Brett Geeves

Country: Australia
Born: June 13, 1982, Claremont, Tasmania
Height: 1.85 m
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowler

Brett Geeves Bio

Brett Geeves, born on October 13, 1982, in Launceston, Tasmania, is a former professional cricketer from Australia. Despite a promising career cut short by unfortunate back injuries, Geeves displayed exceptional talent as a fast bowler during his time on the field. Known for his inswinging yorkers and ability to trouble batsmen, he showcased his skills primarily in limited-overs formats, leaving a significant impact on Tasmania’s cricket landscape.

Geeves’ cricketing journey began in his homeland, where he quickly made a name for himself. While he was mainly regarded as a short-form specialist, his performances were too impressive to be ignored by national selectors. However, his career was hindered by persistent injuries, leading to his retirement at the young age of 29.

Throughout his playing days, Geeves represented Tasmania in first-class cricket, accumulating 41 appearances. Despite the limited number of matches, his talent and determination were evident, earning him recognition as Tasmania’s best player of the summer on two occasions. In 2009, he was also called up twice for Australia’s Test squad as an injury cover, demonstrating his potential for the highest level of the sport.

Geeves’ most memorable moments came during two domestic one-day final victories for Tasmania, where he played an instrumental role. One such performance earned him the well-deserved Man of the Match award, further solidifying his reputation as a valuable asset to the team. Moreover, his batting skills were not to be underestimated, as he showcased his capabilities with the bat on numerous occasions.

However, Geeves experienced his fair share of frustration in his quest for a first-class century. Twice during the 2008-2009 season, he came agonizingly close to achieving the elusive milestone, stranded on an unfortunate 99 not out. On both occasions, his partner, Tim Macdonald, was dismissed, depriving Geeves of the chance to reach triple figures and carving his career statistics without a century.

Off the field, Geeves displayed a unique personality, showcasing his quirkiness through his blog writing and radio commentary. Through these platforms, he provided fans with insights into the world of professional cricket and shared his experiences in a light-hearted and humorous manner. His off-field contributions made him a beloved figure among cricket enthusiasts.

Although injuries might have cut short Brett Geeves’ promising career, he remains a respected figure within Australian cricket. While his international career was limited, his contributions to Tasmania’s cricketing success and the entertainment he provided off the field left a lasting impact. Today, Geeves’ legacy continues to inspire aspiring cricketers and remind fans of the unpredictable nature of sport.

Brett Geeves Career Stats

Brett Geeves Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
ODIs 2 2 2 10 10* - 11 90.9 0 0 1 0 1 0
FC 41 65 19 1006 99* 21.86 2037 49.38 0 4 - - 12 0
List A 72 42 16 340 37* 13.07 380 89.47 0 0 - - 17 0
T20s 14 7 1 133 28 22.16 98 135.71 0 0 9 6 5 0

Brett Geeves Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 20 35 2 2/35 2/35 17.5 10.5 10 0 0 0
ODIs 2 2 90 78 3 2/11 2/11 26 5.2 30 0 0 0
FC 41 - 8126 4634 140 6/47 - 33.1 3.42 58 5 6 0
List A 72 - 3551 3008 103 5/45 5/45 29.2 5.08 34.4 0 1 0
T20s 14 14 302 461 19 4/30 4/30 24.26 9.15 15.8 1 0 0

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