Alex Doolan

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Alex Doolan
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Personal information
Full name Alexander James Doolan
Born (1985-11-29) 29 November 1985 (age 31)[1]
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Nickname Hooley Dooley
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Batting Right-handed
Role Batsman, Occasional wicket-keeper
Relations BR Doolan (father)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 437) 12 February 2014 v South Africa
Last Test 22 October 2014 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008–present Tasmania
2012–2015 Melbourne Renegades
2016–present Brisbane Heat
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 4 80 32 13
Runs scored 191 4,742 1075 149
Batting average 23.87 34.86 39.81 11.46
100s/50s 0/1 8/25 0/7 0/0
Top score 89 202* 96 30
Catches/stumpings 4/– 47/– 11/– 9/–
Source: Cricinfo, 11 January 2017

Alexander James Doolan (born 29 November 1985) is an Australian cricketer, who plays domestically for Tasmania and the Melbourne Renegades. He plays his club cricket for South Hobart/Sandy Bay Cricket Club.

In the 2016–17 Matador BBQs One-Day Cup, Doolan scored 362 runs at an average of 120.66 with his highest scored being 93. Alex had 3 not outs throughout the tournament.

Test selection[edit]

On 29 December 2013, it was announced that Doolan would replace the injured first drop batsman Shane Watson if he was unable to prove his fitness for the fifth test at the SCG. Doolan made his Test debut in the 1st Test against South Africa in February 2014. In the same test he took an excellent catch to dismiss Graeme Smith.[2]

Career best performances[edit]

Score Fixture Venue Season
Test 89 South Africa v Australia SuperSport Park, Centurion 2014 [3]
FC 202* Tasmania v Western Australia WACA Ground, Perth 2016 [4]
LA 96 Australia A v India A Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin 2014 [5]
T20 30 Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades MCG, Melbourne 2013 [6]

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