Mitchell Swepson

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Mitchell Swepson
Personal information
Full name
Mitchell Joseph Swepson
Born (1993-10-04) 4 October 1993 (age 29)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 464)12 March 2022 v Pakistan
Last Test8 July 2022 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 236)29 March 2022 v Pakistan
Last ODI16 June 2022 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no.22
T20I debut (cap 91)27 June 2018 v England
Last T20I9 October 2022 v England
T20I shirt no.22
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2015/16–presentQueensland
2015/16–presentBrisbane Heat
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 4 3 8 56
Runs scored 28 2 32 717
Batting average 7.00 2.00 11.95
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 15* 2 14* 37
Balls bowled 892 158 150 10,475
Wickets 10 3 11 172
Bowling average 45.80 53.66 18.54 34.56
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 5
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 1
Best bowling 3/55 2/53 3/12 5/55
Catches/stumpings 2/– 0/– 4/– 35/–
Source: Cricinfo, 21 October 2022

Mitchell Joseph Swepson (born 4 October 1993) is an Australian cricketer. A leg-spin bowler, he made his international debut for the Australia cricket team in June 2018,[1] and plays for Queensland and the Brisbane Heat in Australian domestic cricket.

Domestic career[edit]

Swepson made his List A debut for Cricket Australia XI on 5 October 2015 in the 2015–16 Matador BBQs One-Day Cup.[2] He made his first-class debut for Cricket Australia XI on 29 October 2015 in a tour match against New Zealanders as part of New Zealand's tour to Australia.[3] On 10 January 2016 he made his Twenty20 debut for the Brisbane Heat in the 2015–16 Big Bash League.[4]

In November 2019, during the 2019–20 Sheffield Shield season match against Victoria, Swepson took a hat-trick in the first innings.[5]

International career[edit]

In January 2017 he was named in Australia's Test squad for their series against India, but he did not play.[6] In August 2017, he was added to Australia's Test squad for their tour to Bangladesh, but he did not play.[7] In May 2018, he was named in Australia's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the one-off match against England.[8] He made his T20I debut for Australia against England on 27 June 2018.[9] In December 2019, Swepson was added to Australia's Test squad for the third Test against New Zealand.[10]

In November 2020, Swepson was named in Australia's Test squad for their series against India.[11] In January 2021, Swepson was named in Australia's Test squad for their series against South Africa.[12] In June 2021, Swepson was named in Australia's limited overs squad for their tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh.[13][14]

In August 2021, Swepson was named in Australia's squad for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.[15] In November 2021, Swepson was named in Australia's Test squad for the 2021–22 Ashes series.[16] In February 2022, Swepson was again named in Australia's Test squad, this time for their series against Pakistan.[17] He made his Test debut in March 2022, in the second Test against Pakistan.[18] During the same tour, Swepson was also added to Australia's One Day International (ODI) squad, replacing Steve Smith.[19] He made his ODI debut on 29 March 2022, for Australia against Pakistan.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitchell Swepson". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Matador BBQs One-Day Cup, 2nd Match: New South Wales v Cricket Australia XI at Sydney, Oct 5, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  3. ^ "New Zealand tour of Australia, Tour Match: Cricket Australia XI v New Zealanders at Sydney, Oct 29-31, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Big Bash League, 26th Match: Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat at Sydney, Jan 10, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Queensland claim dramatic win with seven balls left". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Swepson joins spin quartet for India". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Swepson called in for Bangladesh tour". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  8. ^ "New skippers in, Swepson named for white-ball tours". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Only T20I (D/N), Australia tour of England at Birmingham, Jun 27 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Legspinner Mitchell Swepson called up for SCG Test". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Pucovski, Green headline Test and Australia A squads". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
  12. ^ "Matthew Wade dropped from Test squad, Travis Head set to reclaim middle-order spot". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  13. ^ "Seven stars withdraw from tours of Windies, Bangladesh". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  14. ^ "Warner, Cummins and Maxwell among six to opt out of West Indies and Bangladesh tours". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  15. ^ "Josh Inglis earns call-up and key names return in Australia's T20 World Cup squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 August 2021.
  16. ^ "Khawaja, Richardson recalled in Australia's Ashes squad". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  17. ^ "Australia name full-strength squad for Pakistan tour". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 8 February 2022.
  18. ^ "2nd Test, Karachi, Mar 12 - 16 2022, Australia tour of Pakistan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  19. ^ "Swepson called up, Smith ruled out of ODI series". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 26 March 2022.
  20. ^ "1st ODI (D/N), Lahore, Mar 29 2022, Australia tour of Pakistan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 March 2022.

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