Back in 2014, George Bailey was the skipper of the KXIP side that made it to the finals of that particular IPL season. (Photo Source: Twitter) George Bailey? © Copyright 2013-2020 CricTracker Pvt Ltd, IPL 2019: Match 27, MI vs RR – Predicted top performer based on stats and records for Fantasy Cricket, IPL 2020: Virat Kohli sledges Manish Pandey; SRH batsman gives it back in style, IPL 2018: Match 17, Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals – Statistical Highlights, IPL 2019: Fans welcome CSK in Jaipur with the chants of ‘Dhoni, Dhoni’. Instead, he was out to perhaps the greatest catch in IPL history. Kings XI Punjab was one such side in 2014. [2] He was born and raised in Launceston, Tasmania. Bailey said he can't "imagine" being captain again with selectors likely to opt for Smith, who is seven years younger to Bailey. Another highlight came shortly before the 2006/07 season, when he bludgeoned 136 from 65 balls for the Academy against a Zimbabwe Board XI. As a result of an injury to Australian captain Michael Clarke, he was included in the first ODI of the series and Bailey top scored with 48 runs in Australia's 204 for 8. Eight star players, including Kieron Pollard, David Miller and Jacques Kallis were in the spotlight , having to choose between their national domestic sides and IPL … Bailey last played in the IPL for Kings XI Punjab as captain where he was subsequently relieved of the leadership role before the team deciding to drop him from their squad this season. There were only 3 … Born on September 7, 1982, George Bailey was selected to play for Tasmania during the 2005-06 season after a spate of injuries hampered the team. So this is a team full of match winners. In 2016, Bailey was signed by the Rising Pune Supergiants, a new Indian Premier League team, as a replacement to Faf du Plessis who was ruled out of due to a finger injury. In 2012, he was signed by the Melbourne Stars for the first season of the Big Bash League. Bailey replaces former Australian skipper Chappell, who had been Cricket Australia's national talent manager for the past nine years as well as a selector before calling it quits in September. In the IPL, Bailey represented three teams, the Chennai Super Kings, the Kings XI Punjab and the Rising Pune Supergiant. During the age when most teams prefer to chase in the T20 format, the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) has always enjoyed defending totals. He also scored his first half-century. Kings XI Punjab batsman George Bailey in action during an IPL-2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali on May 16, 2015. He played all five matches of the series,[6] but was subsequently dropped from the Test team. India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led KXIP in IPL 2018 and IPL 2019 but did not taste too much success as he led the team to 12 wins from 24 matches as captain. Kings XI Punjab reached the IPL final in 2014 under the captaincy of George Bailey. From KL Rahul to the Universe Boss, we take a look at at the most regretted decisions in IPL history – the players which teams shouldn’t have let go. Khawaja, Bailey join RPS; Amla set for IPL debut: With crippling injuries putting teams in crisis, rejected players from the IPL auction are now being called upon to serve as band-aid.Rising Pune Supergiants have got a much-needed drift with the joining of Aussie duo – Usman Khawaja and George Bailey in the squad. 2016 IPL season KXIP was the finalist of the IPL of 2014 under the captaincy of George Bailey. He led three ODIs in the five match series, winning two and losing one. George Bailey? Especially when at the back of the press box some seemed happy when he was out. One of the luckiest players to have won two IPL winner's medals, George Bailey was a member of the Chennai Super Kings squad that won consecutive titles in 2010 and 2011. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. 7. [3], Bailey was appointed as Twenty20 captain of the Australian national cricket team in 2012, succeeding Cameron White prior to the two match series against India that ended 1–1. He attended the Launceston Church Grammar School, where he was school captain and graduated in 2000. In 2016, Bailey was signed by the Rising Pune Supergiants, a new Indian Premier League team, as a replacement to Faf du Plessis who was ruled out of due to a finger injury. Lillee quits coaching post over money. [8], Bailey is the great-great-grandson of George Herbert Bailey, who represented Tasmania in 15 first-class matches, and the great-grandson of Keith Bailey, who represented Tasmania in two first-class matches. Chennai Super Kings? Bailey scored 114 runs at an average of 19 for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League. Bailey was first selected to play for Tasmania 2005/06, due to injuries to regular players, and he was given an extended stint in the first-class team, scoring 778 Pura Cup runs, including three centuries, and earning a second invitation to the Academy. He returned back to IPL in 2014 to captain the Kings XI Punjab successfully leading them to their first IPL finals. In second match of the series Australia lost the match and series was levelled. He subsequently had to wait until 2012 to make his international debut. He was also a part of the World XI team that visited Pakistan last year. KXIP was the finalist of the IPL of 2014 under the captaincy of George Bailey. He captained the Australian team in India in ODI in the absence of Michael Clarke. The team always maintained a low chasing score due to the uncertainty and confusion in the batting order. Speaking of the Kings, several players have over the years taken their games to the next level while playing for the yellow brand. But although Tasmania tied with South Australia, they lost the title because South Australia finished top of the ladder that season. Get all the IPL action at your fingertips. [12], In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Montreal Tigers franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament. document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').onclick=function(){ window.open('http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cricket','newsnow'); }; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').style.cursor='pointer'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.textDecoration='none'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.borderBottom='0 none'; © 2013-2020 CricTracker Pvt Ltd All rights reserved. [4] On 1 May 2013, Bailey was appointed the vice-captain of the Australian ODI team for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.