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Josh Hazlewood Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Records, and Awards

Josh Hazlewood And His Family

On January 8, 1991, Josh Hazlewood was born in Tamworth, Australia. He grew up there with his family. His full name is Josh Reginald Hazlewood, and his nickname is Josh Hazlewood.

Josh Hazlewood’s Father’s name is Trevor Hazlewood. He grew up with his family. His mother’s name is Anne. His sister’s name is Cassey Hillier.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Josh Hazlewood was born on January 8, 1991, and according to the calculation, her current age is 31 years.

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Josh Hazlewood is 193 cm and 1.93 m and feet inches- 6′ 4″. His weight is in kilograms- 90 kg. Weight.

Josh Hazlewood has a Waist Size of 34 Inches and a chest of 42 Inches, And biceps of 13.5 Inches. he has Brown color hair and Hazel Grey color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing shoe size 11.

Education

He went to a Government-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school.

Personal Life

After dating for nearly 2 years, Josh Hazlewood’s wife Cherina Murphy Christian engaged in 2019. One year later, the couple married in December 2020. It was a star-studded wedding hosted in Australia.

Career

Domestic Career

Josh made his name in domestic circuits by becoming the youngest player to make his debut for New South Wales at 17. In the same year, he also represented Australia in the U19 Cricket World Cup 2008. He continues to play for the same state in the Sheffield Shield and has played 89 FC matches and taken 334 wickets at an average of 24.56.

IPL Career

In December, Josh Hazlewood was picked by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for INR 2 crore in the player auction.

Interestingly, the New South Wales native had caught the eye of IPL scouts way back in 2014 when he was picked by the Mumbai Indians ahead of the seventh edition of the league, but unfortunately, he didn’t play a game. Hazlewood certainly has the big-game experience and temperament required to make a splash in the big leagues. Under the guidance of MS Dhoni, he is expected to see a turnaround in his T20 career.

International Career

ODI Career

Hazlewood made his international debut in an ODI against England on June 22, 2010, at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. The visitors batted first and scored 267/7 in their 50 overs. Josh got the wicket of Craig Kieswetter as England chased down the target with 4 overs to spare.

The snub from ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is certainly a low point in a short career of the Australian pacer. He was named in the Australian squad, predicted by a few cricket pundits and former cricketers before the official squad was announced.

T20I Career

Josh Hazlewood’s T20I debut came three years later after his ODI debut at the Gabba in Brisbane against West Indies. He got the Universe-boss Chris Gayle out for a paltry score of 8, but West Indies still managed to set a target of 192. The Aussie batsmen weren’t up to the mark on the given day and lost the match by 27 runs. Josh Hazlewood was also named in Australia’s squad for the 2016 T20 WC but only managed to play two games. Some indifferent form and injuries have kept him out of the game’s shortest format, but he was given a new lease of life when he was selected for the limited-overs side to tour England post-COVID-19.

Test Career

Josh Hazlewood made his Test debut on December 17, 2014, against India. He got a five-wicket haul in the first innings that restricted the Indians to 408. Australia scored 505 in their first innings, and Hazlewood also struck twice in the second innings. The home side completed the 128-run target with 4 wickets in hand. The youngster turned heads after his impressive Test debut. He picked up the wickets of stalwarts like Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara (twice), and MS Dhoni (twice). He scored an unbeaten 32 off just 50 balls in a 51-run partnership with Mitchell Starc for the last wicket. His match figures were 7/142. He has continued to impress in the longest format since then.

Hazlewood further shone in the 2017-18 Ashes campaign at home as the Aussies regained the urn after five years. He claimed 21 wickets in Australia’s 4-0 victory.

Despite having two stress fractures in his back in the last twelve months – an injury that crippled him as a teen tearaway, Josh made it to the squad for the 2019 Ashes tour to England. He was dropped in the first Test but made a decent comeback in the second Test, taking 3 wickets in the two innings as the match was drawn. Hazlewood came to the party in the third Test and took 9 English wickets, but England won the match, courtesy of Ben Stoke’s heroics. In the next two Tests, Hazlewood took 8 wickets as Australia retained the urn with a scoreline reading 2-2.

Net Worth

Josh Hazlewood has an estimated total Net worth of Rs. 16 Crores ($ 2.4 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Records

  • He has the best bowling analysis in an innings in test cricket.
  • Hazlewood made seventh-most runs in an innings by batting position in T20 internationals.
  • Hazlewood has the Sixth Best strike rate in an innings in test cricket.
  • In November 2015, Hazlewood became the first player to achieve the player of the match award in a day-night Test match ever.
  • In this match against New Zealand, he took the first-ever wicket in the day-night Test by lbw Martin Guptill

Awards

Hazlewood picked up nine wickets in the Champions Trophy that year while topping the ICC ODI bowlers’ rankings. In April 2018, he was awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia for the 2018–19 season. In July 2019, he was named in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Ashes series in England.

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