George John Bailey (born 7 September 1982) is an Australian cricketer, who was formerly the captain of the Australian T20I team and vice-captain of the Australian ODI team. George Bailey's club cricket team is South Hobart Sandy Bay Sharks. He represents the Tasmanian cricket team in Sheffield Shield and Australia's domestic limited overs tournament, the Matador Cup, and also plays for Hampshire in England and Twenty20 cricket for the Kings XI Punjab, previously used to play for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League and the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League. He also led Kings XI Punjab in the 2014 and 2015 IPL Seasons.
Bailey was appointed as Twenty20 captain of the Australian national cricket team in 2012, succeeding Cameron White prior to the two match series against India that ended 1–1. He became the second ever Australian to captain an international game without having played an international game before, after Dave Gregory in the first ever Test match. On 1 May 2013, Bailey was appointed the vice-captain of the Australian ODI team for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
He captained the Australian team in India in ODI in the absence of Michael Clarke.
In November 2013, Bailey was named in the Australian team for the 2013–14 Ashes series against England. He played all five matches of the series, but was subsequently dropped from the Test team.