Clint McKay

Country: Australia
Born: February 20, 1983, Melbourne, Victoria
Height: 1.94 m
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowler

Clint McKay Bio

Clinton James McKay, commonly known as Clint McKay, is a former professional cricket player from Australia. Born on February 22, 1983, in Australia, McKay carved a name for himself as a tall seamer with excellent control and variety.

McKay’s cricket career reached its pinnacle during a two-year period when he became one of the most consistent and dependable members of Australia’s one-day attack. While he managed to earn a Test cap against West Indies in Perth in 2009, his lack of outright pace hindered his chances of becoming a long-term red-ball option for Australia’s coaches and selectors.

However, McKay’s accuracy and ability to bowl subtle slower deliveries made him a true ODI specialist. After cementing his spot in the side for most of 2010, a stress fracture in his foot forced him to miss the entirety of the 2011 World Cup. Nonetheless, his determination and skill ultimately led to his comeback in February 2012, when he regained his spot in the one-day team.

This marked the beginning of an incredibly fruitful period for McKay. He reached the pinnacle of his career when he soared to No. 4 on the ICC’s one-day bowling rankings. His exceptional performances did not go unnoticed, and he was awarded Australia’s ODI Cricketer of the Year at the prestigious Allan Border Medal night in early 2013.

Despite his notable achievements, McKay found it difficult to maintain his position in the side as 2014 unfolded. This led him to retire from Victorian cricket in 2016. However, he expressed his intentions to continue playing county cricket and participating in the Big Bash League (BBL).

Clint McKay’s playing career spanned several years, during which he showcased his immense talent and dedication to the sport. An expert seamer with an unrivaled control over the ball, McKay’s subtle variations and deceptive slower deliveries often left batsmen perplexed.

Although Clint McKay’s professional cricketing days may have come to a close, his contributions to Australian cricket will forever be revered. His dedication, steely resolve, and undying passion for the game have left an indelible mark on the cricketing landscape, ensuring his legacy lives on for generations to come.

Clint McKay Career Stats

Clint McKay Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 10 10 10 15 66.66 0 0 1 0 1 0
T20Is 6 4 2 19 7 9.5 22 86.36 0 0 1 1 0 0
ODIs 59 31 10 190 30 9.04 337 56.37 0 0 15 2 7 0
FC 85 122 16 2097 66 19.78 3431 61.11 0 8 259 41 18 0
List A 123 64 15 610 57 12.44 867 70.35 0 1 42 15 17 0
T20s 115 48 22 299 21* 11.5 259 115.44 0 0 15 13 20 0

Clint McKay Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 2 168 101 1 1/56 1/101 101 3.6 168 0 0 0
T20Is 6 6 136 183 4 2/24 2/24 45.75 8.07 34 0 0 0
ODIs 59 59 2965 2364 97 5/28 5/28 24.37 4.78 30.5 4 2 0
FC 85 156 16548 7787 281 6/40 8/84 27.71 2.82 58.8 14 7 0
List A 123 123 6296 4928 174 5/28 5/28 28.32 4.69 36.1 5 2 0
T20s 115 115 2451 3223 144 5/11 5/11 22.38 7.88 17 3 1 0

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