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Dan Cullen

Dan Cullen

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Key facts

Full name: Daniel James Cullen
Born: April 10, 1984, Woodville, Adelaide, South Australia
Team: Somerset
Other teams: Australia A, South Australia
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm off break

Biography

Cullen is tipped as Shane Warne's long-term replacement as Australia's premier slow bowler. An offspinner who gives the ball a real tweak and crucially possesses the mystery doosra, Cullen's rise has been dramatic. He first came to prominence in the 2003/04 season with 41 wickets for Adelaide at an average of 20.98, before capturing 17 wickets at 29.82 for South Australia in the five Australia Cup games. Highly regarded by Aussie spin legend Warne - he has been tipped as a player for the future by many after winning a contract with South Australia in 2004/5. Could struggle to play...

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