About Benjamin William Hilfenhaus
Benjamin William Hilfenhaus was born 15 March 1983 in Ulverstone, Tasmania. He is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Tasmanian Tigers in Australian domestic cricket. He is Ricky PontingS-B-Cs second cousin. Hilfenhaus plays club cricket for Tasmania University Cricket Club. Prior to turning fully professional, he worked as a bricklayer as well as playing cricket. He is right-arm fast-medium bowler known for his ability to swing the ball. He has best bowling figures of 7/58. Hilfenhaus took 39 wickets at 30.82 in his debut season and was rewarded with a place in the Australia "A" squad for the winter Top End series. He had previously represented Australia at under-19 level. Hilfenhaus made his International début in a Twenty20 international for Australia against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 9 January 2007. He bowled four overs and took two wickets for 16 runs.