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With Brad Haddin withdrawing himself from the second Test at Lord’s in Ashes 2015 citing personal reasons, Peter Nevill is all set to make his Test debut. If all goes well, Nevill will be Australia’s 443rd Test cricketer (Adam Voges was the 442nd earlier this year against West Indies at Roseau: he had scored 130 not out on Test debut). Voges is the only Australian Test debutant in 2015, while five men — Alex Doolan, Steve O’Keefe, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Hazlewood, and Joe Burns — had started their Test careers in 2014. READ: Ashes 2015: Nevill set to replace Haddin as AUS wicketkeeper in Lord’s Test

Here, then, are 10 things the cricket fan needs to know about Peter Nevill:

1. He has been an Australian reserve wicketkeeper before: When Australia toured West Indies in 2012, Brad Haddin had to return mid-tour when his daughter fell ill. Matthew Wade, then the second wicketkeeper, donned the big gloves; Nevill was summoned as a backup.

2. Haddin’s deputy forever: Though he born in Hawthorn, Melbourne (and played for Victoria Under-19s) Nevill played Sheffield Shield for New South Wales (NSW) — Haddin’s state roughly at the same time Haddin took over national duties from Adam Gilchrist. However, Nevill was good enough to play as a specialist batsman in 8 matches. READ: Ashes 2015 England vs Australia, 2nd Test at Lord’s: Preview

3. Meet the Nevills: Nevill sr is a lawyer. Our hero, to quote cricket.com.au, “followed his father’s footsteps in legal practice but only as far as the stationery room where the Bushrangers rookie ‘strapped himself’ to the office photocopier”. The Nevills also own two dogs, both “considered surrogate children”. Following his move to Sydney, he had met Sam Nelson — his fiancée — who had made the same move.

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4. Leading from the front: Nevill led NSW in 2013-14 and 2014-15 and did exceptionally well. Not only did he score 663 runs at 60.27 and effect 35 dismissals, but he also led NSW to the Sheffield Shield title in the former.

5. Tasmanian devil: Tasmanians had a dose of Nevill’s brilliance earlier this year encounter at Hobart when he slammed 235 not out — the highest score by an NSW batsman against Tasmania in Sheffield Shield. Victor Trumper (292 not out) and Herbie Collins (282) had scored more, they came when Tasmania were not a part of The Shield. READ: Ashes 2015: Shane Watson to be dropped in 2nd Test at Lord’s

6. Ace gloveman: The above match was not Nevill’s first taste of Tasmania. In 2009-10 at Bellerive he claimed six catches in the second innings (and two more in the first). Only Ron Saggers and Brian Taber (7 each) have taken more catches in an innings for NSW, and nobody has taken more for NSW in a match ever since.

7. Not new to Ashes: When England toured Australia for the disastrous 2013-14 Ashes tour, they played a Cricket Australia Invitation XI at SCG, winning by 7 wickets. The hosts were led by Nevill.

8. Following KP’s shoes: Peter Nevill will be the 46th cricketer to make his Test debut in an Ashes Test at Lord’s. The last to do the same was Kevin Pietersen in 2005.

9. One of four: Peter Nevill will also be only the fourth wicketkeeper to make his Test debut in an Ashes Test at Lord’s. The other three (Gregor MacGregor, James Kelly, and Dick Lilley) did it way back in the 19th century.

10. Avid guitarist: A quick look at Nevill’s Instagram profile will reveal his love for music. An passionate fan of Metallica, Nevill is excellent with the guitar.