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Watch the Travis-Dean Space: Another Star Batsman bursts unto the Australian Scene

November 1, 2015

Travis Dean as Arthur Morris … and a new Ponting?

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Preferred to Aaron Finch (who then played for an Ausssie XI vs New Zealand and scored double century) Dean scored 154 n. o. in first innings for Victoria vs Queensland and then 109 n. o. as Victoria snatched victory

Travis Dean      

Full name Travis J Dean

Born February 1, 1992

Current age 23 years 273 days

Major teams Australia Under-19s, Footscray-Edgewater, Victoria, Victoria Under-17s, Victoria Under-23s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 2 263 154* 500 52.60 2 0 24 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1
Career statistics
Only First-class Victoria v Queensland at Melbourne, Oct 28-31, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
154*, 109* Victoria v Queensland Melbourne 28 Oct 2015 FC
217*, 63 Vic U23s v WA U23s Perth 19 Oct 2015 Other
43, 0/14, 116 Vic U23s v Qld U23s Melbourne 2 Mar 2015 Other
187*, 0 Vic U23s v Tas U23s Melbourne 16 Feb 2015 Other
2, 58 Vic U23s v S Aust U23s Melbourne 11 Mar 2014 Other
9, 38 Vic U23s v S Aust U23s Melbourne 19 Oct 2010 Other
29, 26 Vic U23s v Qld U23s Brisbane 28 Sep 2010 Other
24 Vic U23s v WA U23s Melbourne 2 Mar 2010 Other
5, 21 Vic U23s v Tas U23s Melbourne 2 Feb 2010 Other
59 Victoria U19 v Qld U19 Canberra 9 Dec 2009 Other
Latest Articles

A Report from ESPNcricket staff

Travis Dean completed the most memorable of debuts to guide Victoria to a first-up Sheffield Shield victory over Queensland with his second century of the day-night match. Only Arthur Morris among Australians had made a hundred in each innings of his state debut, in a non-Shield fixture during the Second World War, and only six batsmen had done the trick in all first-class matches.

Dean’s performance was bettered by the fact he was on the field for every minute of the match, making 154 not out in the first innings then finishing unbeaten on 109 as the Bushrangers eased past a fourth-innings target of 229.

That chase had been set up by an opportunistic declaration from the Bushrangers captain, Matthew Wade, who closed the hosts’ first innings 125 runs behind and then watched his bowlers rush through Queensland for 103 under the MCG lights on the third evening.

Dean, 23, and Rob Quiney had negotiated the difficult 15 overs before stumps that night, before finding the job to be much more straightforward on Saturday afternoon. After Quiney was lbw to Ben Cutting for the second time in the match, Dean maintained his comfort at the crease in the company of Marcus Stoinis, and the target was whittled down quickly.

For a panel of national selectors still searching for organised, prolific batsmen the likes of who shape international teams, Dean’s performance will be of considerable note. He was chosen ahead of Aaron Finch, a more conspicuously talented batsman who has nonetheless failed to become a consistent Shield run-maker.

Over the past 12 months, Dean has been a dominant figure in second XI matches, amassing scores of 217*, 116 and 187* in his three most recent games before his Shield call-up. Many in Australian cricket will be hoping to see him maintain that sort o

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