Theo Doropoulos

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Theo Doropoulos
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Personal information
Full name Theo Paul Doropoulos
Born (1985-04-25) 25 April 1985 (age 30)
Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
Nickname Zoolander
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–11 Western Australia
Career statistics
Competition FC List A Twenty20
Matches 6 8 5
Runs scored 200 268 84
Batting average 22.22 38.28 28.00
100s/50s 0/1 0/3 0/0
Top score 58* 92 43
Balls bowled 180 66 -
Wickets 2 1 -
Bowling average 62.50 46.00 -
5 wickets in innings 0 0 -
10 wickets in match 0 0 -
Best bowling 1/9 1/14 -
Catches/stumpings 4/- 2/- 4/-
Source: [2], 15 November 2008

Theo Paul Doropoulos (born 25 April 1985) is an Australian cricketer of Greek origin currently listed with the Adelaide Strikers. He previously played for South Australia and Western Australia.

Career[edit]

Doropoulos has previously represented Australia at Under 19 level, Western Australia at both Under 17's and Under 19's and the South Shields Cricket Club in the English North East Premier League.[1] He is a right-handed batsman and bowls right arm fast-medium. He made his Twenty20 debut for the Warriors in January 2007 and his first-class cricket and domestic limited overs cricket debuts in November 2007.

Doropoulos holds the record for the highest score in an Under 19 One Day International. Against England in 2003, he smashed 179 not out, which came off 155 balls, and included 21 fours and three sixes.[2]

Doropoulos was a substitute fielder for Australia in the 3rd Test against West Indies in 2009/10 and took a catch to get the 9th wicket.

In June 2011, after being dropped from Western Australia's squad, Doropoulos signed with South Australia.[3]

Doropoulos fielding for WA against Victoria in the 2009-10 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Jeff; Newcastle win has Shields in a spin; The Shields Gazette; 2007-06-11
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ South Australia sign Doropoulos – ESPNCricinfo. Published June 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2011.