Freddie Coleman

Country: Scotland
Born: December 15, 1991, Edinburgh, Midlothian
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Opening Batter

Freddie Coleman Bio

Freddie Robert John Coleman, born and raised in the enchanting city of Edinburgh, Scotland, has left an indelible mark on the world of cricket. From his early beginnings to his international triumphs, Coleman’s journey is one of passion, dedication, and resilience.

From a young age, Coleman was immersed in the world of cricket. Guided by his father, he began honing his skills and quickly became a promising talent. Representing Scotland at various levels, Coleman showcased his exceptional abilities and raw talent. It was in Sharjah, during a match against the UAE, that he made his much-anticipated first-class debut for Scotland, leaving spectators and critics impressed.

Further recognition came for Coleman in the U19 World Cup of 2012, where he delivered an outstanding performance against New Zealand, scoring an impressive 65 runs. This achievement earned him a development contract, solidifying his position as a rising star in the cricketing world. It was during this time that Craig Wright, the Scotland performance development manager, recognized Coleman’s potential and recommended him to the prestigious Warwickshire club.

Acceptance into Warwickshire’s academy in 2009 marked a significant milestone in Coleman’s career. Alongside his cricketing journey, he also pursued his education at the esteemed Oxford University, balancing his commitments on and off the field.

Coleman’s first-class career took off in magnificent fashion when he scored a century in just his second game for Oxford MCCU against Worcestershire in early 2013. He continued to display his remarkable skills by winning the Walter Lawrence Trophy for his breathtaking innings of 143 against Durham MCCU. These accomplishments rightfully earned him a place in Scotland’s ODI debut against Kenya in June of the same year.

Overcoming a temporary setback, Coleman encountered a speed bump in his career when he was suspended for two games due to ball tampering during a second XI match in 2013. However, his character and determination prevailed as he learned from his mistake and continued to work diligently towards his cricketing goals.

While opportunities at Warwickshire proved to be limited, Coleman’s speed and athleticism in the field did not go unnoticed. He became an integral part of the team as a substitute fielder, not only for his club but also for his country. His skills were further showcased during Scotland’s World Cup acclimatization tour in 2014, where he displayed an electrifying batting performance, scoring a sparkling 56 against a New Zealand XI. This outstanding performance strengthened his case for inclusion in Scotland’s final World Cup squad. During the tournament, he left a lasting impression by scoring a run-a-ball 70 against Sri Lanka.

As challenges continued to emerge, Coleman’s unwavering determination and commitment to his craft shone through. Although he endured a pair against Somerset in his Championship debut for Warwickshire, he remained undeterred and eager to prove himself on the grand stage.

In June 2016, Warwickshire made the decision to release Coleman at the end of the season, freeing him to explore new and exciting opportunities. This release served as a fresh chapter in his career, allowing him to venture into uncharted territory and pursue his dreams with renewed vigor.

Freddie Coleman may have faced numerous hurdles throughout his cricketing journey, but his unwavering spirit and love for the game have catapulted him to extraordinary heights. With each match played and each boundary scored, Coleman has etched his name in the annals of Scottish cricket, inspiring future generations and leaving an enduring legacy.

Freddie Coleman Career Stats

Freddie Coleman Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 0 9 9 9 13 69.23 0 0 1 0 0 0
ODIs 16 14 0 211 70 15.07 344 61.33 0 1 21 1 8 0
FC 9 15 0 224 110 14.93 477 46.96 1 0 27 0 6 0
List A 40 35 1 745 70 21.91 1043 71.42 0 5 72 3 12 0
T20s 5 2 1 29 20* 29 27 107.4 0 0 4 0 1 0

Freddie Coleman Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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