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Adam Hollioake
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Personal information
Full name Adam John Hollioake
Born 5 September 1971 (1971-09-05) (age 49)
Melbourne, Australia
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role All-rounder
Relations BC Hollioake (brother)
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 587) 7 August 1997 v Australia
Last Test 9 February 1998 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 143) 31 August 1996 v Pakistan
Last ODI 30 May 1999 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
1992–2004 Surrey
2007 Essex
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 4 35 173 284
Runs scored 65 606 9,376 5,984
Batting average 10.83 25.25 38.74 28.09
100s/50s 0/0 0/3 18/55 2/30
Top score 45 83* 208 117*
Balls bowled 144 1,208 8,808 9,074
Wickets 2 32 120 352
Bowling average 33.50 31.84 41.05 23.25
5 wickets in innings 0 1 7
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 2/31 4/23 5/62 6/17
Catches/stumpings 4/– 13/– 157/– 87/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 6 July 2009

Adam John Hollioake (born 5 September 1971) is a professional athlete who is the only international cricketer to compete professionally as a Mixed Martial Artist. He has also competed as a professional boxer. However he is most well known as a cricketing all-rounder who played for Surrey and England. He captained Surrey from 1997 until 2003, winning three County Championships, and led the England cricket team in One Day Internationals. He was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2003.

Since retiring from cricket in 2004, Hollioake has spent his time involved in charitable and media work as well as developing a property development business. He moved to Perth, Western Australia and later to Queensland. His property company, the Hollioake Group, collapsed in 2010. As of 2018, he works as a cricket coach in Afghanistan and for the England Lions.

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