|Full name||Damien Richard Martyn|
|Born||21 October 1971|
|Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Height||1. The Australian cricket team is the national cricket team of Australia. Events 1512 - Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. 81 m (5 ft 111⁄2 in)|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium|
|Test debut (cap 353)||27 November 1992: v West Indies|
|Last Test||1 December 2006: v England|
|ODI debut (cap 109)||8 December 1992: v West Indies|
|Last ODI||5 November 2006: v West Indies|
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|1991 - 2006||Western Australia|
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Damien Richard Martyn (born October 21, 1971 in Darwin, Northern Territory) is a former Australian cricketer. An inning, or innings, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of Sports &ndash most notably Cricket and Baseball during For other uses see Stump (disambiguation Stump is a term used in the Sport of Cricket where has three different meanings Events 1287 - St Lucia's flood: The Zuider Zee sea wall in the Netherlands collapses killing over 50000 people Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 1512 - Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the center of the mainland continent as well as the central northern regions For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries He played for the national team sporadically in 1992-1994 before becoming a regular ODI player in 1999-2000 and a regular Test player in 2001 until his retirement in late 2006. He was primarily a right-handed middle-order as a batsman with a 'classical' technique, known in particular for his elegant strokemaking square of the wicket on the off-side and through the covers. Martyn was also an occasional medium-pacer and distinguished fieldsman primarily in the covers who was capable of creating spectacular run-outs. He also very occasionally kept wicket at first-class level. He was named man of the series in the Border Gavaskar Trophy in 2004, to help Australia defeat India on the subcontinent for the first time in more than 30 years, and was named in early 2005 as the Australian Test player of the Year at the annual Allan Border Medal presentations. The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is a Test cricket series played between India and Australia. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Indian cricket team is an international Cricket team representing India. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Allan Border Medal is considered to be the biggest individual prize in Australian Cricket.
Martyn moved with his family to Perth, Western Australia at the age of three, and was educated at Girrawheen Senior High School, before being selected for the Australian Cricket Academy in Adelaide in 1990. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The Australian Cricket Academy, originally located at Henley Beach in Adelaide, was formed in 1987 as a joint initiative of the Australian Institute of Sport Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia with a Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) He made his first class debut for Western Australia the following season, in which he scored 822 runs at 51. The Western Warriors (referred to as Retravison Warriors for sponsorship reasons are an Australian first class cricket team based in Perth, Western Australia 37. Noted for his daring and sometimes cavalier strokeplay, Martyn was selected to make his Test debut against the West Indies in November, 1992 at the Gabba, a surprise replacement for Dean Jones. The West Indian cricket team, also known colloquially as The Windies or The West Indies, is a multi-national Cricket team representing Dean Mervyn Jones AM (born 24 March 1961 in Coburg, Victoria) is a retired Australian Cricketer and is presently a coach He batted in the middle-order, scoring 36 and 15.  He played in all Tests in that season, apart from the Fourth Test at the Adelaide Oval where he was replaced by fellow Western Australian Justin Langer after sustaining an injury before the match. The Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia. Justin Lee Langer AM (born 21 November 1970 in Perth) is a former Australian Cricketer A left-handed Batsman, his opening partnership However, his performances were unconvincing, totalling 168 runs at 28. 16 for the series, passing 50 only once with an unbeaten 67* at the MCG.  Martyn was also a member of the ODI squad in that season, playing less regularly in only four of eleven matches, and aggregating 45 runs at 22. 5. 
