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Baggy Green 390 - Nathan Hauritz

April 8, 2020

Nathan Hauritz burst onto the International Cricket scene receiving a call up to the Australian team as a 20 year old after making an early impression playing for Queensland and Australia at u-19 level where he played alongside the likes of Michael Clarke, Ed Cowan, Mitch Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Shane Watson and Andrew McDonald.

He went on to represent Australia in 17 Test Matches claiming 63 wickets with career best figures of 5-53. Nathan also played 58 ODI's also picking up 63 wickets with best figures of 4-29.

Hauritz was also more than handy with the bat scoring three half centuries for Australia and had a highest First Class score of 146 for NSW against South Australia in 2010.

In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast, we relive some highlights from Nathan's career as well as exploring some of the challenges he faced in addition to the difficulties associated with transitioning out of cricket.

As always, we ask who Nathan would most like to have a net with and he provides us with three excellent candidates including the first time a WWE Superstar gains a nomination.

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