Ben Cutting

Australia

Personal Information
Born
Jan 30, 1987 (34 years)
Birth Place
Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland
Height
1.92 m
Role
Bowling Allrounder
Batting Style
Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast-medium
ICC Rankings
                              Test          ODI      T20
Batting                    —             —          —
Bowling                   —             —          —
Career Information
Teams
Australia, Brisbane Heat, Queensland, Australia A, Rajasthan Royals, Hobart Hurricanes, Sunrisers Hyderabad, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, World XI, Mumbai Indians, Nangarhar Leopards, Cricket Australia XI, Sindhis, Edmonton Royals, Amsterdam Knights, Prime Ministers XI, Deccan Gladiators, Quetta Gladiators, Sydney Thunder
A tall lanky giant of a medium-pacer, standing at 1.92 meters, Ben Cutting was knocking on the doors for national selection after securing the highest wicket tally for Queensland in the 2009…
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Batting Career Summary
MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
ODI420532726.56779.100041
T20I751402910.027148.1500023
IPL211762383921.64141168.790001519
Bowling Career Summary
MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
ODI4421615853/453/454.3931.643.200
T20I7712621531/181/1810.2471.6742.000
IPL2117281429102/202/209.1642.928.100
Career Information
ODI debut
vs Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval, Jan 13, 2013
Last ODI
vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Aug 31, 2014
T20 debut
vs Sri Lanka at Stadium Australia, Jan 26, 2013
Last T20
vs Pakistan at Gaddafi Stadium, Sep 15, 2017
IPL debut
vs Delhi Capitals at Sardar Patel Stadium, May 15, 2014
Last IPL
vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Apr 20, 2019
Profile
A tall lanky giant of a medium-pacer, standing at 1.92 meters, Ben Cutting was knocking on the doors for national selection after securing the highest wicket tally for Queensland in the 2009/10 and the 2010/11 seasons of the Sheffield Shield. He was subsequently named in the squad for the home series against New Zealand, but he did not make it to the XI in any of the Tests.

He made his ODI and T20I debuts against Sri Lanka in 2013, and did moderately well with the ball, but recurring injuries prevented him from settling into the side as a regular. He last played an ODI in August 2014 against Zimbabwe at Harare.

Ben Cutting shot to stardom after his notoriously deceptive bouncers and his lower-order pinch-hitting came to the fore in limited-overs cricket. He also traveled with the team to India to play the Champions League T20 in 2013 for the Brisbane Heat. At the 2014 IPL auctions, he was signed by the Rajasthan Royals to play the 7th edition of the IPL but didn’t get many games, as Rajasthan’s other bowlers were given preference ahead of him.

He was later signed by the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise in the lucrative Indian Premier League, and he rewarded their faith with a match-winning performance in the final of the 2016 edition (in which, needless to say, he was the Man of the match) scoring 39 off 15 deliveries to apply the finishing touches to the innings and then taking 2 wickets including the match-turning one of Chris Gayle.

He has been a useful addition to the Brisbane Heat franchise in the Big Bash League since the 2nd edition of the tournament, bagging 35 wickets in 41 matches. His batting the talk of the town as well, after he made a brisk maiden first-class century (109 off 78 balls) and scored a savage 98 off 48 in domestic One-Day match against Victoria. He fulfilled all the expectations with the bat as well, scoring more than 500 runs across five seasons at a strike-rate of 150. He is one of the utility players for skipper McCullum, and will certainly be one of the first names on the team-sheet for the Heat.