Martyn was subsequently dropped from the Test team in the early 1993 tour to New Zealand, until being recalled for the Third Test at Eden Park, Auckland after Mark Waugh was dropped, scoring 74. New Zealand is an Island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island Eden Park is the main sports ground in Auckland, New Zealand for both Rugby union during winter and Cricket in summer The Auckland metropolitan area or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country Mark Edward Waugh, AM (born June 2 1965 in Canterbury New South Wales) is a former Australian Cricketer who represented Australia in Test matches  Martyn also played in some of the subsequent ODIs on the New Zealand tour as well as on the 1993 Ashes tour to England, but was dropped from the Test team after Waugh scored centuries in the warm-up matches and had been the leading run scorer in the New Zealand ODIs. Waugh was third in the Test batting averages, confining Martyn to playing in tour matches against county teams. Martyn was given another chance in the 1993-94 Australian season when Steve Waugh tore a hamstring and Martyn played in the Boxing Day and New Year's Tests at the MCG and SCG respectively. Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965 in Canterbury New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer and fraternal twin of Mark Waugh Boxing Day is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, as well as many other members of the Commonwealth The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG is a sports Stadium in Sydney. Although he managed 59 in the first innings of a low scoring match in Sydney, it was his performance in the second innings which blighted his reputation for many years into the future. With Australia stumbling while chasing a small target of 117 against South Africa, Martyn had trouble scoring, with an unconvincing 6 from 59 balls in almost two hours as he and Craig McDermott took the total from 8-75 to within sight of victory at 8-110. The South African cricket team, also known as The Proteas are a national Cricket team representing South Africa Craig John McDermott (born 14 April 1965 in Ipswich Queensland, Australia where he attended the Ipswich Grammar School) was an Australian Cricketer He then attempted an airborne cover-drive off Allan Donald and was caught, and Australia lost the Test. Allan Anthony Donald, (born 20 October 1966 in Bloemfontein) was a South African Cricketer and one of their most successful pace bowlers ever  Martyn was heavily criticised by the media who blamed him for the defeat. He played three more ODIs in that season, before being dropped upon Waugh's return from injury. Although Waugh would have reprised his position in any case, Martyn lost his position as the reserve batsman and was dropped from subsequent national squads altogether. He would not play ODI cricket again until 1997 and Tests until 2000. 
After returning to the domestic arena Martyn was appointed as captain of Western Australia in the 1994/95 season at the age of 23, the youngest player to have been given the honour. He also captained Australia A in the international ODI tournament of the same season. The following season, he relinquished the captaincy to Moody, in order to concentrate on his batting. 
He re-appeared at the start of the millennium when he replaced an injured Ricky Ponting on the tour to New Zealand in early 2000. Despite topping the averages in New Zealand he made way for Ponting for the home series against the West Indies in 2000/01. He played one test during that summer, replacing an injured Steve Waugh for Australia's victory at Adelaide where he made remained not out in both innings.
He was selected on Australia's tour to India in 2001 and was considered unlucky not to replace a struggling Ponting. His chance to consolidate a permanent position came in the side came during the 2001 Ashes tour where he replaced fellow West Australian Justin Langer in the first test. He posted his maiden test century in the first test at Edgbaston. Edgbaston Cricket Ground (also known as Edgbaston Stadium) is a Cricket venue in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England. He was chosen as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year as a result of his performances in The Ashes in the summer of 2001. The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are Cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar.
Martyn subsequently put in regular appearances for Australia, becoming integral to the middle-order and eventually filling the void at no. 4 left by Mark Waugh's international retirement. Mark Edward Waugh, AM (born June 2 1965 in Canterbury New South Wales) is a former Australian Cricketer who represented Australia in Test matches His best form came over a twelve month period beginning in March 2004 where he scored two crucial centuries to help Australia to a 3-0 series whitewash in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan cricket team is a national Cricket team representing Sri Lanka. He was then man of the series in India when Australia claimed their first series victory on Indian soil in over 30 years. He made two centuries and narrowly missed out on becoming the first Australian batsman since Don Bradman to make three centuries in three innings when he was dismiseed for 97 in the second innings of the second test. Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001 often referred to as The Don, was an Australian Cricketer widely Two centuries at home against Pakistan over the 2004/05 season and another in New Zealand in 2005 rounded out a stellar 12 months in which Martyn had made 1608 runs at an average of 61. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. 84 in 12 months including 7 test centuries.
