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Beau Casson

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Slow left-arm orthodox
Played for:
Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Australia Under-19
Roles played:
Bowler
Home country:
Australia
Born:
December 07, 1982, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

Profile

Beau Casson is a slow left-arm chinaman bowler and a right-handed batsman who has played first-class cricket for New South Wales and Western Australia. Casson was born with a heart trouble; however that has not deterred him from playing cricket. Born in Perth, he used to play for the WA team earlier, but not finding the success formula, he switched to the more spinner helpful conditions in NSW.

With NSW, Casson had a better chance given Stuart MacGill's prolonged absence due to international commitments or injuries. And this is where he began to come in his own, however, not many gave him too much thought as a replacement for Shane Warne, with Stuart MacGill, Brad Hogg, Dan Cullen, Cullen Bailey and even the more senior Bryce McGain having better chances. However, it was his strong performances in the 2007-08 season that first helped him clinch the Australian contract, and then the retirement of Brad Hogg and the need for a long-term replacement for both Shane Warne and Stuart MacGill that propelled him into reckoning with a ticket on the flight to the Caribbean, where he played the only Test of his career.

Incidentally, he was also the part of the Australian Under-19 World Cup winning team in 2002, and that gave him the ticket to attend the Academy.
 


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 1 1 10 0 10 22.72 0 0 10
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 1 2 192 129 3 3/86 / 43 4.03 0 0 0 0
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 2 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
2008-2008
Test
Debut:
Australia Vs West Indies at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown - Barbados - Jun 12, 2008
Last played:
Australia Vs West Indies at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown - Barbados - Jun 12, 2008
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