Shaun Young

Country: Australia
Born: June 13, 1970, Burnie, Tasmania
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Shaun Young Bio

Shaun Young is an Australian cricket player who has established himself as one of the most reliable and consistent performers in the first-class arena over the past decade. Born with a stocky build and possessing immense strength, Young has primarily made a name for himself with his batting skills.

While Young may not be the most technically correct player, he more than compensates for it with his determination and a high regard for his wicket. He has compiled numerous outstanding innings, often becoming the lynchpin of Tasmanian middle and late-order displays. His ability to anchor the innings and pull the team out of difficult situations has made him a valuable asset for Tasmania.

In addition to his batting prowess, Young has also developed a surprisingly effective medium pace bowling style. He has found success through his ability to produce deceptive changes of pace and swing the ball both ways. Moreover, his tidiness of line and length and his propensity for consistently bowling tight and competitive spells have often frustrated opposition batsmen.

Young’s path to international recognition was fortuitous, as his selection in the national team was aided by circumstances. At the time, he was playing with Gloucestershire, and the opportunity presented itself for him to represent Australia. Young seized the chance and earned a Test cap for his country. His debut came in the sixth Test of the 1997 Ashes series when he was brought in as a late replacement for the injured Jason Gillespie and Paul Reiffel, who had returned home for the birth of his child. Unfortunately, his international debut was marred by a loss for Australia, and he could only contribute four runs with the bat while failing to take a wicket in the limited opportunities he received during the match.

Despite his limited success on the international stage, Young’s impact in domestic cricket is undeniable. Over the years, he has been a consistent performer for Tasmania, scoring vital runs and taking crucial wickets. His ability to deliver under pressure has earned him the respect of teammates, opponents, and fans alike.

As of now, Shaun Young continues to ply his trade in domestic cricket, contributing to Tasmania’s success with his batting and bowling exploits. His sheer consistency and reliability make him an invaluable player for his team, and he remains a prominent figure in Australian cricket.

Shaun Young Career Stats

Shaun Young Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 4 4* 4 27 14.81 0 0 1 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 138 227 37 7212 237 37.95 - - 14 44 - - 82 0
List A 102 92 15 2486 146* 32.28 - - 1 18 - - 34 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Shaun Young Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 2 48 13 0 - - - 1.62 - 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 138 - 20630 9815 274 7/64 - 35.82 2.85 75.2 - 8 1
List A 102 - 4313 3036 88 5/39 5/39 34.5 4.22 49 1 1 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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