2018 – 2019 Golden Ducks


Primary Club Members donate $10 to charity every time an Aussie cricketer suffers the indignity of scoring a first ball duck or ‘primary’ in an international fixture.  Members may choose to pay their YTD ‘fines’ (donations) NOW at this LINK.  Now due to the need to send out dues prior to the financial year, 

Since 1 June 2018, there have been fourteen (14) such events, compared to 13 in the previous full year.

  • Aaron Finch in the T20 vs India at Visakhapatnan on 24th January: B Bumrah
  • Ashleigh Gardner in the Women’s ODI vs New Zealand at Adelaide on 24th January: B Kerr
  • Tim Paine in the Test vs Sri Lanka at Brisbane on 25th January: Ct Mendis, B Lakmal
  • Peter Siddle in the ODI vs India at Adelaide on 15th January: Ct Kohli, B Kumar
  • Josh Hazlewood in the Test vs India at Perth on 15th December: Ct Pant, B Sharma
  • Josh Hazlewood in the Test vs India at Adelaide on 8th December: Ct Pant, B Shami
  • Ben McDermott in the T20 vs India at Sydney on 25th November: LBW B Pandiya (Editor’s note: a disgraceful act, attempting to sweep on his first ball, when the previous wicket was out exactly the same way! Sorry!)
  • Aaron Finch in the T20 vs India at Melbourne on 23rd November: Ct Pant B Kumar
  • D’Arcy Short in the T20 vs South Africa at Gold Coast on 18th November: Ct Phehlukwayo B Morris
  • Chris Lynn in the ODI vs South Africa at Hobart on 11th November: Ct De Kock B Steyne
  • Mitchell Starc in the same innings: Ct & B Rabada
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile in the T20 vs Pakistan at Dubai on 29th October: Run out.
  • Nicole Bolton in the ODI vs Pakistan at Kuala Lumpur on 22nd October: LBW Sana Mir.
  • Kane Richardson in the T20 vs England at Birmingham on 27th June: Ct Hales B Jordon.