Jhye Richardson

Country: Australia
Born: September 20, 1996, Murdoch, Western Australia
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Jhye Richardson Bio

Jhye Avon Richardson is a talented Australian cricket player known for his impressive fast bowling skills. Born on September 20, 1996, in Western Australia, Richardson quickly made a name for himself in domestic and international cricket circles.

Richardson’s journey to professional cricket began when he made his one-day debut for Western Australia in the 2015-2016 season at the young age of 19. Later that season, he also made his Sheffield Shield debut. His exceptional performances in domestic cricket caught the attention of selectors, leading to his surprise inclusion in Australia’s T20I squad to face Sri Lanka in February 2017. This call-up was a result of his impressive performances in the Big Bash League (BBL) where he claimed 11 crucial wickets.

Despite having played only one first-class game at the time of his national call-up, Richardson’s talent and potential shone through, earning him a place in the Australian team. His subsequent progress in international cricket was rapid, and he continued to impress with his speed and ability to swing the ball.

Richardson’s breakthrough season came in 2018-2019 when he joined the formidable Australian fast bowling trio of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, and Mitchell Starc. His compact frame and whippy arm action, combined with his ability to deliver the ball at speeds of up to 140kph, provided a unique dimension to the team’s bowling attack across all three formats.

Unfortunately, Richardson’s promising start was hampered by a dislocated shoulder during an ODI against Pakistan in the UAE. This injury ruled him out of contention for the 2019 World Cup and Ashes series. Over the following years, he faced further setbacks due to various injury issues, which hindered his progress and prevented him from showcasing his full potential.

Despite these challenges, Richardson continued to work hard to regain his form and fitness. He returned to Australia and dominated the Sheffield Shield, allowing him to make a successful comeback to the national team. In a series of ODIs against India, he displayed his skill and determination by claiming the wicket of the Indian captain, Virat Kohli, three times in as many matches.

Richardson’s Test debut came in February 2019 against Sri Lanka at the Gabba. In that match, he made an immediate impact by taking five wickets. Two years later, he returned to the Test side during the Ashes series against England in Adelaide, where he achieved a maiden five-wicket haul. Unfortunately, his involvement in the series was cut short due to another injury.

Despite the setbacks he has faced, Richardson remains a promising talent in Australian cricket. His impressive performances have earned him recognition, and cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his return to the field. As he continues to recover from his injuries, Richardson’s determination and passion for the game will undoubtedly see him contribute significantly to the success of Australian cricket in the future.

Jhye Richardson Career Stats

Jhye Richardson Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 3 0 18 9 6 14 128.57 0 0 0 2 0 0
T20Is 18 8 5 45 11 15 51 88.23 0 0 3 1 10 0
ODIs 15 9 4 93 29 18.6 107 86.91 0 0 7 0 5 0
FC 25 33 3 646 71 21.53 989 65.31 0 4 86 3 12 0
List A 44 23 9 294 44 21 343 85.71 0 0 20 2 22 0
T20s 91 46 23 335 33* 14.56 306 109.47 0 0 22 12 30 0

Jhye Richardson Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 3 6 535 243 11 5/42 5/45 22.09 2.72 48.6 0 1 0
T20Is 18 18 396 556 19 3/26 3/26 29.26 8.42 20.8 0 0 0
ODIs 15 15 810 793 27 4/26 4/26 29.37 5.87 30 1 0 0
FC 25 46 5065 2220 106 8/47 11/105 20.94 2.62 47.7 5 4 1
List A 44 44 2292 2043 73 4/24 4/24 27.98 5.34 31.3 2 0 0
T20s 91 90 1985 2639 116 4/9 4/9 22.75 7.97 17.1 5 0 0

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