|Full name||Dirk Peter Nannes|
|Born||16 May 1976|
Mount Waverley, Victoria,
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Only ODI (cap 177)||28 August 2009 |
Australia v Scotland
|T20I debut (cap 40/15)||5 June 2009 |
Netherlands v England
|Last T20I||31 October 2010 |
Australia v Sri Lanka
|Domestic team information|
|2011||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|2012||Basnahira Cricket Dundee|
|2013||Chennai Super Kings|
Source: CricketArchive, 10 December 2016
Dirk Peter Nannes (born 16 May 1976) is a former Australian cricketer who has played internationally for both Australia and the Netherlands, one of the few players to represent multiple international teams.
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From Melbourne, Nannes was a freestyle skier before beginning his cricket career, and competed in mogul events at two FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cups. Beginning in Victorian Premier Cricket, he made his first-class debut for Victoria during the 2005–06 season, aged 29. A left-arm fast bowler, Nannes had moderate success in the domestic first-class and one-day tournaments, leading to a stint with English county side Middlesex during the 2008 season. His greatest success, however, came in Twenty20 matches. Holding Dutch citizenship through his parents, he played two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for the Netherlands at the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 tournament, and later that year made his One Day International (ODI) and T20I debuts for Australia.
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Nannes was previously a skier. In 1995, he made his debut as a mogul skier, and went on to compete at FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup eventsuntil 1999. He then turned to playing cricket for club side Hawthorn-Waverley and later Fitzroy Doncaster.
The Fitzroy Doncaster Cricket Club, nicknamed the Lions, play cricket in the elite club competition of Melbourne, Australia, known as Victorian Premier Cricket. The club was formed by a 1986 amalgamation of Fitzroy Cricket Club, a foundation member of Victorian Premier Cricket in 1905, and Doncaster Cricket Club, a Victorian Sub-District Association team formed in 1864. The Lions play at Schramms Reserve in Doncaster.
Nannes was eventually called up to the Victorian Bushrangers side in early 2006, where he made his first-class and List A debuts. He has ability to bowl more than 150 km/hr speed.[ citation needed ]
In his second first-class cricket game he played in the 2005/06 Pura Cup final in which the Queensland Bulls amassed a record 6 for 900 declared.Nannes took three wickets in the innings and when it came Victoria's time to bat he was the last wicket to fall in the match.
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He signed for Middlesex during the 2008 English Domestic season, qualifying as a non-overseas player due to his Dutch passport. Nannes struggled with injury in the 2008 season but was a member of Middlesex's Twenty20 triumph, and took 20 wickets at 19, including a haul of 6/32 in the county championship.
In the 2008 Sheffield Shield, Nannes took his career best figures of 7/50. In his first innings against Western Australia in Perth, he produced highly unusual innings figures of 1/2 off 0.1 overs, bowling a wicket then two beamers in succession and being banned from bowling for the remainder of the innings.
In February 2010 Dirk Nannes retired from first class cricket. He said, "Having been able to play just one game in the longer format this season due to injury, this decision will allow me to concentrate on 50 over and Twenty20 cricket and extend my career with Victoria and Australia".
He played for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL II and III, where he led the bowling attack. The team kept Glenn McGrath on the benches to play him. But in the auctions for IPL IV,he was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore for $650,000, where he was expected to open the bowling along with Zaheer Khan. After a couple of matches Nannes sustained a side strain and was ruled out of the IPL; he was later replaced by Chris Gayle.
In 2010, Nannes played for Nottinghamshire in the revamped domestic T20 tournament in England.
On 12 June 2012 it was announced Chennai Super Kings signed Dirk Nannes from Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In July 2012, Nannes signed a 1-year deal with cricket club the Sydney Thunder.
Sylhet Royals of the Bangladesh Premier League signed Nannes to play for the 2013 BPL season.
On 26 April 2014, Nannes signed for English county Somerset for their entire T20 season.
On Wednesday 11 November 2008 it was announced that Nannes was selected for the Netherlands cricket squad to play the ICC World Cup Qualifier tournament in South Africa.However Nannes subsequently signed with the Delhi Daredevils for the 2009 IPL season, which was to be played in April at the same time as the ICC Trophy causing him to withdraw from The Netherlands' squad.
Victoria and Delhi Daredevils coach Greg Shipperd, when asked about Dirk's non selection for the Australian Twenty20 team, said that "I would have thought he would be first pick".Following this omission from the Australian team, Nannes now confirmed his allegiance to the land of his parents. He made his international debut for The Netherlands in the first match of the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, opening the bowling in their surprise win over England.
Nannes was called up to the Australian T20I team in August 2009, just two months after making his debut for the Netherlands.A one-day international debut followed that same month where Nannes picked up 1/20 against Scotland. Nannes played for Australia in the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies; Nannes played against Pakistan on 2 May 2010 at St Lucia and he took 3 wickets for 41 runs in his allocated overs, he was unbeaten batting for 0 runs facing one ball. He also played against Bangladesh on 5 May at Barbados and he took 4 wickets for 18 runs in his allocated overs, he did not bat. He bagged the highest number of wickets in the T20 World Cup in 2010 with 14 wickets at 13.07
Since 2015, Nannes has been a member of ABC Grandstand's cricket commentary team.
Drawing upon his experience as a former professional skier, Nannes provided commentary for the Seven Network's coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In addition to being a former skier, Nannes is the director and founder of 'Global Snow Tours',an independent snow tour operator. He studied the saxophone at university. He was educated at Salesian College Chadstone (Melbourne). Though it is often claimed that Nannes speaks Japanese fluently, in an interview with the BBC, Nannes refuted this.
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