17 Facts About Peter Handscomb

1. Peter Handscomb believes the nearly-washed out fourth day of the fourth Test at the SCG has given Australia a great chance to draw the match.

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2. Peter Handscomb responded with a first-innings fifty and hit the winning runs.

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3. Peter Handscomb was selected in the Australian ODI squad that was touring England in 2015 but didn't play a match.

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4. Peter Handscomb got a chance in county cricket in 2015 and was registered by Gloucestershire as a second overseas player.

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5. Peter Handscomb is quite equipped behind the stumps and holds the distinction for the highest number of dismissals a the Big Bash League by a wicket-keeper which came this season.

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6. Peter Handscomb said that the criticism was warranted but they will try to change the momentum on an intriguing day five on Monday.

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7. On 30 January 2017, Peter Handscomb deputised for Matthew Wade as wicketkeeper against New Zealand.

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8. Peter Handscomb went on to score 82 in Australia's successful chase of 264 against Pakistan, the third highest debut score by an Australian in an ODI.

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9. Peter Handscomb made his One Day Internationals debut in Perth on 19 January 2017 against Pakistan, and was presented his ODI cap by Adam Gilchrist.

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10. Peter Handscomb became the first batsman in history to score his maiden test century in a Day Night test match.

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11. Peter Handscomb made his Test debut on 24 November 2016, and was presented his baggy green cap by Chris Rogers.

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12. Peter Handscomb played county cricket for Gloucestershire during 2015, and began touring with Australia A, becoming captain of the team in early 2016.

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13. Peter Handscomb holds British citizenship, with both of his parents English immigrants to Australia.

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14. Peter Handscomb scored 42 and 71 runs, respectively, in his first List A and first-class innings, both in matches against Queensland at the Gabba.

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15. Peter Handscomb had the role of wicket keeper for the national team when former keeper Matthew Wade was unavailable.

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16. Peter Handscomb is a middle order batsman and occasional wicket-keeper.

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17. Peter Handscomb is in the current squad for both the Test and One Day Internationals for Australia.

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