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Worst Aussie Test XI Of The Decade

1.Alex Doolan

The opener made his debut in 2012 in South Africa playing just four tests with a high score of 89. Despite having a great shield career for Tasmania, he could never lock his place in the Aussie team averaging 23.

2.Rob Quiney

Becoming a cult figure, Quiney played 2 tests scoring just 9 runs. Quiney made his name at domestic level scoring over 8,000 runs for Victoria

3.Nic Maddinson

Maddinson made his debut controversy against South Africa in 2016. Although he batted at 6 in test Cricket, we have him at 3 where he’s batted at state level. His test scores were: 0, 1, 4 and 22

4.Callum Ferguson

Possibly the most unlucky here, Ferguson played 1 test and was ran out for 3 in the infamous test against South Africa in Hobart.

5.Hilton Cartwright

The Allrounder played just two tests against Pakistan and Bangladesh making just 55 runs in total. He failed to take a test wicket bowling limited overs.

6.John Hastings

Another allrounder, Hastings made 52 runs from just two innings before being dropped. He also struggled with the ball going for 153 runs for 1 wicket.

7.Peter Nevill

This one is pretty unfair however, only Tim Paine, Mathew Wade and Nevill made their debuts in the 2010s. Nevill played 17 tests averaging 22 with the bat.

8.Joe Mennie

Another victim of the all out for 85, Mennie took just 1 wicket for 85 runs. The South Australian is still doing good for his state but a recall seems unlikely and now looks like a strange selection.

9.Chadd Sayers

Sayers had been banging down the door for selection for a couple years having led the Shield Wicket takers list however in his only test (the one post sandpapergate) he only took 2 wickets the first being Ab De Villers in his final test. Sayers only came in as injury replacement for Mitchell Starc and was never a permeant replacement.


10.Peter George

The original 2 metre peter played only 1 test against India in 2010 taking 2 wickets. Despite the 1 test he did take 207 shield wickets in his career.

11.Xavier Doherty

Becoming more famous as a T20 and ODI player, Doherty did play 4 tests against England then India averaging 72 with the ball. In the latter series he had figures of 4/242.

 

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