Former Australian T20 captain and all-rounder Cameron White has hung up his boots from professional cricket. While Cameron White played in all formats of the game, the Victorian was a white-ball specialist and part of the squad that reached the final of the 2010 ICC World T20. The spin-bowling all-rounder last played for Australia in January 2018 against England.
Cameron White made his ODI debut in 2005 in Melbourne, playing for Australia against the ICC World XI. White’s first of the four Tests came against India in 2008 and scored 342 runs while also taking five wickets. As far as limited-overs cricket goes, the right-handed batsman featured in 91 ODIs and 47 T20Is, maintaining a strike rate of 80.12 and 132.97 respectively. He notched up 2072 and 984 runs respectively.
Cameron White highlighted that he has finished playing, adding that he had a one-year contract with the Adelaide Strikers. White said that he only played a handful of games last year and would have to play extremely well to secure another deal. White continued saying that he is ending his playing career and would concentrate on coaching moving forward. Amongst franchise cricket, the veteran featured for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Deccan Chargers, and Sunrisers Hyderabad too.
“I’ve definitely finished up playing, that’s for sure. I had a one-year playing contract with the Strikers. I only played a handful of games with them last year and in those games I would have needed to play really well to get another deal. To be totally honest, I’m pretty content. I think my time is definitely up, I’ve had enough from a playing point of view and I’m ready to focus on coaching,” White told cricket.com.au.
Cameron White – a first-class heavyweight:
Cameron White was one of the mainstays for Victoria, which was his first-class side. In 177 first-class fixtures since 2000, the 37-year old has 10537 runs at 39.91 with a best score of unbeaten 260 alongside 22 centuries and 195 scalps. In List A career, he accumulated 7703 runs and snapped 104 wickets.
White has ten domestic trophies under his belt, consisting of six Sheffield Shield championship, one domestic one-day title, a couple of them in the defunct state-based T20 league, and a solitary Big Bash trophy. Across 240 T20 fixtures, he amassed 5469 runs and took 26 wickets.