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Personal Information

Full NameCameron Leon White
BornAugust 18, 1983 Bairnsdale, Victoria
Age38 Years, 10 Months, 13 Days
National SideAustralia
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break googly
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
03400

Career Information

Teams PlayedAustralia, Australia A, Northamptonshire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Deccan Chargers, Victoria, Australia Under-19, Somerset, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Cricket Australia XI
Career Span

Cameron Leon White Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
47214646 v IND0015129.2044.2410
ODI
9177162072105 v PAK2111454533.9680.12370
World Cup
7627022* v NZ004017.5061.9410
T20I
47441498485* v SL05714432.80132.97230
IPL
4745995478 v PWI06763626.50126.35220
CL
109313825 v SA007323.0085.1810

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
Test
893834252/71 v IND0068.403.67111.60
ODI
1955.12351123/5 v BAN1029.256.3627.58
T20I
5705111/11 v ENG0051.007.2842.00
IPL
6708611/14 v RCB0086.0012.2842.00
CL
1202611/26 v CSK0026.0013.0012.00

Cameron Leon White Profile

Australia turned a blind eye to Cameron White’s batting talents in its obsession to transform him into a genuine spinner but in time, they realised that White’s ability as a batsman will serve them far better than as a bowler.

The Victorian who debuted only at 17 played for their youth four-day and one-day teams before embarking on the 2002 Under-19 World Cup, where his leadership abilities combined with his brilliant batting led Australia to cup honours. Despite this, Victoria oddly continued using him as a frontline bowler with his WC exploits contributing to him being saddled with Victoria’s captaincy responsibility in the 2003-04 season. All of 20, White showed great maturity in leading a side replete with experienced campaigners and his ever-improving batting convinced selectors to include him for the tour of Zimbabwe which he eventually didn’t play. 

Following a fine 2005 Pakistan tour, “Whitey” got his international break debuting as a Supersub against the ICC World XI. But a handful of ODIs later, he found himself once again on the sidelines. Despite making sporadic appearances throughout 2007, he continued to be backed by Ricky Ponting who gave him his Test debut against India in 2008. A poor first Test, silver-lined only by Tendulkar’s wicket, exposed his frailties as a bowler and White decided to fully concentrate on his batting abilities. White initially represented Bengaluru in the Indian T20 league before moving to another South Indian city, Hyderabad.

A whirlwind 105 off just 88 balls against Pakistan in 2010 along with a few sensational knocks in T20s confirmed his big hitting abilities and he was named captain of Australia’s Twenty20 side after Michael Clarke’s retirement from the position after the 2010-11 Ashes. Following that, he was also appointed Clarke’s deputy for an ODI series against England, where he captained the side for a solitary game. White was then replaced by George Bailey in the T20 setup.

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