Will Pucovski

Country: Australia
Born: February 02, 1998, Malvern, Victoria
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Playing role: Top order Batter

Will Pucovski Bio

William Jan Pucovski, commonly known as Will Pucovski, is a talented cricket player hailing from Australia. Born on February 2, 1998, the 22-year-old has shown immense promise in his early career, marking him as one of the future stars of Australian batting.

Pucovski’s journey in the cricketing world began at the Under-19 level, where he demonstrated his potential by scoring four centuries in a national championship for Victoria. His exceptional performance earned him a spot in the List A team, with his debut match taking place in January 2017 against Pakistan in a tour match.

Following his impressive List A debut, Pucovski went on to make his much-anticipated Sheffield Shield debut in the same season. However, his career was soon challenged by a series of setbacks. Suffering multiple concussions due to unfortunate blows to the head, he had to battle through these injuries and take every precaution to ensure his safety. In addition to physical challenges, Pucovski also faced an unrelated mental health issue, which required ongoing management and support.

Despite these obstacles, Pucovski proved his determination and resilience. In the 2017-18 season, representing the Cricket Australia XI against England, he showcased his skills by scoring an impressive 188 runs against Queensland in only his second Shield game. Unfortunately, his season came to a sudden halt when he was struck by a bouncer, resulting in concussion and forced substitution during the match against New South Wales.

Undeterred by his setbacks, Pucovski made an astonishing comeback in the subsequent Shield season. In the first game of the 2018-19 season, he etched himself in the record books as the eighth Australian to achieve a Sheffield Shield double century before the age of 21. His remarkable innings of 243 against Western Australia at the WACA showcased his immense talent and potential as a future star of Australian cricket. However, during the same match, Pucovski’s mental health issues resurfaced, and he took a six-week break from the game to focus on his well-being.

Following his hiatus, Pucovski made a strong return and played a pivotal role in Victoria’s successful Sheffield Shield campaign. He finished the season with an impressive tally of 649 runs at an average of 54.08 in just seven games while batting at No. 3. As a result of his outstanding performances, he was selected for both the 50-over and four-day Australia A squads to tour England in 2019, further solidifying his reputation as a player to watch.

Despite being a prime candidate for his Test debut against Sri Lanka, Pucovski was unfortunately overlooked due to the exceptional form of Kurtis Patterson. Moreover, he faced further challenges when he had to leave the Test squad during the Canberra Test due to recurring mental health problems. Nevertheless, Pucovski’s determination and talent remain undeniable, and he continues to work on managing his mental health and pursuing his cricketing ambitions.

As the future of Australian batting, Will Pucovski is a player whose resilience, skill, and potential have garnered attention and admiration. With his young age and his impressive performances in domestic cricket, Pucovski undoubtedly has a bright future ahead of him. As he continues to overcome challenges and make his mark in the cricketing world, all eyes remain on this talented Australian cricketer.

Will Pucovski Career Stats

Will Pucovski Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 72 62 36 126 57.14 0 1 6 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 34 54 4 2197 255* 43.94 4586 47.9 6 9 241 2 14 0
List A 14 12 0 333 137 27.75 429 77.62 1 2 35 2 6 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Will Pucovski Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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