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William Giles Bosisto (born 8 September 1993) is an Australian cricketer contracted to Western Australia at domestic level. Bosisto represented Western Australia at under-17 and under-19 level, and debuted for the state's under-23 side in the Futures League in November 2011, at the age of 18.[2] At the 2011–12 Australian Under-19 Championships, he captained Western Australia, and was subsequently selected to captain the Australian under-19 cricket team at the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[3] At the competition's conclusion, Bosisto was named "Man of the Tournament",[4] having led the overall batting averages with 276 runs from six matches.[5]

Will Bosisto
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Bosisto
Born (1993-09-08) 8 September 1993 (age 25)
Geraldton, Western Australia
NicknameBoz[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleBatting all-rounder, opening batsman
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2012–presentWestern Australia (squad no. 39)
2017-presentPerth Scorchers
First-class debut30 October 2013 WA v Victoria
List A debut28 September 2012 WA v Victoria
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 14 14 3
Runs scored 590 389 34
Batting average 23.60 27.78 11.33
100s/50s 1/3 0/3 0/0
Top score 108 86 21
Balls bowled 804 96 6
Wickets 7 1 0
Bowling average 60.00 104.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/28 1/19
Catches/stumpings 10/– 5/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 12 January 2018

Bosisto had been granted a rookie contract with the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) for the upcoming 2012–13 season prior to competing in the World Cup.[6] He made his List A debut for the state in the 2012–13 Ryobi One-Day Cup, replacing the injured Adam Voges.[7] In the match against Victoria at the WACA Ground, Bosisto was run out for a duck after facing five balls in Western Australia's innings, having come in at number six in the batting order.[8] Bosisto's first-class debut came the following season, in the 2013–14 edition of the Sheffield Shield.[9] He scored 44 runs in the second innings of his debut match, which included a 124-run partnership with Marcus North (118 not out) for the third wicket.[10] At grade cricket level, Bosisto plays for the Claremont-Nedlands Cricket Club, having made his first grade debut during the 2010–11 season.[11] Outside of cricket, he attended Scotch College at secondary level, and is currently studying a commerce degree at the University of Western Australia.[1]

He made his Twenty20 debut for Perth Scorchers in the 2017–18 Big Bash League season on 23 December 2017.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b William Bosisto – Cricket Australia. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  2. ^ Miscellaneous Matches played by William Bosisto (24) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  3. ^ Meet Will Bosisto, Australia’s captain – ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. Published 25 August 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  4. ^ Thompson, Michael (2012). Maestro orchestrates winTownsville Bulletin. Published 27 August 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  5. ^ Batting and Fielding in ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012 (Ordered by Average) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  6. ^ 2012-13 Warriors Squad & Rookies Announced – Western Australian Cricket Association. Published 14 July 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  7. ^ "Voges Ruled Out, Bosisto Comes In" – Western Australian Cricket Association. Published 27 September 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  8. ^ Western Australia v Victoria, Ryobi One-Day Cup 2012/13 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  9. ^ First-class matches played by William Bosisto (3) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  10. ^ Victoria v Western Australia, Sheffield Shield 2013/14 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  11. ^ William Bosisto (Claremont-Nedlands) – Weet-Bix MyCricket. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  12. ^ "5th Match, Big Bash League at Sydney, Dec 23 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 December 2017.