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CA congratulates Xavier Doherty on his cricket career

March 15, 2017

Cricket Australia today congratulated Australian cricketer Xavier Doherty on a magnificent career, following the announcement of his retirement.

Doherty represented Australia in all three formats of the game in an international career spanning from 2010 to 2015. Doherty will continue to be available for the upcoming season of the KFC Big Bash League.

The Tasmanian left-arm orthodox spinner played four Test matches, 60 One-Day Internationals and 11 T20 Internationals for his country.

He made his international debut against Sri Lanka in an ODI in November 2010, and later that month debuted at Test level in the opening match of the 2010-11 Ashes Series against England. 

The 34-year-old has represented Tasmania for more than 15 years, and finishes his international career with more than 70 wickets across all three formats.

“Xavier was an outstanding competitor who always represented Australia to the best of his abilities,” Mr Sutherland said.

“Playing in all three formats of the game at international level, Xavier proved he could compete against the best players in the world.

“Xavier featured in Australia’s victorious 2015 World Cup campaign on home soil, and should be proud of everything he has achieved in his decorated career.”

“We thank him for being such a great ambassador for the game, and look forward to his continual involvement in his post-playing days,” concluded Mr Sutherland.