Batting style Left Handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Test Debut NA
ODI Debut vs Pakistan at The Gabba, Jan 13, 2017
T20 Debut vs Sri Lanka at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 17, 2017
IPL Debut vs Delhi Capitals at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 08, 2017
- Australia U19
- National Performance Squad
- Adelaide Strikers
- RCB - Bangalore
- SRH - Hyderabad
- Australia A
Billy Stanlake overview
Billy was born on 4th November,1994 in Harvey Bay Queensland that is situated in Australia.
He is basically a right arm fast bowler who was represented in Australia. Billy also has a good hold on his line and length of bowling, so the correct ball is provided to the apt batting an that is how he plays. In Gold Coast, he played for the Southport Labrador that could be considered as his home cricket in this case. He is the tallest person in the Australian team and in the International cricket that 204 cm.
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
Stanlake was a successful youth cricketer in his domestic as well as international competitions. He represented his home career in his hometown that is Queensland, in the year 2013 while under 19 National Championship. He faced a foot injury before the 2012 world cup but still he managed to play his innings with good score. During the tournament, he had taken five wickets at an average of 19.40 and economy rate of 3.34 runs in per over. Stanlake played for Australia’s youth team for both 2012 and 2014 matches that was also the under 19 World Cups.
He has played in 7 ODI matches since his debut against Pakistan at The Gabba on Jan 13, 2017. He has taken 7 wickets so far, and has an economy rate of 5.49.
In February 2017, he was bought by the RCB - Bangalore for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 30 lakhs, and in April he was given a Cricket Australia contract. The RCB - Bangalore has featured him in the match that was against Delhi Daredevils. He had scalped 2 wickets for 29 runs in that match.
In February 2017 Stanlake was also named in Australia's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series that was played against Sri Lanka. He made his T20I debut for Australia against Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 17 February 2017 which was again quite a huge match to cover up, but he was dropped from the side immediately because of his disappointing bowling performance of 0/41. He has played around 19 T20 matches with his overall practice to be trained and has taken 27 wickets.
He quoted saying that “I didn’t expect to play so soon. To get an early game in was a surprise. Playing in front of the home fans (against Delhi) was a great experience,” he said. He also said quoting ““Football is a bit more brutal (laughs), and there’s too much running involved. So I’ll stay away from that,” he said”.