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Nathan Bracken

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Full Name: Nathan Wade Bracken
Born: September 12 1977 , Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
County: Australia, New South Wales, Australians, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire
Test debut: Australia v India, Brisbane, December 4-8 2003
ODI debut: Australia v West Indies, Melbourne, January 11 2001
T20 debut: Australia v South Africa, Brisbane, January 9 2006
Batting Style: Right-hand batsman
Bowling Style: Left-arm fast-medium


Bracken bowls very much in the mould of former Aussie star Bruce Reid - tall and slim, he moves the ball both ways with his left-arm seam deliveries from over the wicket. A shoulder injury curtailed his first Ashes tour in 2001 but has featured for Australia's one-day team many times since being re-introduced into the squad during the 2003 World Cup. He made his Test debut against India in 2003-04, but failed to impress in three matches and was replaced by Brad Williams. Bracken made two first-class appearances for Gloucestershire in 2004. In December that year he took the remarkable f...

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