[5]. Bailey graduated with a Graduate Certificate of Management in 2016, and is currently completing a Master of Business Administration degree at the University.[9]. Former Australian T20 captain George Bailey had helped the Kings XI Punjab reach their only IPL final in 2014. Players who first played for CSK and then became other IPL team captains. In the fifth ODI Bailey produced some excellent cricket, rounding off his efforts with a 46 from 41 balls to ensuring that Australia posted a troubling total for England. Byron Coverdale, "Will a crowd show up for weaker Australia?". Riding on George Bailey’s 61*(32) and Virender Sehwag’s 36 (19), Kings XI set a target of 178 for the Mumbai Indians. Channel Nine's executive director of cricket, and former NSW player Brad McNamara, angrily denied this: Nowhere has Channel Nine ever talked the one-day game down, nowhere have we ever said this is a 'B team'. One of the two debutant teams this season, Pune have already lost four of their star international players - Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Faf du Plessis and Kevin Pietersen - due to injury. However, since Punjab could not continue their form in the 2015 season, the team management released him from the franchise. The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) is a franchise cricket team based in Mohali, India, which plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Also finds George Bailey career batting analysis with no. Bailey's highest score in the shortest format at the time of his appointment had been 60 and he had made only one T20 half-century in the previous three seasons, but he said batting at No.5 opportunities were often limited. He hadn't come into the team as a young man. When he did, he did so as captain of the Australian national Twenty20 team, succeeding Cameron White prior to the two match series against India,[16] which ended 1–1. He needs to concentrate on staying in the side. Advertisement. Cricket writer Jarrod Kimber later argued that this caused a permanent schism between Bailey and Channel Nine. It's rubbish and George should stick to playing cricket and leave (television) rights to the people who know what they're talking about. I think they're about to go into negotiations for the TV rights. I reckon he's got his hands full as it is. But it's still called the Australian cricket team.[25]. But under Miller, the ghosts of 2015 returned again, as they won just one match in their first six outings, and before match seven, the team changed their leader. Chennai Super Kings; Delhi Capitals; Kings XI Punjab; ... M44: KKR vs KXIP – George Bailey Interview. Bailey scored his maiden ODI century in a match against the West Indies. He represented the Tasmanian cricket team in Sheffield Shield and Australia's domestic limited overs tournament, the Matador Cup, and also played for Hampshire in England and Twenty20 cricket for the Kings XI Punjab, previously used to play for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League and the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League. Majorly Glenn Maxwell’s performance became worse as he scored just 145 runs in 11 matches. Get all the IPL action at your fingertips. When he walked out as leader for the T20 at Sydney's Stadium Australia and the match at the MCG, Bailey was in charge of a new-look side. George Bailey continued to lead the side during the 2015 season. Feedback . The team won just three of the 14 games and finished eighth in the league. Only Mumbai Indians have won more IPL titles (4) than them. He made some hasty decisions such as sending Matthew Wade at No. GEORGE Bailey may have thought he’d hit Aussie teammate James Faulkner for six. He came into the captaincy without playing a game. But it went deeper than McNamara's comments. Bailey’s Punjab side were exciting and fun to watch, as they thrilled grounds all over India, making them everyone’s second favourite side in the competition. ... George Bailey, Rising Pune Supergiants. Teams Chennai Super Kings ... IPL on the Go. In November 2013, Bailey became Australia's 436th Test cap in the Ashes and was presented with the baggy green before the start of play by a former captain Mark Taylor. 5.George Bailey . KXIP captains - Yuvraj Singh, Adam Gilchrist, David Hussey, Kumar Sangakkara, George Bailey, David Miller, Murali Vijay, Glenn Maxwell, Ravichandran Ashwin. And they weren't always wrong. 87,73,479 Confirmed; 1,29,188 Deaths; Full coverage. In November 2013, Bailey was named in the Australian team for the 2013–14 Ashes series against England. Needing 130 in the final session, he and James Faulkner pushed the Tigers past the total in the 91st over of play on the final day to lift Tasmania to second on the table behind New South Wales. Bailey was once part of this legendary team. And Chappell wasn't just turning on Bailey because of his stoush with Channel Nine. Without the TV rights deal, George is probably working in a coalmine or flipping burgers at McDonald's.[26]. During the 2013 ODI series against India, Bailey scored a total of 478 runs, setting a record for the most runs by any batsman in a bilateral series. George Bailey-led team did everything right on the day of the final, but it was not enough to stop Kolkata from stealing a thrilling three-wicket win. Earlier, another Australian batsman Usman Khawaja was also called in to join the IPL franchise for the rest of the tournament. George is presently pursing MBA and he had also been the captain of the Australian Team. He became the second ever Australian to captain an international game without having played an international game before, after Dave Gregory in the first ever Test match. Bailey was appointed as the permanent captain of Tasmania for the 2009/10 season, replacing Daniel Marsh. The Chennai Super Kings are the most consistent team in the Indian Premier League history. He then studied business at the University of Tasmania, and resided at Jane Franklin Hall. 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