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Get to Know: Jon Holland

15 November 2017
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Learn a little more about the Rengades' newest member, Jon Holland.

Name: Jonathan Holland

DOB: 29/5/1987

Position: Bowler

Batting Style: Left-Hand Bat

Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox

Height: 1.81m

Previous T20 Teams:  Adelaide Strikers

Test Debut: vs. Sri Lanka, 2016

Test Matches: 2

State Team: Victoria

State Debut: 2008 vs. South Australia

 

BBL STATS:

 

Although severely restricted by injury, Holland has shown great signs during his time at the Adelaide Strikers. His most consistent run came in BBL05, where he played in eight matches and took four wickets. Holland’s best haul of the tournament came against the Melbourne Renegades, where he finished with 2-24 from his four overs.

Innings: 11

Wickets: 8

Runs: 300

Economy Rate: 8.33

Avg: 37.50

Best: 2/19 (vs. Melbourne Renegades, 2014)

WHAT TO EXPECT:

 

Holland is on the comeback from recent knee surgery, but is poised to provide some much-needed support for veteran spinner – Brad Hogg and West Indian Sunil Narine. Prior to his injury, Holland proved just how damaging he could be with ball in hand, taking 50 wickets for Victoria to help them to a third straight Sheffield Shield title, and was awarded the ‘Bill Lawry’ medal as Bushrangers’ best player.

Described as a naturally attacking bowler who can subtly change his pace and generate spin off the wicket, a healthy Holland is destined to be a great asset for the Renegades’ bowling line-up. 

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