Cameron White issued a reminder to everyone as to why he’s regarded one of the most dangerous strikers of the ball in the country during BBL|02.
He struck 178 runs throughout the tournament at an average of 22.25, but it was his 88-run innings in the must-win semi-final against Perth Scorchers that made everyone take notice. Playing at the top of the order he blasted nine fours and five sixes to push his side to a huge total.
The 29-year-old also proved to be a handy addition to the Stars’ bowling attack claiming two wickets with his leg-break googlies. White stepped up as captain on two occasions throughout BBL|02 and finished with a 100 per cent win-rate at the helm.
Post BBL, he traveled to India for the IPL where he captained new franchise, Sunrisers Hyderbad, who narrowly lost the eliminator final to the Rajasthan Royals. White also took his talents to the UK with the Northamptonshire Steelbacks, returning for another Friends Life T20 season.
His scintillating form with the bat saw the Steelbacks claim the FLt20 Championship in a 102-run thumping of the Surrey Lions, a phenomenal turn around after only winning one game in the 2012 season. He finished as their top-run scorer with 417 for the season, including a crucial half-century in the Final against Surrey.
Back home with the Bushrangers, White was named the RYOBI One-Day Cup man of the series with well-balanced 387 runs. And the skipper has made a seamless transition in to the Bupa Sheffield Sheild, cracking 83 and 61 and claiming four wickets in the first match.
White is contracted with the Melbourne Stars until the end of BBL|05.