Greg Campbell

Country: Australia
Born: March 10, 1964, Launceston, Tasmania
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Greg Campbell Bio

Gregory Dale Campbell, the talented Australian cricketer, rose to fame with his extraordinary skills but unfortunately, his career was cut short due to a series of injuries. Born on July 29, 1964, in Australia, Campbell revealed his cricketing prowess at an early age and quickly made a name for himself in the cricketing fraternity.

Campbell’s journey to international cricket began in Tasmania, where he showcased his talent as a right-arm medium-pace bowler. His impressive performances in the domestic circuit earned him a spot in the national team during the 1989 England tour. Despite having played only 12 first-class matches for Tasmania, Campbell’s outstanding performance, which included 36 wickets in the previous season, caught the selectors’ attention.

Making his Test debut in the inaugural match at Headingley, Campbell made an immediate impact, finishing the tour with a commendable tally of 30 wickets at an average of 27. His exceptional display ensured that he became a regular member of the Australian Test squad. During the 1989-90 season, Campbell continued to shine, snaring 35 wickets, and was rewarded with three additional Test appearances. He also made appearances in One Day Internationals, displaying his versatility as a bowler.

However, Campbell’s cricketing journey hit a roadblock when he was plagued by knee and wrist injuries over the next two seasons. Despite his best efforts to overcome these setbacks, a serious back injury further hampered his progress. Consequently, Tasmania reluctantly released him from their roster, leaving Campbell without a professional contract.

Refusing to be deterred by his unfortunate circumstances, Campbell relocated to Queensland in search of new opportunities. However, luck was not on his side as securing a spot in the Queensland side proved to be a challenging task. Despite his immense talent, Campbell was unable to find a firm foothold in the team, leading to a gradual decline and eventual departure from the game he loved.

Though his career came to a premature end, Campbell’s impact on Australian cricket should not be underestimated. His brief but impressive stint in international cricket showcased his potential as a formidable bowler. With an innate ability to swing the ball, coupled with his accurate line and length, Campbell was a prominent asset for the Australian team during his ascendancy.

Today, Gregory Dale Campbell’s contributions to Australian cricket remain significant despite his short-lived career. His achievements, including the 30 wickets on the 1989 England tour, highlight his remarkable ability to perform on the big stage. While injuries may have robbed him of what could have been a stellar career, Campbell’s passion and talent for cricket will always be remembered by cricket enthusiasts around the world.

Greg Campbell Career Stats

Greg Campbell Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 4 0 10 6 2.5 64 15.62 0 0 0 0 1 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 12 3 1 6 4* 3 19 31.57 0 0 0 0 4 0
FC 44 50 9 347 41 8.46 - - 0 0 - - 10 0
List A 25 9 3 23 7 3.83 - - 0 0 - - 4 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Greg Campbell Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 4 8 951 503 13 3/79 5/143 38.69 3.17 73.1 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 12 12 613 404 18 3/17 3/17 22.44 3.95 34 0 0 0
FC 44 - 8385 4016 120 6/80 - 33.46 2.87 69.8 - 5 0
List A 25 - 1292 830 28 3/17 3/17 29.64 3.85 46.1 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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