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Josh Hazlewood Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

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Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood is an Australian tall pace bowler. He made his international debut in an ODI against England on 22 June 2010 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Here you will find Josh Hazlewood bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth, salary and relationship status. His first-class debut was at the Sydney Cricket Ground against the touring New Zealand side in November 2008. He made his Test debut on 17 December 2014 against India.

About/Bio/Wiki of Josh Hazlewood

Full Name Josh Reginald Hazlewood
Nickname Hoff, Bendemeer Bullet
Profession Australian Cricketer (Bowler)

Physical Stats & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 193 cm
  • in meters- 1.93 m
  • in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weight
  • in Kilograms- 75 kg
  • in Pounds 178 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Hazel Grey
Body Colour Fair

Cricket

Josh Hazlewood in the field
International Debut

Test- 17 December 2014 vs India in Brisbane

ODI- 22 June 2010 vs England in Southampton

T20- 13 February 2013 vs West Indies in Brisbane

Jersey Number

#38 (Australia)

Coach/Mentor Mick Shelton
Domestic/State Team (s) New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Mumbai Indians
Records (main ones)

Josh Hazlewood has four 5-wicket hauls to his name in International Tests while having 2 hauls in ODI’s.

  • At the age of 17, Hazlewood became the youngest fast bowler to represent New South Wales, while at 19; he became the youngest player to debut for Australia.
  • In November 2015, Hazlewood became the first player to achieve the Player of the Match award in a day-night Test match ever.
  • He also took the first 5-wicket haul in a day-night test cricket match with the figures of 6/70, en route to reaching 50 career wickets in just his 12th test, faster than his Australian counterparts- Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Mitchell Johnson.
Career Turning Point Hazlewood’s consistent performances for New South Wales at the Australian Domestic circuit led him to an early International debut.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 8 January 1991
Birth Place Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
School N/A
College N/A
Religion Christianity

Family

Josh Hazlewood with his girlfriend
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A
Children

Son- N/A

Daughter- Hinaya Heer Plaha
Parents

Father- Trevor Hazlewood

Mother- Anne

Parents

Brother- Aaron

Sister- Cassey Hilier

Favorite Things

Hobbies Listening to Music, Watching Sitcoms, Cooking
Favourite Food Nando’s Chicken
Favourite Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Favourite Singer Jimmy Barnes
Favourite Football Player Cristiano Ronaldo
Net Worth $1million

Controversies of Josh Hazlewood:

Hazlewood and Steven Smith became a part of a controversy during Brendon McCullum’s farewell test match in February 2016. The New Zealand vice-captain, Kane Williamson, was given not-out after an LBW appeal by Josh Hazlewood. Infuriated with Umpire’s decision, Hazlewood went for a decision review. Even after seeing the replay on the big screen, and the subsequent not out confirmation, Australians led by Smith were left incensed with the skipper questioning the call. Hazlewood on his part was caught by the stump microphone as saying: “Who the f*** is the third umpire?”

Does Josh Hazlewood smoke: Not Known
Does Josh Hazlewood drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Josh Hazlewoodi:

  • Hazlewood excelled at a number of sports at his school. Javelin Throw, Shotput, Discus Throw and Cricket were “a few” of his favorite sports.
  • In an interview, while explaining his love for different sports, Hazlewood said, “I was the three-time Australian champion at javelin from under-13s to under-15s, I was also good at shot put and discus. But I preferred cricket because it was a team sport, and you always got the chance to play with your mates.”
  • Friends of Hazlewood’s dad reportedly placed a Aus$100 (US$82) wager with British bookmakers almost 11 years ago at odds of 500-1 that Josh would become a Test player before the age of 30. The bet paid off well, and in 2014, with Hazlewood’s debut, his dad’s friends won Aus$50,000 each, a return 500 times the initial bet.
  • His junior cricket coach and mentor, Mick Shelton, once shared an interesting instance from a junior-level match. He said, “He (Hazlewood) got five in a row and the last kid hobbled off after Josh hit him on the toe. Josh probably would have got six wickets in a row but the last kid was too scared and wouldn’t go out to bat.”
  • At the 2010 U-19 world cup, Hazlewood ended up becoming the third-highest wicket taker by picking up 13 wickets. His best performance came in the final where he took 4 wickets and helped Australia beat Pakistan by 25 runs. Thus, he was awarded the Man of the Match.
  • He was also awarded the 2015 Emerging Player of the year award by ICC.

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