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Peter Handscomb Peter Handscomb Height: 1.83 m DOB: 26 April, 1991

The middle-order batsman made his international debut for Australia in 2016 against South Africa after a magnificent season with Victoria. His career-best 215 in the Sheffield Shield, and the previous summer before that where he was the competition's third-leading run scorer landed him the place in the Aussie team. In his debut match, the right-handed batsman scored 54 runs and also struck the winning runs for the team. He didn't take much time to score his maiden century as in the second Test of his career he smashed hundred against Pakistan at Gaba. Later he made his ODI debut on January 19, 2017 against Pakistan where he scored important 82 runs for his team to win the match.

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2019 World Cup: Peter Handscomb will definitely play semi-final against England, says coach Justin Langer

Cricket | Jul 10, 2019, 09:32 AM IST

Peter Handscomb was called as a replacement for Shaun Marsh, who fractured his forearm after being struck in the nets last week.

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2019 World Cup: Shaun Marsh ruled out after suffering fracture, Peter Handscomb announced as replacement

Cricket | Jul 05, 2019, 08:37 AM IST

Shaun Marsh has had scans on his right forearm after being struck while practising in the nets at training on Thursday, said coach Justin Langer.

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India vs Australia: Always knew Ashton Turner could get the job done, says Peter Handscomb

Cricket | Mar 11, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Ashton Turner on Sunday smashed unbeaten 84 off 43 balls as Australia chased down a mammoth target of 359 with four wickets in hand and 13 balls to spare to level the five-match series 2-2 in Mohali.

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4th ODI: Handscomb ton, Turner heroics guide Australia to series-levelling win in Mohali

Cricket | Mar 10, 2019, 10:51 PM IST

Playing only his second ODI, Turner hit an unbeaten 84 off 43 balls with five boundaries and as many six sixes to help Australia win in only 47.5 overs.

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Audition for 2019 World Cup: Players from India-Australia series who can seal a ticket to England

Cricket | Mar 01, 2019, 09:03 PM IST

India and Australia will look to fill the gaps when they take on each other in the five-match ODI series, starting on Saturday in Hyderabad.

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Peter Handscomb ready to work on fitness to take up role of wicketkeeper-batsman in ODIs

Cricket | Feb 26, 2019, 02:17 PM IST

Peter Handscomb was picked ahead of regular wicket-keeper Alex Carey in the first T20I against India at Visakhapatnam, giving a boost to his hopes of making Australia's World Cup squad.

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India vs Australia: We will battle for a draw tomorrow, says Peter Handscomb

Cricket | Jan 06, 2019, 11:16 PM IST

Handscomb said the nearly-washed out day four of the fourth Test at the SCG has given his side a great chance to draw the match and restrict India's margin of series win to 2-1.

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India vs Australia: Here is the reason why Tim Paine and Co. are not announcing their playing eleven for Sydney

Cricket | Jan 02, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Tim Paine said that they just want to have a balanced team which could win the final Test.

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India vs Australia: Travis Head slams MCG crowd for booing Mitchell Marsh

Cricket | Dec 26, 2018, 06:01 PM IST

The MCG crowd started booing Marsh once Marsh's name was announced on the public address system when he came onto bowl.

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Peter Handscomb denies involvement in ball-tampering, blames media for 'edited footage'

Cricket | Jul 28, 2018, 03:17 PM IST

Handscomb said the conversation with Lehmann took place more than 20 minutes before he went onto the field, which he only did when another player had to use the bathroom.

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