Name: Shaun Tait
Date of birth: 22/02/1983
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: Adelaide Strikers
Bowling Style: Right arm fast
Batting Style: Right-hand
- Test debut v England at Nottingham - August 2005
- Right arm fast bowler who made his debut for South Australia in the 2002-03 season aged 19-years-old.
- Named Young Cricketer of the Year at the Allan Border medal ceremony in 2003-04
- In 2004 he was called up to the Australian national side for the tour of Sri Lanka although he did not play a game.
- Signed for Durham in August 2004 but suffered a torrid time including a nightmare debut, sending down 21 no balls and collecting none for 113.
- After returning to Australia he took 65 first-class wickets for his state side to break Clarrie Grimmett's 1939-40 record for a South Australian bowler.
- Called up to the Australian squad for the 2005 Ashes tour of England, and made his Test debut in the fourth Test of that series, after an injury to Glenn McGrath.
- Played a big role in Australia's World Cup win in 2007.
- His slingy action has led to regular injury breaks and he also took time out of the game in 2008 due to physical and emotional exhaustion.
- Has since decided to focus on the shorter forms of the game, and his ability to produce short bursts of extreme speed has made him ideally suited for Twenty20.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||2005-2008||Innings Bowled:||6|
|Highest Score:||8||Best bowling in Innings:||3/97|
|Career Span:||2007-2011||Innings Bowled:||36|
|Highest Score:||11||Best bowling in Innings:||4/39|
Full International Career History
|Jan 16 2008||India||Perth||1||8|
|Sep 8 2005||England||The Oval||1||1*|
|Aug 25 2005||England||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||1||3*|
|Sep 8 2005||England||The Oval||1||1/61|
|Aug 25 2005||England||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||1||3/97|
|Mar 19 2011||Pakistan||1||0*|
|Jan 21 2011||England||Hobart||1||DNB|
|Jun 27 2010||England||Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester||1||1*|
|Feb 1 2009||New Zealand||Perth||1||9*|
|Jan 26 2009||South Africa||Adelaide||1||4*|
|Apr 28 2007||Sri Lanka||Barbados||1||DNB|
|Mar 28 2007||West Indies||Antigua||1||DNB|
|Feb 18 2007||New Zealand||Eden Park, Auckland||1||DNB|
|Feb 2 2007||England||Sydney||1||11|
|Mar 24 2011||India||Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Ahmedabad||1||1/52|
|Mar 19 2011||Pakistan||1||0/37|
|Mar 16 2011||Canada||Bangalore||1||2/34|
|Mar 13 2011||Kenya||Bangalore||1||2/49|
|Mar 5 2011||Sri Lanka||Colombo||1||1/23|
|Feb 25 2011||New Zealand||Nagpur||1||3/35|
|Feb 21 2011||Zimbabwe||Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Ahmedabad||1||2/34|
|Feb 6 2011||England||Perth||1||3/48|
|Feb 2 2011||England||Sydney||1||2/59|
|Jan 21 2011||England||Hobart||1||0/30|
|Jul 3 2010||England||Lord's||1||4/49|
|Jun 30 2010||England||1||1/23|
|Jun 27 2010||England||Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester||1||3/28|
|Feb 1 2009||New Zealand||Perth||1||2/40|
|Jan 26 2009||South Africa||Adelaide||1||0/49|
|Jan 23 2009||South Africa||Sydney||1||1/55|
|Jan 16 2009||South Africa||Melbourne||1||2/43|
|Apr 28 2007||Sri Lanka||Barbados||1||0/42|
|Mar 28 2007||West Indies||Antigua||1||2/43|
|Feb 18 2007||New Zealand||Eden Park, Auckland||1||0/64|
Today's Fixtures & Results
IndiaIn-PlayW Indies 53-4
NSW 144-6TeaTasmania 237
New South Wales trail Tasmania by 93 runs with 4 wickets remainingVictoria 534-6 DecTeaSouth Australia 27-2
South Australia trail Victoria by 507 runs with 8 wickets remainingQueensland 27-0TeaWestern Austral 417-7 Dec
Queensland trail Western Australia by 390 runs with 10 wickets remaining
Related Shaun Tait News
Shaun Tait will be back with Essex for the NatWest T20 Blast this summer
Essex have announced that Shaun Tait will re-join the county for this summer’s NatWest T20 Blast.
Aussie fast bowler Shaun Tait joins Essex for T20 competition
Australian Shaun Tait will join Essex for the duration of this summer's Friends Life t20 competition.
Surrey cancel Tait offer
Shaun Tait will not play for Surrey in the Friends Life t20 after suffering new complications with his elbow injury.