Adam Charles Voges
(pronounced ) (born 4 October 1979 in Subiaco, Western Australia
) is an Australian cricketer
. In domestic cricket, he plays for the Western Warriors
. He is a right-hand batsman
and part-time left-arm orthodox
Voges plays grade cricket
. He won the 2001–02 Olly Cooley Medal for the best player in the Western Australian Grade Cricket
competition. Voges made his first-class
debut on 8 December 2002 for Western Australia in the Pura Cup
match against Tasmania
. After averaging only 17 with the bat in the four matches he played, he spent the 2003/04 season playing grade cricket.
2004/05-05/06 seasons - fastest one-day century
He made his List A
debut in the ING Cup
match against Tasmania in October 2004, and was also recalled to the Pura Cup side. In just his second one day match at North Sydney Oval
, Voges set the record for the fastest domestic one-day
century, bringing up his 100 off only 62 balls (and hitting the ING
sign on one of his 7 sixes, which earned him $50,000). He finished the ING Cup season with an average of just under 32, and a Pura Cup average of 72 from 6 matches.
2005/06 was a mixed season, which saw him average 34 in Pura Cup and 49 in the ING Cup.
2006/07 season and selection
In 2006/07, Voges enjoyed a very good start to the season with two first-class centuries in his first three matches. This good form led to his surprise selection to the Australian squad for the 3rd Ashes Test
. On Friday, 8... Read More