|Full name||Clinton James McKay|
22 February 1983 |
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast medium|
|Only Test (cap 412)||16 December 2009 v West Indies|
|ODI debut (cap 181)||5 November 2009 v India|
|Last ODI||10 February 2013 v West Indies|
|ODI shirt no.||27|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 27 March 2013|
Clinton James "Clint" McKay (born 22 February 1983) is an Australian cricketer. He is currently a member of the Victorian Bushrangers side and has represented Australia at one day international and Test level. A right-arm fast-medium bowler who stands at 194 cm, he made his first class debut for Victoria in November 2006. He later took 6/34 for Victoria's 2nd XI and forced his way into the one-day team, debuting against Tasmania at the MCG.
Mckay made his first class debut for Victoria in November 2006. He later took 6/34 for Victoria's 2nd XI and forced his way into the one-day team, debuting against Tasmania at the MCG. He plays district club cricket for Essendon.
McKay commenced his cricket at an early age at Pascoe Vale Central Cricket Club in the North West Cricket Association (NWCA). His time there saw him presented with many accolades which included representing the NWCA at junior levels. His representation of the NWCA in the under-21 Neil Wright Shield during the 2001–02 season was the stepping stone before launching his career at Essendon Cricket Club the following season. Upon arrival at Essendon Cricket Club it was obvious to see that they had found talent. In his time at Essendon he has proven to be a talented bowling allrounder. His added to this perception of him by scoring two well-timed hundreds with the willow. At the commencement of the 2009–10 season McKay was awarded the captaincy of Essendon Cricket Club.
Indian Premier League
On 5 November 2009, after a string of injuries to key Australian bowlers, he made his ODI debut against India and returned with figure of 3/58 from 10 overs. He has a dream debut as he picked up the wicket of india's all time great Sachin Tendulkar.
On 31 January 2010 against Pakistan Mckay get his first man of the award. He bowled 9.3 overs and get 4 wickets for 35 runs.
He Get his first international Five Wickets-haul against Sri Lanka on 7 november 2010. Mckay returned with a figure of 5/33 and Sri lanka bowled out on 115. He Get Player of the Match award for his effort.
Mckay get his second odi Five-For on 8 march 2014 against Sri lanka. He also contribute with the bat made 28 runs from 32 balls help Australia secure the 2011-12 Commonwealth Bank Series.
On 14 September 2013 McKay took his first ODI hat-trick against England in Cardiff.  He dismissed Kevin Pietersen , Jonathan Trott & Joe Root in three conescutive balls but Australia still lost the match.
On 17 January 2014 Mckay help Australia chased down 301 against England when they struggled on 244/9. His partnership of 57 with James Faulkner for the 10th wicket help Australia win the match.
T20 International Career
Mckay made his T20I debut on 31 October 2010 against Sri lanka. He bowled 4 tight overs but goes wicketless.
He struglled to take a wicket in his next two match. He get his maiden T20I wicket in his 4th match when he bowled West indian skipper Darren Sammy.
McKay made his Test debut against the West Indies in Perth in December 2009. In the first inning he bowled 14 overs but goes wicketless. But in the second inning he took his maiden test wicket when he bowled Denesh Ramdin.
After this match he still waiting for his second test match.
ODI 5 wicket hauls
|1||5/33||15||Sri Lanka||Brisbane Cricket Ground||Brisbane||Australia||2010|
|2||5/28||23||Sri Lanka||Adelaide||Adelaide Oval||Australia||2010|
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