Tim MacDonald

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Tim Macdonald
Personal information
Full name
Timothy Peter Macdonald
Born (1980-09-07) 7 September 1980 (age 42)
Subiaco, Western Australia
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Runs scored1208
Batting average 6.31
Top score178*
Balls bowled3,3934866
Wickets 5003
Bowling average 35.3022.00
5 wickets in innings 10
10 wickets in match00
Best bowling6/401/18
Catches/stumpings 8/–1/–0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 May 2020

Timothy Peter MacDonald (born 7 September 1980) is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer, who is an assistant coach of the England women's cricket team. As a player, MacDonald was a bowler who played for Western Australia and Tasmania.



MacDonald was a pace bowler who represented Western Australia and Tasmania. [1] He played club cricket for Claremont-Nedlands in the WACA District League; he took 70 wickets in the 2005-06 tournament at an average of 11.63. [2] He was signed by Western Australia for the 2006–07 season. [2] He was not selected for the Tasmania squad for the 2011–12 season. [3]

In the 2013–14 season, MacDonald was player-coach of the Claremont-Nedlands; he took 42 wickets in the season, the most of any Claremont-Nedlands player. After the season, MacDonald retired from playing cricket. [4] He was named the WACA District League Senior Coach of the Year for the 2016–17 season. [5]

MacDonald later worked as an assistant coach under Lisa Keightley at Perth Scorchers and Western Fury. [1] He was an assistant coach for the Australia women's national cricket team for their 2017–18 series in India. [6] McDonald was later an assistant coach of the England women's cricket team for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup, and in August 2020, he was given the role full-time. [1] [7]

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