|Josh Hazlewood Quick Info|
|height||6 feet 5 inches|
|Date of birth||8 January 1991|
|friend||Cherina Murphy Christian|
Josh Hazlewood is an Australian professional cricketer who has represented his country as a frontline fast bowler in all 3 formats of the game (Test, ODI and T20I). He was an integral member of the 2015 winning Australian team ICC Cricket World Cup and 2021 ICC World T20It was the 5th and the first time, respectively, that Australia had achieved this feat. He participated in the 2008 and 2010 editions, before joining the senior national team in June 2010. Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, Australia was ranked 6th in 2008 and won its third title in 2010. In the Australian domestic circuit, he has played in all 3 formats for his home state New South Wales (2008–09–present). In the franchise based T20 league, he has turned out for Sydney Sixers (2011-12-2013-14, 2019-20) bbl (Big Bash League); And this Chennai Super Kings (2020-2021), and Royal Challengers Bangalore in (2022-present) IPL (Indian Premier League).
name at birth
Josh Reginald Hazlewood
Half, Bendemir Bullet
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- father — Trevor Hazlewood
- Mother — Anne Hazlewood
- siblings – Casey Hillier (Sister), Aaron Hazlewood (Older Brother)
right-arm fast medium
38 – Test Matches, One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I), Sydney Sixers (BBL), Chennai Super Kings (IPL)
6 feet 5 inches or 195.5 cm
97 kg or 214 lbs
girlfriend / spouse
Josh has dated –
- Cherina Murphy Christian (2010-present)
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- giant frame
- clipped hair
- friendly smile
Josh Hazlewood Facts
- Josh was selected to represent his home state of New South Wales when he was just 17 years old, making him the youngest fast bowler to represent the state. He was also the youngest member of Australia’s team in 2008 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup,
- in the 2010 edition of Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, he was Australia’s best bowler in the quarter-final match against New Zealand (2/24), the semi-final match against Sri Lanka (4/26) and the final match against Pakistan (4/30). He was also adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ in the final.
- 2015 quarter final match ICC Cricket World CupAgainst Pakistan, he had a ‘Player of the Match’ performance with figures reading 4/35.
- In the first Day/Night Test match between Australia and New Zealand played in Adelaide from November 27, 2015 to December 1, 2015, Josh became the first player to take a wicket in a Day/Night Test match. When he dismissed Martin Guptill. He produced figures of 3/66 and 6/70 in the match, the latter making him the first bowler to take 5 wickets in a day/night Test match. He was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance.
- Australia in the opening match of 2021 ICC World T20, against South Africa, he was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his spell of 2/19 in 4 overs. He was also Australia’s best bowler in their final group stage match against the West Indies (4/39) and the final against New Zealand (3/16). He finished the tournament as the joint fourth highest wicket-taker with 11 wickets in 7 matches.
Featured image by Josh Hazlewood / Instagram