Ian Chappell captained Australia 30 times in Tests.
Ian Chappell captained Australia 30 times in Tests.

South Australia is an Australian state, it has produced cricketers that have represented Australia in all forms of the game—Tests, One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). George Giffen became the first South Australian to represent the national side when he played in the first Test of England's 1881–82 tour of Australia.[1] Giffen went on to make 31 appearances for Australia, including 4 matches as captain in the 1894–95 Ashes series. 7 South Australians have held the captaincy of Australia, including the Chappell brothers, Ian and Greg.[2] Greg Chappell has led the Australian Test side more than any other South Australian, with 48 appearances as captain.[3] A third Chappell brother, Trevor, also represented Australia from 1980 to 1983.

With 7,110 runs, Greg Chappell is the highest scoring South Australian in Tests. Ian Chappell is the second highest with 5,345.[4] Greg Chappell has also taken more ODI wickets than any other South Australian.[5] The only South Australian to have scored more ODI runs than Greg Chappell is Darren Lehmann, who made 3,078 runs from 1996 to 2005.[6]

Key

Australia captains

Statistics correct as of: 2011 Cricket World Cup

Name International
career
Apps Runs Wkts Apps Runs Wkts Apps Runs Wkts References
Tests ODIs T20Is
George Giffen 1882–1896 31 1,238 103 [7]
Affie Jarvis 1885–1895 11 303 0 [8]
Walter Giffen 1887–1892 3 11 0 [9]
John Lyons 1887–1897 14 731 6 [10]
Joe Darling 1894–1905 34 1,657 0 [11]
Ernie Jones 1894–1902 19 126 64 [12]
John Reedman 1894 1 21 1 [13]
Clem Hill 1896–1912 49 3,412 0 [14]
Ike Travers 1902 1 10 1 [15]
Algy Gehrs 1904–1911 6 221 0 [16]
Jimmy Matthews 1912 8 153 16 [17]
Ernie Mayne 1912–1921 4 64 0 [18]
Nip Pellew 1920–1921 10 484 0 [19]
Arthur Richardson 1924–1926 9 403 12 [20]
Vic Richardson 1924–1936 19 706 0 [21]
Tim Wall 1929–1934 18 121 56 [22]
Jack Nitschke 1931 2 53 0 [23]
Perker Lee 1931–1933 2 57 5 [24]
Mervyn Waite 1938 2 11 1 [25]
Bruce Dooland 1947–1948 3 76 9 [26]
Ron Hamence 1947–1948 3 81 0 [27]
Geff Noblet 1950–1953 3 22 7 [28]
Gil Langley 1951–1956 26 374 0 [29]
Gavin Stevens 1959–1960 4 112 0 [30]
Barry Jarman 1959–1969 19 400 0 [31]
Neil Hawke 1963–1968 27 365 91 [32]
Ian Chappell 1964–1980 75 5,345 20 16 673 2 [33]
David Sincock 1964–1966 3 80 8 [34]
Eric Freeman 1968–1970 11 345 34 [35]
Greg Chappell 1970–1984 87 7,110 47 74 2,331 72 [36]
Jeff Hammond 1972–1973 5 28 15 1 15 1 [37]
Ashley Woodcock 1974 1 27 0 1 53 0 [38]
David Hookes 1977–1986 23 1,306 1 39 826 1 [39]
Rick Darling 1978–1982 14 697 0 18 363 0 [40]
Andrew Hilditch 1979–1985 18 1,073 0 8 226 0 [41]
Peter Sleep 1979–1990 14 483 31 [42]
Trevor Chappell 1980–1983 3 79 0 20 229 19 [43]
Wayne Phillips 1982–1986 27 1,485 0 48 852 0 [44]
Glenn Bishop 1987 2 13 0 [45]
Tom Moody 1987–1999 8 456 2 76 1,211 52 [46]
Tim May 1987–1995 24 225 75 47 39 39 [47]
Andrew Zesers 1987 2 10 1 [48]
Greg Blewett 1995–2000 46 2,552 14 32 551 14 [49]
Darren Lehmann 1996–2005 27 1,798 15 117 3,078 52 [50]
Brad Young 1998–1999 6 31 1 [51]
Shaun Tait 2005–2016 3 20 5 35 25 62 21 11 28 [52]
Dan Cullen 2006 1 0 1 5 2 2 [53]
Mark Cosgrove 2006 3 112 1 [54]
Callum Ferguson 2009– 1 4 0 30 663 0 3 16 0 [55]
Graham Manou 2009 1 21 0 4 7 0 [56]
Peter George 2010 1 2 2 [57]
Kane Richardson 2013- - - - 15 30 21 3 9 1
Travis Head 2016– 17 1091 0 42 1273 12 16 319 1
Joe Mennie 2016- 1 10 1 2 1 3 - - -
Alex Carey 2018- 39 1036 0 30 176 0
Chadd Sayers 2018- 1 0 2

See also

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