Hilton Cartwright is a Zimbabwe-born Australian Cricketer who has represented Australia in Tests and ODIs. He plays for the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL) and Western Australia in the Australian domestic circuit.
|Full Name||Hilton William Raymond Cartwright|
|Nick Name||Hilton Cartwright|
|Date of Birth||14 February 1992|
|Hilton Cartwright age||31 years|
|Birth Place||Harare, Zimbabwe|
|Playing Role||Batting Allrounder|
|Batting Style||Right Handed bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Hilton Cartwright Height (approx.)||In centimeters -188 cm|
In meters – 1.88 m
In feet – 6’1” feet
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Hilton Cartwright Bowling Stats
|Teams||Australia, Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, Cricket Australia XI, National Performance Squad, Australia A, Prime Ministers XI, Middlesex, Melbourne Stars, Oval Invincibles|
|Hilton Cartwright Jersey Number||35 (Melbourne Stars)|
|Hilton Cartwright Cricket Debut||Domestic Cricket debut|
BBL and T20 Debut
Scorchers vs Stars at Perth on December 12, 2012
List A cricket debut
West Australia vs Victoria at Melbourne on November 07, 2012
First Class cricket debut
West Australia vs NSW at Sydney on January 24 – 27, 2013
International Cricket Debut
ODI cricket debut
India vs Australia at Chennai on September 17, 2017
Australia vs Pakistan at Sydney on January 03 – 07, 2017
|Hilton Cartwright Coach/Mentor||David Hussey (Melbourne Stars)|
|Hilton Cartwright Net Worth||$4.5 Million|
|College||Wesley College, South Perth, Western Australia|
|Family||Father- Raymond Cartwright|
Mother- Lucinda Cartwright
Siblings- Camilla (Sister)
|Hilton Cartwright Girlfriend||Cherina Christian-Murphy|
|Hobbies||Playing Golf, Fishing, Swimming|
|Favorite Cricketers||Not Known|
Hilton Cartwright is a batting All-rounder who is mainly known for his batting in the Big Bash League (BBL) for the Melbourne Stars. He has so for represented Australia in 2 Tests and 2 ODIs.
Hilton Cartwright Domestic Career
Hilton Cartwright was born and brought up in Zimbabwe. He used to stay on a farm in Marondera. At the age of 11, he moved to Australia with his family and started his cricketing journey.
He started his career by representing the Southern Perth Cricket Club at the U-13 level. Cartwright later represented Western Australia at the U-17 level and then later also progressed and represented at the U-23 level in the Futures League in February 2012.
After his impressive show in the Futures League, he was called for the Western Australia squad in the 2012-13 Ryobi National One-Day Cup. He made his List-A Debut on 7 November 2012 against Victoria at the MCG. He did not have a great debut game as he managed to score only 4 runs.
A Year later in 2013, Cartwright made his first-class debut for Western Australia against New South Wales on 24 January 2013 in the 2012-13 Sheffield Shield Season. He again did not have a great debut to remember as he managed to score 0 & 29 in his 2 innings.
He came into the limelight after scoring 99 runs playing for Cricket Australia XI in the 2015 Matador Cup against Queensland. Cartwright was selected for Cricket Australia XI to play New Zealand in October 2015.
He was then a regular member of the Australian A-side and the National Performance Squad and his impressive performances included 65 and 117 against India A and 66 against South Africa.
In April 2022, he was also part of The Hundred League in England and represented the Oval Invincibles in that season.
Hilton Cartwright BBL Career
After some impressive performances at the Club level, he was selected to play for the Perth Scorchers in the 2012-13 Big Bash League. Cartwright made his BBL debut against the Melbourne Stars on 12 December 2012. He scored 17 runs batting lower down the order and his whole team was dismissed for just 69 runs.
Cartwright represented the Scorchers for 31 games and later signed a three-year deal with the Melbourne Stars in 2019. He is currently a regular member of the Stars playing 11 and has progressed a lot as a cricketer.
Hilton Cartwright BBL Stats
Cartwright has played 68 BBL games so far and has scored 1284 runs with the bat and has also picked up 4 wickets with the ball.
His best figures include 79 runs with the bat and 2/41 with the ball.
After some consistent performances at the first-class level, he was selected in the Australian test squad for their boxing day test against Pakistan in December 2016.
He then made his debut on 3 January 2017 at the SCG. Cartwright was decent in his debut game and scored 37 runs. He was also part of Australia’s tour of Bangladesh in 2017 but was later dropped from the side after representing them in 2 Tests.
His ability to perform with both bat and ball earned him a place in the Australian ODI squad against New Zealand for three ODIs in November 2016 but did not get to play a single game.
He was then also part of the Australian ODI squad for their tour to India in 2017. Cartwright finally made his ODI debut against India on 17 September 2017 at Chennai. He opened the innings with David Warner and was dismissed for just 1 run.
He has played only 2 ODIs so far but his tremendous performances in recent years could again give him a Golden opportunity to represent the National Side.
Unknown Facts About Hilton Cartwright
- He was born in Harare, Zimbabwe.
- Cartwright also holds British Citizenship and played for the Devon Cricket Club in England in 2010.
- He moved to Australia at the age of 11 and since then plays in the Australian domestic circuit.
- Interestingly, In his second first-class game, Cartwright replaced Adam Voges on the 4th Day of the Sheffield Shield game.
- He was part of the 2012-13 BBL season as a replacement for the injured Pat Cummins.
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