Paul Rofe

Country: Australia
Born: January 16, 1981, Adelaide, South Australia
Height: 1.99 m
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Paul Rofe Bio

Paul Cameron Rofe is an Australian cricket player known for his prowess as a fast bowler. Standing at an imposing height of 199cm, Rofe has often been compared to the legendary Glenn McGrath. Born and raised in Australia, Rofe made his first-class debut in 2000-01 and quickly established himself as one of South Australia’s key players.

Throughout his career, Rofe has exhibited great consistency in his performances, securing his position as a reliable option for his state team. In the 2005-06 season, he finished second on South Australia’s Pura Cup wicket list, only behind the renowned Jason Gillespie. Racking up an impressive tally of 31 wickets at an average of 27.27, Rofe showcased his ability to take crucial scalps and make a significant impact on the game. One of his standout performances that season came against Western Australia, where he claimed remarkable figures of 6 for 49.

Over the next few seasons, Rofe continued to impress with his wicket-taking ability. He consistently achieved respectable figures, with hauls of 41, 28, 35, and 35 wickets in consecutive campaigns. These performances solidified his importance to the South Australian team and earned him respect from teammates and opponents alike. However, despite his consistent success at the state level, Rofe was unable to break into the national team.

In the following seasons, Rofe faced some challenges as he experienced leaner summers. In 2007-08, he managed 14 Pura Cup wickets at an average of 42.35 from six appearances, and the previous season he claimed 11 at 46.09 from six games. These performances saw him drop down the state’s list of fast bowlers, and he faced increased competition for his spot on the team.

Nevertheless, Rofe’s injury record remained relatively clear, making him a valuable asset to South Australia. With the departure of Jason Gillespie and the emergence of Shaun Tait, Rofe faced competition for Australian representation. To regain his status as one of South Australia’s key players, he would need to return to his consistent ways in the upcoming season.

With his bowling resemblance to Glenn McGrath, Paul Rofe has the potential to become a force to be reckoned with in Australian cricket. His tall stature and ability to extract bounce from the surface make him a formidable opponent for batsmen. Although he has yet to make his mark on the international stage, Rofe’s consistent performances and strong work ethic make him a player to watch in the future.

As Rofe continues to hone his skills and prove his worth, there is no doubt that he has the potential to become a prominent figure in Australian cricket. With his dedication and commitment to the game, he remains an integral part of the South Australian team, ready to contribute to their success.

Paul Rofe Career Stats

Paul Rofe Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 70 103 40 489 25 7.76 1205 40.58 0 0 - - 20 0
List A 41 13 7 19 6* 3.16 59 32.2 0 0 - - 3 0
T20s 4 1 0 6 6 6 9 66.66 0 0 0 0 0 0

Paul Rofe Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 70 - 14736 6903 218 7/52 - 31.66 2.81 67.5 - 8 1
List A 41 - 1925 1398 41 3/23 3/23 34.09 4.35 46.9 0 0 0
T20s 4 3 54 89 1 1/24 1/24 89 9.88 54 0 0 0

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