|Full name||Michael Gray Dighton|
24 April 1976 |
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Domestic team information|
|1997-98 - 2000-01||Western Warriors|
|2001-present||Tasmanian Tigers (squad no. 3)|
|2004||Hampshire County Cricket Club|
|2007||Derbyshire County Cricket Club|
cricinfo.com, 16 March 2009
Michael Gray Dighton, (born 24 April 1976, at Toowoomba, Queensland) is an Australian cricket player, who played for the Tasmanian Tigers. He plays club cricket for North Hobart Cricket Club. He is an excellent opening batsman, particularly in One-day cricket, and he played a leading role in the Tigers victorious ING Cup campaign of 2004-05. He is tall, and strong, and adept at hitting out cleverly early in the innings. He bowls occasional leg spin, and is also a capable wicket-keeper. Dighton has failed to recapture the form which saw him score at an average of 55 in 2003 in the Pura Cup, but still retains his place as one-day opener.
On 15 November 2008, Dighton scored 34 off 13 balls for the Emirates All*Stars against the Australian National Team in an exhibition Twenty/20 match. He and Adam Gilchrist scored quickly, hitting boundaries and helping the team (specially made for the occasion) on to win. During the fielding innings, he caught a surprising one handed catch in the deep to dismiss Cameron White.
- "Records | Twenty20 matches | Bowling records | Best figures in a innings on debut | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
- "Queensland v Tasmania at Toowoomba, Jan 1, 2007 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-05-04.