Shane Jurgensen

Country: Australia
Born: April 28, 1976, Redcliffe, Queensland
Height: 1.91 m
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Shane Jurgensen Bio

Shane John Jurgensen, a renowned figure in the world of cricket, has carved his name in the annals of the sport as both a talented player and a dedicated coach. Born and raised in Australia, Jurgensen began his cricketing journey as a promising youngster, representing his state Queensland and later going on to play for Western Australia and Tasmania.

In the early 1990s, Jurgensen showcased immense potential as a fast bowler for the Queensland Bulls. However, due to the abundance of bowling talent ahead of him, he made the difficult decision to move west to Western Australia in 1996. A few years later, in 2001-2002, he made another move, this time opting for Tasmania.

It was during his time with Tasmania that Jurgensen had his standout season. His impressive performances included a memorable hat-trick against New South Wales and a remarkable haul of 11 wickets in a final match against his previous team, the Queensland Bulls. These exceptional displays caught the attention of his former team, and he was recruited by Queensland in 2003.

Jurgensen’s stature, both in terms of height and power, gave him a natural advantage on the field. It was no surprise that he was a regular representative for the Australian under-19 team from 1993 to 1995. However, despite his immense potential, Jurgensen’s appearances in domestic cricket were limited. He made only four appearances in the Pura Cup and played only a handful of one-day games for Queensland before retiring after the 2006-2007 season.

Upon hanging up his playing boots, Jurgensen turned his focus to coaching, where he found tremendous success. In 2008, he was appointed as the bowling coach for the New Zealand national cricket team, serving in that role until 2010. During his tenure, he also played a vital role in the team’s high-performance program, mentoring and developing young talents.

In 2011, Jurgensen’s coaching journey took him to Bangladesh, where he assumed the role of the national team’s bowling coach. He quickly made a positive impact, and his expertise became highly sought after. Within a short period, he was appointed as the interim coach of the team before taking the helm as the full-time coach in February 2013.

During his tenure as Bangladesh’s coach, Jurgensen worked tirelessly to improve the team’s performance. Under his guidance, Bangladesh achieved notable victories and witnessed significant improvements in their rankings. However, in April 2014, Jurgensen decided to step down from his position, seeking new challenges and opportunities.

Throughout his career, Jurgensen has demonstrated a deep passion for the sport and a strong commitment to its development. As both a player and a coach, he has left an indelible mark on the cricketing world. With his vast experience and exceptional knowledge of the game, Jurgensen continues to inspire and influence aspiring cricketers and coaching professionals alike.

Shane Jurgensen Career Stats

Shane Jurgensen Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 23 32 10 251 56 11.4 - - 0 1 - - 3 0
List A 14 4 2 8 4 4 - - 0 0 - - 1 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Shane Jurgensen Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 23 - 4644 2130 70 6/65 - 30.42 2.75 66.3 - 4 2
List A 14 - 658 547 8 2/31 2/31 68.37 4.98 82.2 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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