Sam Whiteman

Country: Australia
Born: March 19, 1992, Doncaster, Yorkshire
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Playing role: Wicketkeeper Batter

Sam Whiteman Bio

Sam McFarlan Whiteman is a highly regarded wicketkeeper-batsman who was born in Yorkshire, England but moved to Australia at a young age. Growing up in the picturesque Bunbury region of Western Australia, Whiteman’s passion for cricket blossomed, leading him to become a prominent figure in Australian cricket.

Whiteman’s journey in professional cricket began in the 2012-13 season when he made his first-class debut. From the outset, he showcased his talent and dedication to the sport, earning a regular spot in the Western Australia side. In his debut season, Whiteman played eight Sheffield Shield matches, scoring an impressive 422 runs at an average of 26.37. His contributions with the bat were valued, with Whiteman proving to be a reliable middle-order batsman.

The following season, Whiteman’s skills flourished even further. In the 2013-14 campaign, he amassed a remarkable 687 runs in the Sheffield Shield, with an impressive average of 45.80. His performances placed him sixth on the Shield run tally, a testament to his consistent and impactful batting skills. Additionally, Whiteman showcased his excellent wicketkeeping abilities, accounting for 45 dismissals, the highest number of any keeper in the tournament.

Whiteman’s exceptional performances caught the attention of selectors, leading to a call-up to the Australia A side for their four-day matches against India A in 2014. This recognition highlighted his potential and marked a significant step in his career. With his formidable skills as a wicketkeeper and his consistent performances with the bat, Whiteman emerged as a strong contender for a future spot in the Australian national team.

Despite being born in England, Whiteman’s loyalty lies with Australia. However, he admitted that he would have seriously considered a career in England if further opportunities had arisen while playing league cricket there as an 18-year-old. Nevertheless, Whiteman’s commitment to Australian cricket is unwavering, and he continues to strive for excellence on the domestic stage.

Off the field, Whiteman is known for his professionalism and strong work ethic. He has become a role model for aspiring cricketers, embodying the qualities of dedication, perseverance, and passion for the game. His love for cricket is evident in his performances and the enthusiasm he brings to the field.

With a bright future ahead, Sam McFarlan Whiteman aims to solidify his position as an integral part of Australian cricket. His exceptional batting skills, combined with his superb wicketkeeping abilities, make him a valuable asset for any team he represents. As Whiteman’s career progresses, it is only a matter of time before he secures a spot in the Australian national team, representing his country at the highest level of the sport.

Sam Whiteman Career Stats

Sam Whiteman Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 102 171 11 5886 193 36.78 12417 47.4 13 29 763 19 192 6
List A 62 58 10 1431 137* 29.81 1716 83.39 1 10 140 26 38 4
T20s 55 50 3 785 68 16.7 663 118.4 0 3 75 21 27 6

Sam Whiteman Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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