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Shaun Marsh

Batter

Did you know?

Was the 14th Australian batsman to score a century in his Test debut when he compiled 141 in his maiden innings against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in 2011.

RUNS
2265
AVERAGE
34.32

Shaun Marsh

Batter

Did you know?

Was the 14th Australian batsman to score a century in his Test debut when he compiled 141 in his maiden innings against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in 2011.

RUNS
2747
AVERAGE
41.62

Shaun Marsh

Batter

Did you know?

Was the 14th Australian batsman to score a century in his Test debut when he compiled 141 in his maiden innings against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in 2011.

RUNS
255
AVERAGE
18.21

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Left Arm Orthodox

AGE
35
HEIGHT
186CM
BORN

Narrogin

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

WA

WA
LOCAL CLUB

Fremantle

Bio

Shaun Marsh first gained notoriety when he peeled off a flawless 119 in a Sheffield Shield clash against a star-studded NSW side in 2003.

Blues captain and then Test skipper Steve Waugh labelled Marsh’s performance “the best innings I have ever seen from a 19-year-old” and it seemed only a matter of time before Marsh would join his father Geoff as a Test player.

But the stylish left-hander didn’t truly come to international prominence until five years later, when he topped the run-scorers list in the inaugural Indian Premier League in 2008.

His IPL exploits came on the back of a golden summer for Western Australia and he made an instant impression in ODI cricket as well, posting 81 on debut.

Several injury setbacks and a first-class record that belied his immense ability meant Marsh had to wait until 2011 to make his Test debut, and he marked the occasion with a brilliant century in Sri Lanka.

Another injury and a horror home series against India – which yielded just 17 runs in four Tests – saw Marsh banished to state cricket and his international career was at a crossroads.

He earned a shock recall to the Test side for the tour of South Africa in 2014, and that series summed up Marsh’s stop-start career to date.

Having peeled off a brilliant century in the first Test, Marsh followed it up with a pair in the second before he was left out of the series decider.

Marsh lost his Australian contract for the 2017-18 season and will be looking to impress for Western Australia.

 

MATCHES
38
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
422
BEST BATTING
182
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2265
INNINGS
68
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
34.32
100s
6
50s
10
MATCHES
71
DEBUT
2008
CAP NO
165
BEST BATTING
151
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2747
INNINGS
70
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
41.62
100s
7
50s
15
MATCHES
15
DEBUT
2008
CAP NO
30
BEST BATTING
47
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
255
INNINGS
15
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
18.21
100s
0
50s
0

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