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Full name  Jackson Munro Bird
Date joined  December 26, 2012
Batting style  Right-handed
Role  Cricketer

Height  195 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Name  Jackson Bird
Nickname  Squid
National side  Australia
Parents  Ian Bird, Jenny Bird
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Born  11 December 1986 (age 29) (1986-12-11) Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaCurrent T20 Club = Hampshire
Education  Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview
Current teams  Melbourne Stars, Tasmania cricket team (#22), Australia national cricket team
Similar People  Jason Behrendorff, James Pattinson, James Faulkner, John Hastings, Alex Doolan

Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

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Jackson Munro Bird (born 11 December 1986) is a cricketer who plays Test match cricket for Australia and first class cricket for Tasmania. Bird is a fast bowler. He is originally from Sydney and was educated at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview and Saint Pius X College, Chatswood. Bird left the Manly club to further his career with the Tasmanian Tigers in the 2011–2012 season.


Jackson Bird Jackson Bird on course for Test debut with Mitchell Starc

Jackson bird bags debut championship wickets as hants make strong start

Early career

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In March 2012, Bird took a hat-trick against Western Australia at the Bellerive Oval. He finished with match figures of 11/95 and helped Tasmania to a spot in the Sheffield Shield final.

Domestic career

Jackson Bird Peter Siddle tells Jackson Bird to stay patient ahead of

After 10 Sheffield Shield matches, Bird had taken 62 wickets. These came at an average of 17.30 and a strike rate of 36.1 – which was the best in the competition's 120-year history at that point.

Jackson Bird Jackson Bird set to keep Ben Hilfenhaus out of Ashes

Bird does not bowl express pace but his ability to swing the ball both ways has proven very successful in domestic cricket. He plays in the Big Bash League for the Sydney Sixers.

International career

Bird was picked in the Australian Test Squad prior to the 2012 Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka at the MCG, while Mitchell Starc was rested. Prior to the commencement of the Test, Bird was presented with a Baggy green, making him the 431st person to play Test Cricket for Australia. Opening the bowling, he took the first wicket of the game removing Dimuth Karunaratne with his tenth delivery and took a total of two wickets in the first innings. Bird took two wickets in the first session of Sri Lanka's second innings. In the following test in Sydney, Bird was named man of the match after taking 7 wickets across two innings. Bird was picked in the Australian One Day squad for the first time on 19 January prior to the match against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

On 5-7 January 2017, Jackson Bird played as a substitute fielder (replacing ill Matthew Wade) in 3rd Test against Pakistan and took two catches that dismissed Misbah-ul-Haq and Sarfraz Ahmed in Pakistan's first innings and another two catches that dismissed Yasir Shah and Imran Khan in Pakistan's second innings. Bird's performance equalled Younis Khan's record of four catches as a substitute fielder in a Test. As he was a substitute fielder, those catches do not count towards his personal record.


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