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Ben Hilfenhaus

Benjamin William Hilfenhaus (pronounced Hilfen-House /ˈhɪlfənhaʊs/) (born 15 March 1983, in Ulverstone, Tasmania) is an Australian cricketer who ... More »Benjamin William Hilfenhaus (pronounced Hilfen-House /ˈhɪlfənhaʊs/) (born 15 March 1983, in Ulverstone, Tasmania) is an Australian cricketer who plays for Tasmania in Australian domestic cricket. He is right-arm fast-medium bowler known for his ability to swing the ball. Hilfenhaus plays club cricket for Tasmania University Cricket Club. He made his first-class debut in the 2005/06 season and his haul of 39 wickets was a record for someone playing their first season for Tasmania. Before he was given a full-time contract for 2006/07, he worked as a bricklayer as well as playing cricket. He has best bowling figures of 7/58 in first-class cricket, achieved in his first season for Tasmania. In January 2007 Hilfenhaus made his One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) debuts for Australia. The following month he was named the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year. The 2006/07 season saw Hilfenhaus named Tasmania's Player of the Year as the club won the Pura Cup for the... [ Wikipedia ]

Queensland v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield Report : Ben Hilfenhaus, Luke Butterworth give Tasmania win...

Tasmania 245 (Wells 82) and 6 for 342 dec (Doolan 83, Cosgrove 63, Wells 52, Faulkner 52*) beat Queensland 281 (Burns 120, Hopes 72, Hilfenhaus 4-84) and 143 (Pomersbach 61, Butterworth 4-30, Hilfenhaus 4-33) by 163 runs Ben Hilfenhaus cut through Queensland's top order and ...

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 4th day Report : Sri Lanka set 393 for victory

However, they will do so against a depleted Australian attack, with Ben Hilfenhaus unable to bowl due to a side strain and more worryingly for Australia's long-term plans, the captain Michael Clarke's involvement in the rest of the match was uncertain after he retired hurt with an injury ...

Dilshan ton leads Sri Lanka counter-attack vs Australia

Peter Siddle, leading the Australian attack in the absence of injured Ben Hilfenhaus, knocked over the Sri Lankan tail to finish with five for 54 off 25.3 overs. "It's about pressing forward tomorrow, obviously it's going to be hard to start tomorrow morning for the batters, but they'll ...

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Different Strokes

Let’s look at the most recent cases then; Ben Hilfenhaus bowls 34 overs on the last two days of the Adelaide Test in November. There were a few raised eyebrows when the selectors, presumably with some advice from the medical staff, decreed that he would not be fit enough to bowl in the ...

Australia news : Josh Hazlewood out of Sri Lanka Tests

He was only narrowly edged out of a spot in the team by John Hastings after both Ben Hilfenhaus and Peter Siddle were ruled out. Australia's captain Michael Clarke, meanwhile, has been ruled out of his one scheduled BBL appearance for the Sydney Thunder after reporting back stiffness ...

Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Hobart, 3rd day : Hilfenhaus side injury exposes Australia again

Australia face the grim prospect of trying to win a Test with only three specialist bowlers for the second time in three matches after Ben Hilfenhaus shuffled off Bellerive Oval with a suspected left side strain. After bowling the second ball of his 13th over to Sri Lanka's vice-captain ...

Injured Aussie Ben Hilfenhaus misses Boxing Day Test in Melbourne

Ben Hilfenhaus will miss the second Test against Sri Lanka in Melbourne after suffering a side muscle strain on Sunday. The fast bowler left the field during the third day of the first Test in Hobart and did not return when Sri Lanka began their second innings on Monday. Australia's ...

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Australia confirm seamer Ben Hilfenhaus set to miss remainder of first Test

Australia look set to be without Ben Hilfenhaus for the rest of the first Test with Sri Lanka in Hobart after he suffered a side strain on day three. It will leave Australia a pace bowler short for the second time in three matches. The Tasmanian, who took his 99th Test wicket on Saturday ...

South Africa in Australia 2012-13 : Peter Siddle, Ben Hilfenhaus to do no bowling before Perth Test...

Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus will not bowl another ball before the first morning of the third Test against South Africa, beginning on November 30 in Perth, as Australia try to freshen up the exhausted fast bowlers after their unstinting but ultimately fruitless efforts in Adelaide. ...

Australia Cricket News: Mitchell Starc, Ben Hilfenhaus battle for conditioning

Ben Hilfenhaus has not delivered a red ball in anger since April. At their best both Starc and Hilfenhaus are incisive Test match bowlers, but how close to their best can they possibly be in time for the first match against South Africa in Brisbane? On the same day Starc returned ...

South African net bowlers are as good as Ranji Trophy bowlers, says Wriddhiman Saha

"After playing Ryan Harris and Ben Hilfenhaus in that Adelaide Test, I suddenly found that facing domestic bowlers, I had that extra second to negotiate. That makes a lot of difference in shot selection. I had back-to back centuries in Duleep Trophy after coming back from Australia," ...

Stable Australia prepare to unveil squad Cricket News England in Australia

Ryan Harris, Peter Siddle and Lyon will form the core of the bowling attack, while Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus are expected to fill the remaining places in the squad. Lyon's retention will make a welcome change from the spin cycle of recent years, rewarding his strong displays in the ...

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WA v Tas, Sheffield Shield, Perth : WA collapse after bowling out Tasmania

Luke Butterworth struck in his first over to remove Liam Davis while Ben Hilfenhaus snared the other opener, Marcus Harris, in his third. Western Australia's troubles were further compounded when they lost John Rogers and Luke Towers with the score on 28, and before the end of the day...

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Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane : Michael Clarke defends resting of players

Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus sat out of the Perth Test against South Africa after their heavy workloads in the previous Test, and with both men suffering minor injuries, and a month later Mitchell Starc was rested from the Boxing Day Test, although it was not until this week that it ...

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Mitchell Johnson left out of Australia Test team

Agence-France Presse | Last updated on Thursday, 13 December 2012 08:47 Print font size - + Paceman Mitchell Johnson has been left out of the Australian team for Friday's opening Test against Sri Lanka with Ben Hilfenhaus and Peter Siddle returning to bolster the side. The 31-year-old ...

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Perth : Australia's No.1 hopes could rest on new-look attack

Australia could enter their grand final against South Africa - and Ricky Ponting's farewell Test - with a completely different attack from the one used in Adelaide, after Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus were ruled out. Siddle and Hilfenhaus both endured heavy workloads at the ...

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Fatigued Siddle, Hilfenhaus rested for Perth test

PERTH (Reuters) - Australia have rested Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus from their squad for the third and final test against South Africa as the pace duo continue to recover after shouldering heavy workload in the last test in Adelaide. The pacemen toiled in baking heat in nearly five ...

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South Africa in Australia 2012-13 : Peter Siddle hopeful of recovering for Perth

Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus shouldered heavy burdens at Adelaide Oval due to James Pattinson breaking down in South Africa's first innings, and while Hilfenhaus bowled 53.3 overs, it was Siddle's 63.5 overs that drew the most attention. It was not surprising that Siddle was ...

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South Africa dismissed for 388 vs Australia

Du Plessis struck a defiant half-century on debut but was caught at silly mid-on by Clarke for 78 off Ben Hilfenhaus to bring the innings to a close, which gave Australia a commanding 162-run lead. All-rounder Du Plessis added a valuable 36 runs with spinner Imran Tahir, left stranded on ...

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