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Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood

Australia

BOWLER
  • 30 yrs.
  • Left Handed

Standing 6’4” tall, Josh Hazlewood is extremely unerring when it comes to his line and length and made a visible impact on his Test debut, against India in the second Test in December 2014. He led his team’s attack, picking up 7 wickets in the game (including a five-for in the f

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Personal Information
Born January 8, 1991
Birth Place Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Current age 30
Role Bowler
Batting style Left Handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast medium
ICC Rankings ODI Test T20I
Batting
Bowling 2 4 34
All Rounder
Profile

Standing 6’4” tall, Josh Hazlewood is extremely unerring when it comes to his line and length and made a visible impact on his Test debut, against India in the second Test in December 2014. He led his team’s attack, picking up 7 wickets in the game (including a five-for in the first innings) and led his team to a 4-wicket win in the same.


Hazlewood was an early bloomer, having become the youngest fast bowler to be selected by New South Wales, at 17, when he appeared against the Kiwis in November 2008. He made his ODI debut against England at the Rose Bowl and became just the third Aussie to feature in ODIs for his country at the age of 19.


Hazlewood counts Glenn Mcgrath as his idol and shares a few statistical similarities with the Pigeon – both making their Test debuts at the same age (23) and in terms of picking up 100 wickets in Tests, Hazlewood achieved it in 46 innings, just one innings shy of the Aussie legend. He was impressive in the 2015 Ashes, picking up 16 wickets in the first four games and was dropped from the last game owing to health concerns. Hazlewood starred yet again in the 2017-18 Ashes, with 21 wickets to his name in the series, which Australia won 4-0. He was a part of the Aussie squad that won the 2015 World Cup.


Persistent back injuries saw him being replaced as the Test vice-captain (he was declared as the joint vice-captain following the 2018 ball-tampering scandal) as he missed the tour to UAE, the domestic series against India in 2018-19 and the following World Cup owing to the same. During India's tour of Australia in 2020-21, Hazlewood produced a spell for the ages as his figures of 5-3-8-5 destroyed India and skittled them out for just 36.


Josh Hazlewood was snared by Chennai Super Kings in the 2020 Indian T20 League auctions for his base price of INR 2 Crore and was retained for the following edition. However, the Aussie speedster pulled out at the last moment to keep himself fresh for a hectic international season with Australia.

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 2764 126
2 India 2987 119
3 Australia 1844 108
4 England 3753 107
5 Pakistan 2481 92
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 2054 121
2 England 3793 119
3 Australia 3244 116
4 India 3624 113
5 South Africa 2267 103
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 7786 278
2 India 7093 273
3 New Zealand 6048 263
4 Pakistan 8883 261
5 South Africa 6640 246
FULL Ranking

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