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Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill
Personal information
Full nameStuart Charles Glyndwr MacGill
Birth Date (Y-M-D)1971-2-25
Place of birthMount Lawley, Perth
Country of birthAustralia
NicknameMagilla (Gorilla) / Stuey / Macca
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm leg spin
CountryAustralia
Test Debut30 January 1998 v South Africa
Last Test30 May 2008 v West Indies
ODI debut19 January 2000 v Pakistan
Last ODI26 January 2000 v India
Domestic team information
Western Australia1994
New South Wales1996 - 2008
Somerset1997
Devon1997 - 1998

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Stuart Charles Glyndwr MacGill (born 25 February 1971) is a former right-arm leg spin bowler of the Australian cricket team, with a domestic career at New South Wales, Nottinghamshire and Somerset. He has been credited with having the best strike rate of any modern leg-spin bowler, however he did not have a regular place in the Australian Test team due to the dominance of Shane Warne in the position of sole spinner. Often, it has been said that he was "born in the wrong era". His bowling was slightly slower through the air than Warne, but he was a prodigious turner of the ball.

He was brought back in 2007 after the retirement of Warne, as spinner for the first Test against the Sri Lankan cricket team. He announced his retirement from international cricket during the second Test of Australia's 2008 tour of the West Indies. Moving into commentary, MacGill co-hosted the 2009 Ashes series on SBS with Damien Martyn and Greg Matthews. MacGill was a radio co-host on the Triple M Sydney breakfast program, The Grill Team from 2009 until 2010.

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2008 Shield final.
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3rd test Australia vs South Africa 1998 Adelaide Oval.
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Jermaine Lawson, intimidates Australia, guns them down with a barrage of short pitch bowling 2003.
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2004 Australia vs Pakistan 3rd Test - 2 innings @ the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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Former stars back Cameron - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--Former leg-spinner -Stuart MacGill- said Mike Hussey and Michael Clarke should swap batting positions. He also recommended recalling paceman Brett Lee from ... - Date : Wed, 08 Dec 2010 12:36:01 GMT+00:00
MacGill burnt off The Grill - Herald Sun Tweet this news
Herald Sun--Mark Geyer, -Stuart MacGill- and Gus Worland / Pic: Richard Dobson Source: The Daily Telegraph CRICKETER -Stuart MacGill- has left Triple M's The Grill Team ... - Date : Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:17:53 GMT+00:00
The thrill, the magic, the horror - CricInfo.com Tweet this news
CricInfo.com--Kudos must be given to -Stuart- Clark, whose first innings figures of 34-6-75-3 came during England's 6 (dec)-551. Clark was actually the "Cleaning Lady" for ... - Date : Sun, 22 Aug 2010 03:21:53 GMT+00:00
Gus Worland Joins Aussie Dodgeball Team! - TripleM Sydney (blog) Tweet this news
TripleM Sydney (blog)--Triple M Sydney's The Grill Team already features two Australian representative sportsmen, cricketer -Stuart MacGill- and NRL legend Mark 'MG' Geyer. ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 01:48:38 GMT+00:00
Cousins incident a warning - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian---STUART MacGill- says elite sportsmen should heed the lessons of Ben Cousins' accidental sleeping pill overdose this week. He once stopped breathing after ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 14:19:12 GMT+00:00
Being an elite athlete is bad for your health - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian---STUART MacGill- can identify with what happened to Ben Cousins this week and was a bit shaken when it happened to him, but it was the death of actor Heath ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 14:39:59 GMT+00:00
Australia goes into bat for Howard - Courier Mail Tweet this news
Courier Mail--Another former Test spinner, Australia's -Stuart MacGill-, believes Mr Howard was rejected by the ICC because he would have asked too many questions. ... - Date : Thu, 01 Jul 2010 12:27:08 GMT+00:00
Steven Smith not 'nervous' over 'baggy green' debut at Lord's Test against ... - Daily News & Analysis Tweet this news
Daily News & Analysis--We have been really spoilt by Shane Warne and -Stuart MacGill- and people forget -Stuart MacGill- was a terrific spinner as well,” he added. ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 10:46:38 GMT+00:00
Smith's shown he can already handle the heat - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald---...- best two leg-spinners, with [-Stuart-] -MacGill- as well as Warney [Shane Warne]. Everyone was screaming that we needed another leg-spinner and here he was. ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:59:00 GMT+00:00
Man jailed for setting fire to student in sheep outfit - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Judge Kerry -Macgill- said: "You should hang your head in shame. Not just for setting fire to Mr Mitchell but for callously standing by and not trying to help ... - Date : Tue, 18 May 2010 15:42:51 GMT+00:00

Career statistics
CompetitionTestODIFCLA
Matches443184107
Runs34911,536171
Batting average9.691.009.907.77
100s/50s0/00/00/20/0
Top score43156*26
Balls bowled11,23718041,4185,228
Wickets2086774193
Bowling average29.0217.5030.4822.52
5 wickets in innings120434
10 wickets in match2n/a6n/a
Best bowling8/1084/198/1085/40
Catches/stumpings16/ -2/ -76/ -22/ -

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