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Shaun Marsh
Shaun Marsh
QUICK FACTS
  • Nick Name: S.E.
    Batting Style: Left Handed
  • DOB: 9th Jul 1983
    Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox
  • TEAM:
  • Australia, Glamorgan, Yorkshire, Kings XI Punjab, Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, Australians
CAREER STATS
BATTING & FIELDING
Mat Inns NO Runs Avge HS BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 23 42 1 1476 36 182 3304 44.67 4 7 165 6 20 0
ODIs 53 52 2 1896 37.92 151 2442 77.64 3 12 186 18 14 0
T20is 15 15 1 255 18.21 47* 248 102.82 0 0 15 10 3 0
First Class 127 224 24 8034 40.17 182 16776 47.89 21 38 1039 46 122 0
List A 130 127 7 4965 41.38 186 6309 78.7 12 27 497 75 44 0
T20s 163 160 23 5436 39.68 115 4220 128.82 2 42 527 174 58 0
BOWLING
Mat Inns Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Eco SR BBI 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 0 0 - 0 0 0
ODIs 53 0 0 - 0 0 0
T20is 15 0 0 - 0 0 0
First Class 127 12 216 5 155 2 77.5 4.31 108 2/20 0 0 0
List A 130 2 36 0 31 1 31 5.17 36 1/14 0 0 0
T20s 163 2 12 0 13 0 6.5 0/2 0 0 0
PROFILE

Son of former Australian opener Geoff Marsh, cricket runs in the genes of Shaun Marsh. His brother Mitchell is also a rising talent, but Shaun is the more established star. He is a naturally gifted stroke-maker, relying on good hand-eye coordination to achieve exquisite timing on his shots. That ability was first on display in the inaugural IPL in 2008. Bought for a cheap $US30,000 by Kings XI Punjab, Marsh outscored a galaxy of stars assembled in the IPL, won the Orange Cap and was one of the main reasons why his team made it to the semifinal. His ODI and International T20 debut followed shortly after that, but Marsh would have a longer wait for a Test match call-up. He battled injuries and loss of form subsequently, but after two consecutive first class seasons where he averaged nearly 60, Marsh made his long awaited Test debut for Australia. The impact he made was immediate with a century on debut against Sri Lanka – who were, incidentally, coached by his father Geoff. However, he suffered a severe dip in form almost immediately after that and in the 2011-12 Australian summer, he had a run of four ducks in seven international innings. That resulted in him being dropped from the squad to tour West Indies. In IPL, he continues to be with Kings XI, who bought him for $US400,000 in the 2011 auctions.

  • Last Updated: 2nd Apr 2016
  • Author: Sidhanta Patnaik
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