Ryan Campbell

Country: Hong Kong
Born: February 07, 1972, Osborne Park, Perth, Western Australia
Height: 1.79 m
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Ryan Campbell Bio

Ryan John Campbell is a former cricket player who hails from Hong Kong. Known for his confidence, aggression, and exceptional ball-striking ability, Campbell was a destructive batsman and wicketkeeper during his playing career.

Although Campbell struggled with consistency at times, he exhibited incredible talent with the bat, making him one of the most threatening players in Australian interstate cricket. Initially introduced to the Western Australian team as a replacement for the legendary Adam Gilchrist, Campbell quickly made a name for himself as a specialist batsman. His breezy shot-making and natural affinity for the role of an opener made him a valuable asset, both in one-day and four-day games.

Campbell’s unparalleled talent shone through during the 1996-97 Australian first-class season when he registered the fastest half-century and century of the season. His scintillating innings set the groundwork for his reputation as a player capable of providing explosive starts to his team. One of his most remarkable performances was a whirlwind 108 off just 85 balls in the 1999-2000 Mercantile Mutual Cup final, which led to a dramatic victory for his team against Queensland. Additionally, his highest individual score of 203 against Queensland further bolstered his status as a prolific batsman.

Despite enduring a difficult 2000-01 season due to knee surgery, Campbell opted to remain in Perth rather than move to Victoria, a decision that paid off with his selection for two one-day appearances for Australia in 2001-02 and 2002-03. He also represented Australia A during this period. Campbell’s career with the Western Australian team saw him finish in ninth place on the Pura Cup-Sheffield Shield list of run-scorers with 5421 runs. He was also fourth on the wicketkeeping dismissals table, having secured 242 dismissals behind the stumps.

After his time in Australian cricket, Campbell chose to join the Indian Cricket League for its third season in 2008-09 before ultimately bidding farewell to his playing career. However, in a remarkable turn of events, Campbell made an unexpected return to international cricket at the age of 44. Representing Hong Kong, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe in the opening match of the World Twenty20 in March 2016. This occurrence was 14 years after his last One Day International (ODI) appearance.

Ryan Campbell’s contribution to cricket is immeasurable. His explosive batting, exceptional wicketkeeping skills, and determination on the field have left a lasting impact. With his Chinese heritage and strong ties to Hong Kong, Campbell’s return to the international stage in 2016 was a testament to his resilience and dedication to the sport he loves.

Ryan Campbell Career Stats

Ryan Campbell Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 3 0 36 27 12 47 76.59 0 0 6 0 1 0
ODIs 2 2 0 54 38 27 70 77.14 0 0 6 0 4 1
FC 98 171 6 6009 203 36.41 - - 11 37 - - 267 15
List A 105 102 5 2286 108 23.56 - - 1 10 - - 139 11
T20s 5 5 0 92 55 18.4 89 103.37 0 1 12 2 2 0

Ryan Campbell Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 3 60 68 2 2/28 2/28 34 6.8 30 0 0 0
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 98 - 24 30 0 - - - 7.5 - 0 0 0
List A 105 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s 5 5 84 101 4 2/26 2/26 25.25 7.21 21 0 0 0

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