Alex Doolan

  • Australia to decide on return to Test side of Shane Watson February 17, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: Australia face a selection quandary with the return from injury of allrounder Shane Watson for the second Test against South Africa, which starts on Thursday. Watson exacerbated a calf injury on the eve of the first Test and watched from the stands as two players, selected since the recent...
  • Australia bring in new blood for South Africa tour, Bailey dropped January 20, 2014

    Perth: After a stunning Ashes triumph, Australia added specialist batsmen to a 15-man squad unveiled on Monday for the upcoming tour against world number one South Africa. Uncapped Tasmanian Alex Doolan joins Shaun Marsh who returns to the Test scene after almost two years. Losing out is Ashes number six George Bailey...
  • Alex Doolan called up to Australian squad December 30, 2013

    Sydney: Australia on Monday added batsman Alex Doolan to their squad ahead of the final Ashes Test against England as doubts remained over the fitness of some players. Cricket Australia said the Tasmanian was the only addition to the squad which is leading the series 4-0 and firm favourite to win...
  • Alex Doolan pushes for Australia Test spot with ton November 2, 2013

    Sydney: Alex Doolan boosted his chances of a Test debut in this month's Ashes series with a brilliant century for Tasmania in a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Saturday. Doolan scored 132 to help the defending Shield champions claim a thrilling two-wicket win over New South Wales on the...
  • SA chase big Australia A total in tour match November 3, 2012

    Sydney: Alex Doolan posted his best first-class score of 161 not out before Australia A declared their first innings at 480 for 7 midway through a three-day match with South Africa. The Proteas, preparing for the first of three Tests against Australia, were 128 for 1 at stumps on Saturday on...
  • Australia A blunt South Africa quicks on Day 1 November 2, 2012

    Sydney: Two century partnerships helped stymie South Africa's pace attack as Australia A reached 325 for 7 on Friday's opening day of a three-day tour match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Led by the world's No.1 fast bowler, Dale Steyn, the Proteas started strongly, reducing the home side to 44...
  • Hughes in Australia 'A' team to play South Africa October 26, 2012

    Sydney: Australia will not be fielding any of their Test players in South Africa's opening tour match against Australia 'A' next month, the chief of selectors John Inverarity said on Friday. In announcing the 'A' team to face the Proteas in Sydney from November 2 to 4, Inverarity said the...