regularly clocking impressive speeds and generating devastating seam movement. Equally, his batting ability should not be underestimated, for he consistently showcases his proficiency in striking powerful shots through the off side.

Recognizing his immense potential, Oliver was bestowed with the honor of being selected as a scholar at both the prestigious Victorian Institute of Sport and the renowned Australian Cricket Academy in 1998. These opportunities provided him with world-class training facilities and coaching, allowing him to refine his skills and nurture his cricketing genius.

Oliver’s dedication and natural talent have also earned him regular spots in state and national underage teams. Representing his state and country with pride, he has been a vital asset to these sides in various tournaments and competitions. His strong performances and unwavering commitment to the game have consistently garnered attention and praise from critics and fans alike.

In the 2000-01 Mercantile Mutual Cup season, Oliver’s outstanding performances propelled him to win the coveted ‘Best New Talent’ award. Displaying exceptional skills, he astounded audiences with his bowling prowess and showcased his batting prowess on numerous occasions.

However, Oliver’s journey has not been without its challenges. In the following season, he faced a significant setback in the form of osteitis pubis, a debilitating condition that hampered his preparation and affected his performances on the field. Despite this setback, Oliver’s determination remains unshaken, and it is only a matter of time before he returns to the cricketing circuit, ready to reclaim his rightful place and continue his stellar career.

Off the field, Oliver is a humble and down-to-earth individual. Known for his strong work ethic and positive demeanor, he has earned the respect and admiration of his teammates, coaches, and fans. His commitment to the sport is palpable, and he utilizes his every opportunity to grow as a player and contribute to his team’s success.

With his talent, resilience, and unwavering dedication to the sport, Benjamin Carl Oliver is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most promising cricket players. As he continues to conquer challenges and inspire others with his exceptional skills, one can only anticipate that he will leave an indelible mark on the cricketing world.

Ben Oliver Career Stats

Ben Oliver Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 3 4 0 48 31 12 159 30.18 0 0 - - 2 0
List A 16 14 3 224 40 20.36 352 63.63 0 0 - - 5 0
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Ben Oliver Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 3 - 246 99 5 2/13 - 19.8 2.41 49.2 - 0 0
List A 16 - 496 375 9 3/16 3/16 41.66 4.53 55.1 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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