Martyn was presented with the McGilvray Medal in 2005 as the ABC's Test cricketer of the year as well as being adjudged Test Player of the Year at the 2005 Allan Border Medal. The McGilvray Medal is an annual award given by ABC Radio to the player adjudged by the commentators to be the best Australian cricketer of the preceding year Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly abbreviated to the 'ABC' is Australia's national public broadcaster. The Allan Border Medal is considered to be the biggest individual prize in Australian Cricket.
Following a poor Ashes tour of England in 2005, where he recorded a total of 178 runs at an average of 19. The 2005 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing and storied Cricket rivalry between England and Australia. 77, Martyn was dropped from the Australian Test side to play in the ICC Super Series 2005. The ICC Super Series 2005 was a cricket series played in Australia in October 2005 and featuring some of the world's best cricketers However, he was retained in the ODI side over the 2005/06 summer.
He was recalled to the Test squad at the expense of Brad Hodge for the three-Test series in South Africa in March and April 2006. Bradley John Hodge (born 29 December 1974 in Sandringham, Victoria) is an Australian and Victorian Cricketer. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Chairman of Selectors Trevor Hohns cited his experience as the major reason for his recall. Trevor Victor Hohns (born January 23, 1954, Nundah Queensland) is a former Queensland and His contributions in the first two tests were minimal but he repaid the selectors' faith with an important century in the second innings of the third test that helped guide Australia to victory.
In the 2006 Champions Trophy Tournament, Martyn won back-to-back man of the match awards against England and India. He also played an important unbeaten innings in the final against the West Indies to help Australia win the tournament for the first time. He was Australia's leading runscorer in the tournament.
Martyn played in the first two Tests of the 2006/07 Ashes series, where he managed to score just 45 runs in three innings. Dismissed for only 5 playing a rash shot in Australia's run chase in the second Test, his place in the side came under increasing scrutiny in the media, although he received several statements of support from members of the Australia team, notably Mike Hussey and Justin Langer. Michael Edward Killeen Hussey (born 27 May 1975 Morley Western Australia) is an Australian Cricketer. Justin Lee Langer AM (born 21 November 1970 in Perth) is a former Australian Cricketer A left-handed Batsman, his opening partnership
Despite his poor form Martyn was widely expected to retain his place due to Shane Watson's lack of fitness and the fact that the third test was to be played at the W.A.C.A. Ground, Martyn's home ground. Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981 in Ipswich Queensland) is an Australian Cricketer He debuted for the Australian cricket team in 2002 playing The WACA (pronounced wakka) is a sports Stadium in Perth Western Australia. It came as a surprise when on December 8, 2006, Martyn announced his immediate retirement from all domestic and international cricket. Events 1609 - Biblioteca Ambrosiana opens its reading room the second public library of Europe.  Commenting on his decision, Martyn said: "I would like to advise of my retirement from cricket, effective from today. I do so with a deep awareness of the opportunities that the game and Cricket Australia have provided for me. " Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland insisted that Martyn had not been pushed and that Martyn was originally going to be named in the squad for the third Test. Cricket Australia, formerly known as A chief executive officer ( CEO) or chief executive is typically the highest-ranking corporate officer ( executive) or administrator James Sutherland was a minor supporting character on the FX Networks television show Nip/Tuck.
On September 1, 2007, it was reported in the Daily Telegraph that Martyn had joined the break-away Indian Cricket League. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. For "The Daily Telegraph" in Australia see The Daily Telegraph (Australia. The Indian Cricket League (ICL is a private Cricket league that runs parallel to the Indian Premier League (IPL managed by BCCI.  However, since then he has pulled out of the event due to the birth of his first son, Ryder, but has rejoined the ICL for 2008.
|NAME||Martyn, Damien Richard|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 21, 1971|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Darwin, Northern Territory|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|