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Nick Jewell

Nick Jewell

Australian rules footballer and cricketer
Nick Jewell
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Intro Australian rules footballer and cricketer
Is Athlete Cricketer Football player Australian-rules footballer
From Australia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 27 August 1977, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Age: 42 years
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Caulfield Grammar School
Sports Teams
Richmond Football Club
Victoria cricket team
The details


Nicholas "Nick" Jewell (born 27 August 1977) is a former Australian rules footballer and a professional cricketer who played for Victoria.

Jewell was educated at Caulfield Grammar School in Melbourne and played for Under-18s football for Prahran; in Year 12 at Caulfield, he set a then Associated Public Schools of Victoria record for the most runs in a season (later eclipsed in season 2005/06 by Melbourne Grammar School cricket captain Bryan Vance), and captained the school's First XI team. Jewell played one Australian Football League game for the Richmond Football Club in 1997, the club for whom his father Tony Jewell had played for, before turning his attention to cricket.

He made his second XI debut for the Victorian Bushrangers in the 2001–02 season, and made his senior debut shortly afterwards, in a four-run ING Cup loss to the Queensland Bulls. Jewell was seen as a one-day specialist early in his career and opened the batting with a focus on attack. This left him unsettled, and he switched between the second XI and the first XI for the following three seasons.

In the 2005–06 season he changed his approach and adopted a dour, defensive style that has seen him start in all first class games played by Victoria. In January 2006, Jewell scored his maiden first-class century against New South Wales Blues at Lismore.

On 21 November 2007, playing for Victoria against Queensland at the Gabba, Jewell made his highest first class score of 188. He and Brad Hodge batted undefeated for the entire third day of the game, only the fourth wicketless day's play in the history of the competition.

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