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Matthew Wade

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He overcame testicular cancer when he was just 16.

RUNS
886
AVERAGE
28.58

Matthew Wade

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He overcame testicular cancer when he was just 16.

RUNS
1777
AVERAGE
25.75

Matthew Wade

Wicketkeeper

Did you know?

He overcame testicular cancer when he was just 16.

RUNS
239
AVERAGE
19.92

Wicketkeeper

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
30
HEIGHT
170CM
BORN

Hobart

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

TAS

TAS
LOCAL CLUB

Clarence

Bio

The son of former Hawthorn player Scott Wade and cousin of Melbourne AFL player Jeremy Howe, Matthew Wade was also a talented footballer growing up in Tasmania before he moved to Victoria to further his cricket career.

Having overcome testicular cancer when he was just 16, the wicketkeeper batsman arrived in Victoria with a fresh perspective on life and within two seasons he had established himself as the first choice wicketkeeper.

He made 83 and took six catches on first-class debut in 2007 and scored a crucial 96 to guide the Bushrangers to victory in the 2009-10 Sheffield Shield final.

He scored 677 runs that season and another 553 the following summer to earn an international Twenty20 call-up before he made his Test debut in the West Indies in 2012 after Brad Haddin returned home due to personal reasons.

Wade took his chance, scoring 106 in the third Test and then posting an unbeaten 102 against Sri Lanka in the 2013 New Year’s Test.

But he lost his Test spot after his form with bat and gloves dropped on the tour of India, with Haddin returning to the side as vice-captain for the Ashes series.


MATCHES
22
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
428
BEST BATTING
106
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
886
INNINGS
38
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
28.58
100s
2
50s
4
MATCHES
94
DEBUT
2012
CAP NO
192
BEST BATTING
100
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1777
INNINGS
80
NOT OUTS
11
AVERAGE
25.75
100s
1
50s
10
MATCHES
26
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
53
BEST BATTING
72
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
239
INNINGS
17
NOT OUTS
5
AVERAGE
19.92
100s
0
50s
1

'Canes keeper Wade blasts 22 from Paris over

A costly six balls for Joel Paris as Matthew Wade hammered three fours and a six off the second over to get the Hurricanes off to a flying start at the WACA


1:13 Buttler-cops-send-off-from-Wade-still

Buttler cops send off from fellow 'keeper Wade

Sydney Thunder's Jos Buttler crunched an impressive 81 from 45 balls before being run out by Hurricanes keeper Matthew Wade at Spotless Stadium


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Classic wickets in the spotlight early in BBL|07

Enjoy some of the best wickets taken early on in BBL|07 including some awesome vision from Matt Wade's helmet cam and an Andrew Tye hat-trick


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Glenn Maxwell was among a host of players who could be deemed unlucky to miss out on Australia's ODI squad


Head, Wade charged with conduct breaches

Aussie ODI pair both plead guilty after send-offs in Big Bash matches over New Year period


Paine set for Aussie ODI recall: report

Reports suggest that the Tasmanian is likely to be named in Australia's ODI squad on Wednesday