|Full Name||Joshua Ryan Philippe|
|Born||1st June, 1997 (23 years)|
|Birth Place||Subiaco, Western Australia|
|Playing Role||Wicket-keeper Batsman|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||177 CM|
|Teams||Perth Scorchers, Hobart Hurricanes, Sydney Sixers|
|Debut||List A debut – for Western Australia in 2018-19 JLT-One Day Cup.|
First- class debut – 2017-18 Sheffield Shield Season for Western Australia.
T20 debut – 2017-18 Big Bash League Season for Perth Scorchers.
|Family||Father – Steve|
Mother – Leanne
Being brought up in a cricketing family, Josh Philippe was always keen to learn the game. In 1986-87, Philippe’s mother opened the batting for Western Australia. Ryan’s father, Steve, was also a big name in Western Australia Cricket. He played for WA XI in 1987. The skilful Steve also coached WA women’s side for five seasons from 2006-11.
Laurels of Josh Philippe
Josh Philippe was recognised as Player of the Match when his team Prime Minister’s XI won against South Africa in October 2018. The young gun became the top scorer of the match and made four dismissals.
During a warm-up match against England, the Steve look-alike smashed 88 runs from 92 balls. His performance gained him immense popularity.
Josh’s excellent wicket-keeping has also won him a lot of acknowledgement.
Josh Philippe scored a memorable grand Sheffield Sheild Century which was highly applauded.
Western Australian youngster has been honoured with a state contract for 2018-19 season.
Leaving his home team Perth Scorchers, Philippe has recently signed a multi-year deal with Sydney Sixers for BBL.
He is often compared to Steve Smith in terms of both his cricket performance and uncanny resemblance to Smith.
Ryan also became an ambassador for cricket mentoring to promote them amongst youngsters.