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Steve Rixon

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
-
Played for:
Australia
Roles played:
-
Home country:
Australia
Born:
February 25, 1954, Albury

Profile

Steve Rixon is a former wicket keeper and a key lower order batsman for New South Wales. The Aussie has already coached New Zealand (1996 to 1999), New South Wales, Chennai, Surrey. Rixon was reportedly interested to coach the Australian team after Buchanan but Tim Nielsen took over. Later in 2011, he was appointed as fielding coach of Australia replacing Mike Young. He was also appointed as temporary Australian coach for the UAE tour of 2012 while working with the team for the ODIs in place of Australian coach Mickey Arthur who was preparing for the 2012 World T20 meanwhile.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 13 24 394 3 18.76 - 0 2 54
ODI 6 6 40 3 13.33 40.81 0 0 20*
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 42 5 0
ODI 9 2 0

Career

Span:
Test:
1977-1984
 
ODI:
1978-1985
Test
Debut:
Australia Vs India at Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane - Queensland - Dec 02, 1977
Last played:
Australia Vs West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney - Dec 30, 1984
ODI
Debut:
Australia Vs West Indies at Antigua Recreation Ground, St. John's - Antigua - Feb 22, 1978
Last played:
Australia Vs India at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah - Mar 29, 1985
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