Some Unknown Facts About Shaun Marsh You Need to know.
Shaun Marsh scored 141 runs in his test Debut against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.
Does Shaun Marsh smoke? No
Does he drink alcohol? Yes
Shaun belongs to a Sporting family like his father Geoff Marsh was an Australian cricketer in the 1980s, his younger brother Mitchell Marsh is a talented Australian allrounder and his younger sister Melissa was a player in the National Women’s Basketball League.
His father was known as Swampy, and being his son, he is called the Son of Swampy.
He traveled a lot with his father Geoff when he played for Australia.
Fortunately, he received his test cap when he made his debut with his father Geoff during the Australian tour of Sri Lanka in 2011.
IPL 1 in 2008 proved to be a breakthrough in his cricket career as he proved to be the IPL’s top scorer that year with 616 assists.
In IPL, he played for the same team for 9 consecutive seasons (Kings XI Punjab, 2008-2016).
He was mainly in and out of the Australian team not mainly because of his performances, but because of injuries.
Shaun Marsh Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More.
|Real Name||Shaun Edward Marsh|
|Nickname||Marshy, Sos (Son of Swampy) and Salt|
|Profession||Australian Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet-Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||Test– 8 September 2011 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele
ODI– 24 June 2008 vs West Indies in Kingstown
T20– 20 June 2008 vs West Indies in Bridgetown
#14, 20(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Australia, Glamorgan, Kings XI Punjab, Perth Scorchers, Western Australia|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||India and South Africa|
|Favourite Shot||Cover drive|
|Records (main ones)||• Highest scorer in IPL 1 of 2008 with 616 runs.
• He was the 4th highest scorer (317 runs) in the Under-19 squad that won the World Cup in 2002.
• He scored a century on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.
• He scored 81 runs on his ODI debut against West Indies in Kingstown.
• Shaun and his brother Mitchell are the first brothers to play Test for Australia since Mark and Steve Waugh who last time played in 2002.
|Career Turning Point||Century against the strong New South Wales team in a Sheffield Shield match in 2003 after which even Steve Waugh praised him.|
|Date of Birth||9 July 1983|
|Age (as in 2019)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Narrogin, Western Australia, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Perth, Western Australia, Australia|
|College||Wesley College, Perth|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Geoff Marsh (Former cricketer)
Mother– Michelle Marsh
Brother– Mitchell Marsh (Younger, Cricketer)
Sister– Melissa Marsh (Younger)
|Controversies||• He and Luke Pomersbach were suspended from their stateside after a night out in 2007.
• He and his brother Mitchell were dropped from the Perth Scorchers side during the 2012 Champions League T20 in 2012 after they went out to celebrate Mitchell’s birthday.
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Steve Waugh
Bowler: Shane Warne
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Rebecca O’Donovan (Journalist)|
|Wife||Rebecca O’Donovan (Journalist)|