Matt Renshaw (born 28 March 1996) is an Australian Cricketer who plays for Queensland in domestic cricket and Brisbane Heat in the BBL.
|Full Name||Matthew Thomas Renshaw|
|Date of Birth||28 March 1996|
|Birth Place||Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off break|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx)||183 cm|
|Teams||Australia, Marylebone Cricket Club, Queensland, Australia A, National Performance Squad, Brisbane Heat, Cricket Australia XI, Somerset, Kent, Adelaide Strikers|
vs South Africa at Adelaide Oval, Nov 24, 2016
List A Debut:
vs India A on 27 August 2016.
Kings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergaints, on 08-04-2017 at Holkar Cricket Stadium
|Records and Achievements (main ones)||Renshaw became 133rd test centurion for Australia after scoring 184 against Pakistan in his 4th Test match.|
In the 17 first-class matches he has played till February 2017, Matt has scored more than 1300 runs at an average of a 46.
|Career Turning Point||Renshaw played a patient knock of 170 in some tricky conditions and became the youngest to smash a ton as a Queenslander. This took him to the Australia A squad for the series against South Africa A.|
|Jersey Number||12 (Australia)|
|School||Brisbane Grammar School|
|Educational Qualification||Not known|
|Family||Father– Ian Renshaw|
Mother– Alison Renshaw
|Hobbies||Playing Golf, listening to music, Beach Surfing|
Girls, Family & More
|Favourite Cricketer||Ricky Pointing|
Matt Renshaw’s Domestic Career:
On 6 December 2015, Renshaw scored his maiden first-class century against New South Wales in the 2015–16 Sheffield Shield season at a very young age. He made his List A debut against India A while playing for the National Performance Squad on 27 August 2016.
In March 2018, The Australian Cricket Board named Renshaw in their Sheffield Shield team of the year after he scored 686 runs. In December 2018, Renshaw made a record score for Brisbane senior cricket by scoring 345 runs off 273 balls for Toombul. His innings included 38 fours and 12 sixes.
Before starting the 2019–20 Marsh One-Day Cup, Renshaw was also named one of the six cricketers to watch out for during the tournament.
In November 2016, he selected Australia’s Test squad ahead of the third Test against South Africa. He then made his Test debut on 24 November 2016 as an opening batsman, replacing Joe Burns. Ian Healy presented his debut cap.
In this fourth match against Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Renshaw scored his maiden Test century, he scored 184 runs and became the 133rd Test centurion for Australia.
Renshaw also held the record to score 500 Test runs before turning 21 years of age and became the first Australian cricketer to score 524 test runs before turning 21.
On 20 April 2018, He made his debut for Somerset against Worcestershire. He scored 101 not out on his debut, which was exactly half of Somerset’s first innings total of 202. Renshaw scored 513 runs at an average of 51.13 in his six Championship matches for the county. He also scored 180 runs in his six List A appearances for Somerset before his tour at the county was cut short following an injury.
In April 2018, Renshaw was awarded a national contract by the Australian Cricket Board for the 2018–19 season, earning a spot in the Test squad against Pakistan in UAE.
Unknown Facts about Matt Renshaw
- The full name Matt Renshaw is Matthew Thomas Renshaw.
- He was born in Middlesbrough, England.
- Renshaw’s family moved to New Zealand when he was just seven, and then again to Australia when he was ten.
- Renshaw attended the Brisbane Grammar School.