Dominic Thornely

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Dominic Thornely
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Personal information
Full name Dominic John Thornely
Born (1978-10-01) 1 October 1978 (age 38)
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm off spin
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001- New South Wales
2005 Surrey
2007 Hampshire
2008 Mumbai Indians
Career statistics
Competition FC List A
Matches 80 94
Runs scored 5070 2249
Batting average 42.96 29.20
100s/50s 10/29 2/14
Top score 261* 108
Balls bowled 4390 1839
Wickets 54 50
Bowling average 38.20 32.02
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling 3/38 3/17
Catches/stumpings 49/- 31/-
Source: [1], 17 August 2009

Dominic John Thornely (born 1 October 1978) is an Australian cricketer who plays for the New South Wales Blues in Australian domestic cricket.

Thornely made his debut for the Blues aged 25 and made his maiden first-class century with 143 against Victoria at Newcastle. He went on to receive Australia A selection in his debut season. He held an Australian Cricket Academy scholarship in 1997.[1]

He had an outstanding 2004-05 series in the Pura Cup scoring 1065 runs at 62.65 with 4 centuries, helping NSW to win the competition. His highest score of 261 was made against Western Australia at the SCG and in it he beat the record of David Hookes for most sixes in an Australian domestic game with 11. Another record came in his 219-run stand for the last wicket with Stuart MacGill. MacGill only contributed 27 of those runs.

He played county cricket with Surrey in 2005 and for Hampshire in 2007. He represented Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2008 season.

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  1. ^ Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra: Australian Sports Commission. 2002. ISBN 1-74013-060-X. 

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