Peter Nevill

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Peter Nevill
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Personal information
Full name Peter Michael Nevill
Born (1985-10-13) 13 October 1985 (age 30)
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Nickname Nev
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Batting style Right-handed[1]
Role Wicket-keeper[1]
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 443) 16 July 2015 v England
Last Test 20 February 2016 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009–present New South Wales (squad no. 19)
2011–2012 Sydney Sixers (squad no. 20)
2012–present Melbourne Renegades (squad no. 20)
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 12 71 54 31
Runs scored 325 3,471 843 248
Batting average 27.08 40.84 22.18 14.58
100s/50s 0/2 6/19 0/5 0/0
Top score 66 235* 74 25
Balls bowled 6
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 44/1 217/11 73/7 14/6
Source: Cricinfo, 23 February 2016

Peter Michael Nevill (born 13 October 1985) is an Australian professional cricketer currently contracted domestically to New South Wales and the Melbourne Renegades, having previously also played for the Sydney Sixers. He has also been Australia's Test wicket-keeper since the second test of 2015 Ashes series. He made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against South Africa on 4 March 2016.[2]

Domestic career[edit]

Nevill playing for New South Wales in 2008

Playing as a wicket-keeper, Nevill played for the Australian under-19 cricket team, and made his first-class début for New South Wales against Victoria at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in February 2009. In that match, Nevill made 18 and 0 and took one catch. In March 2012, he was called up to the Australian squad during the team's tour of the West Indies, in place of Brad Haddin to tend to his sick daughter, Mia, although he did not play a game on the tour.[3]

International career[edit]

Nevill was selected to go to England for the 2015 Ashes series, and made his Test debut for the second Test at Lord's after Brad Haddin made himself unavailable for selection due to family reasons.[4] Nevil finished with seven catches on debut, and seven dismissals overall, to be tied for second for catches overall, but an Ashes debut record.[5][6] He also scored 45 runs in the first innings, just missing his first half-century on debut, however he went on to score 57 in the second innings of his third Test at Edgbaston.[7]

On 9 January 2016, Nevill made his debut for Melbourne Renegades as teammate Matthew Wade, Australia's limited-overs wicket-keeper was called up for international duties. Nevill ran himself out after Adam Zampa was hit on the nose off his deflection from a shot from Dwayne Bravo, as it went on to hit the stumps.[8]

On 9 February 2016, a day after Australia lost the Chappell-Hadlee series to New Zealand, Nevill was named as the wicketkeeper of choice for ICC World T20 after Matthew Wade is dropped for poor glovesmanship, but given his modest batting average, but buoyed by a deep T20 batting lineup, he is not under pressure to also carrying a load as a batsman.[9]


  1. ^ a b c "Peter Nevill". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Australia tour of South Africa, 1st T20I: South Africa v Australia at Durban, Mar 4, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Daniel Brettig (2012). "Nevill and Haddin trade places again" – ESPNcricinfo. Published 16 March 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Watson dropped, Haddin withdraws". Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  5. ^ "Nevill's lesson in temperament". Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  6. ^ Fielding records from Statsguru
  7. ^ "Haddin to press for Ashes recall". Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  8. ^ "Zampa keeps head to affect miracle run out". Retrieved 2016-01-09. 
  9. ^ "Nevill leads World T20 squad shocks". Retrieved 2016-02-09. 

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