Dirk Nannes

Team Australia National Cricket Team Australia National Cricket Team
Role Bowler
Born May 16, 1976
Nationality Australia Australia
Nickname Diggler
Team History
Australia National Cricket Team Australia 2009 - present
Chennai Super Kings Super Kings 2020 - present
Sydney Thunder Sydney Thunder 2012 - 2015
Somerset County Cricket Club Somerset County 2014
Otago cricket team 2014
Sylhet Royals Sylhet Royals 2013
Chennai Super Kings Super Kings 2013
Canterbury cricket team 2010 - 2012
Surrey County Cricket Club Surrey County 2011 - 2012
Melbourne Renegades Melbourne Renegades 2011 - 2012
Highveld Lions cricket team 2012
Basnahira Cricket Dundee 2012
Victoria cricket team 2006 - 2011
Royal Challengers Bangalore Royal Challengers 2011
Mountaineers cricket team Mountaineers 2011
Delhi Daredevils 2009 - 2010
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club Nottinghamshire County 2010
Middlesex County Cricket Club Middlesex County 2008
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Dirk Peter Nannes is a Dutch Australian Cricketer who is also a member of the Australian Cricket Team. His other major teams include the Delhi Daredevils, the Victorian Bushrangers and the Netherlands team. This left arm fast medium bowler and right hands batsman made his debut in ODI in 2009. He played against the Scotland team and scored 177. His ODI shirt number was 11. At present, he is a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team to play for the IPL 5 season.

Dirk made his Twenty20 debut in 2009 in the month of June. His team played against the England team. His last Twenty20 match was in the month of August in 2009 whilst playing against the England team. With right to domestic team, he played for the Victoria team from 2006 onwards and is still with this team. For the Middlesex team, he played for one season only in 2008. Later on, from 2009 onwards, he played for the Delhi Daredevils team and is the player of this team too till date.

Before becoming a professional cricketer, Dirk made his debut as a mogul ski racer in 1995. He even competed at the Alpine skiing World Cup events until 1999. In 2006, he was called up to the Victorian Bushrangers team where he made his first class and even List A debut in cricket. Later on, he played in the Pura Cup in 2005-06, his second first class cricket match. At the match, the Queensland Bulls made a record of 6 for 900. Nannes took almost three wickets in the innings and he was the last wicket to fall during the game.

By 2008, he signed for the Middlesex team, which was the English Domestic season. He struggled with an injury, irrespective of which, he took 20 wickets at 19. By this time, he signed a deal to join the Nottinghamshire team to play Twenty20 cricket to be held in 2010.

Career highlights

During the Sheffield Shield in 2008, he took his best scores of 7 for 50. With right to First class cricket, Dirk has played in around 23 matches scoring 108 runs. His batting average was 6.75 with highest score being 31. He bowled around 4139 balls taking 93 wickets with a bowling average of 25.02. His best bowling was 7 for 50 and he took around 7 catches.

With right to List A cricket, he played in almost 32 matches. He scored around 18 runs, with a batting average of 3.60. He bowled around 1737 balls taking 47 wickets. His bowling average was 29.70.

Moreover, with right to Twenty20 International matches, he played in 17 games scoring 22 runs and a batting average of 11. He bowled around 366 balls with a bowling average of 16.39. In Twenty20 matches, he played in 142 games, scoring 47 runs. His batting average came to 7.83. He bowled around 3095 balls taking 178 wickets. His bowling average came to 20.77 with 21 catches.

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