Clinton James "Clint" McKay (born 22 February 1983) is a former Australian international cricketer. He was a member of the Victoria side and has represented Australia at one day international and Test level. A right-arm fast-medium bowler who stands at 194 cm, he made his first class debut for Victoria in November 2006. He later took 6/34 for Victoria's 2nd XI and forced his way into the one-day team, debuting against Tasmania at the MCG.
|Full name||Clinton James McKay|
|Born||22 February 1983|
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Only Test (cap 412)||16 December 2009 v West Indies|
|ODI debut (cap 181)||5 November 2009 v India|
|Last ODI||26 January 2014 v England|
|ODI shirt no.||27|
|Domestic team information|
|2006–2016||Victoria (squad no. 15)|
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 16 September 2017
Mckay made his first class debut for Victoria in November 2006. He later took 6/34 for Victoria's 2nd XI and forced his way into the one-day team, debuting against Tasmania at the MCG. He plays district club cricket for Essendon.
McKay commenced his cricket at an early age at Pascoe Vale Central Cricket Club in the North West Cricket Association (NWCA). His time there saw him presented with many accolades which included representing the NWCA at junior levels. His representation of the NWCA in the under-21 Neil Wright Shield during the 2001–02 season was the stepping stone before launching his career at Essendon Cricket Club the following season. Upon arrival at Essendon Cricket Club it was obvious to see that they had found talent. In his time at Essendon he has proven to be a talented bowling allrounder. His performance added to this perception of him by scoring two well-timed hundreds with the willow. At the commencement of the 2009–10 season McKay was awarded the captaincy of Essendon Cricket Club.
Indian Premier LeagueEdit
On 31 January 2010 against Pakistan, McKay earned his first man of the match award after taking 4/35 from 9.3 overs.
His first international five wicket-haul came against Sri Lanka on 7 November 2010.
On 14 September 2013 McKay took his first ODI hat-trick against England in Cardiff. He dismissed Kevin Pietersen , Jonathan Trott & Joe Root in three consecutive balls but Australia still lost the match.
On 17 January 2014 McKay helped Australia chase down 301 against England. His partnership of 57 with James Faulkner for the 10th wicket helped Australia win the match after being 9/244.
T20 International CareerEdit
McKay made his T20I debut on 31 October 2010 against Sri Lanka. He took his maiden T20I wicket in his fourth match, bowling West Indian skipper Darren Sammy.
McKay made his Test debut against the West Indies in Perth in December 2009. He was wicketless from 14 overs bowled in the first innings but picked up his maiden test wicket in the second, bowling Denesh Ramdin.
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