Joe Dawes

Country: Australia
Born: August 29, 1970, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Joe Dawes Bio

Joseph Henry Dawes is a former Australian cricketer who made a name for himself as a fast bowler. Known for his rugged physique and strong, bullocking style, Dawes overcame various setbacks in his career to make a significant impact on the field.

Born on May 17, 1968, in Australia, Dawes grew up with a passion for cricket. However, he initially faced tough competition in his home state of Queensland, where the pace bowling division boasted talents like Michael Kasprowicz, Andy Bichel, and Adam Dale. As a result, Dawes spent much of his early career watching from the sidelines, patiently waiting for an opportunity to prove his worth.

That opportunity finally arrived in the 2001-02 season when an injury to Kasprowicz and a Test return for Bichel opened a door for Dawes. Grabbing the chance with both hands, he became a regular starter for Queensland and made a significant impact with his strong and consistent performances. In that season, he took 49 first-class wickets, leading the competition as Queensland clinched back-to-back titles.

Dawes’ success continued in the following seasons, proving his resilience and refusal to give up. He amassed 43 wickets in the 2002-03 season and 46 wickets in the 2004-05 season, further cementing his reputation as a dependable fast bowler. By the end of his first-class career, Dawes had claimed an impressive tally of 285 first-class wickets in 76 matches, averaging 25.38.

Recognition of his skills led to part-time stints at Middlesex and the Marylebone Cricket Club, where he showcased his abilities on the international stage. His status as a professional cricketer gave him the opportunity to leave his roles as a plain-clothes policeman and media advisor behind.

After retiring from his playing career, Dawes transitioned into coaching. He first took up a coaching role with his home state, Queensland, before moving on to become the bowling coach of South Australia. However, his big break came in February 2012 when he was appointed as the bowling coach of the Indian national cricket team, replacing Eric Simons.

Dawes’ tenure as the Indian bowling coach was marked by various highs and lows. Under his guidance, the Indian bowlers showed marked improvement and performed admirably in several important matches. He played a key role in India’s success in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, where they emerged victorious. Despite some challenges and criticisms, Dawes left a positive impact on the Indian team and their bowling department.

With his vast experience and knowledge of the game, Dawes has made a significant contribution to the sport both as a player and a coach. His dedication, resilience, and determination to succeed have earned him a respected place in the cricketing world. As fans and followers, we eagerly await his future endeavors, hoping to see more of his expertise in the sport that he truly loves.

Joe Dawes Career Stats

Joe Dawes Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 76 95 37 616 34* 10.62 - - 0 0 - - 12 0
List A 27 6 3 6 2 2 27 22.22 0 0 - - 6 0
T20s 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Joe Dawes Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 76 - 14836 7234 285 7/67 - 25.38 2.92 52 - 11 2
List A 27 - 1212 985 24 3/26 3/26 41.04 4.87 50.5 0 0 0
T20s 1 1 18 33 0 - - - 11 - 0 0 0

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