Ashley Mallett

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Ashley Mallett
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Personal information
Full nameAshley Alexander Mallett
Born(1945-07-13)13 July 1945
Sydney, New South Wales
Died29 October 2021(2021-10-29) (aged 76)
Adelaide, South Australia
NicknameRowdy
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 247)22 August 1968 v England
Last Test28 August 1980 v England
ODI debut (cap 6)5 January 1971 v England
Last ODI20 December 1975 v West Indies
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1967/68–1980/81South Australia
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 38 9 183 29
Runs scored 430 14 2,326 127
Batting average 11.62 7.00 13.60 15.87
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/2 0/0
Top score 43* 8 92 24*
Balls bowled 9,990 502 44,291 1,603
Wickets 132 11 693 41
Bowling average 29.84 31.00 26.27 25.70
5 wickets in innings 6 0 33 0
10 wickets in match 1 0 5 0
Best bowling 8/59 3/34 8/59 3/34
Catches/stumpings 30/– 4/– 105/– 10/–
Source: CricketArchive, 29 October 2021

Ashley Alexander Mallett (13 July 1945 – 29 October 2021)[1] was an Australian cricketer. He played in 38 Tests and 9 One Day Internationals between 1968 and 1980. He played for South Australia cricket team between 1967 until 1981.

Mallett died from cancer on 29 October 2021 at the age of 76 in Adelaide.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Haigh, Gideon. "Ashley Mallett Australia". cricinfo. Retrieved 16 July 2009.
  2. Brettig, Daniel (29 October 2021). "Australian spin great Ashley Mallett dies". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 October 2021.