Shaun Marsh (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Shaun Marsh (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Shaun Marsh is a former Australian cricketer who played as a left-handed opening batsman. He was born on July 9, 1983, in Narrogin, Western Australia, and made his debut for the Australian cricket team in 2008.

Real Name Shaun Edward Marsh
Nickname Marshy, Sos (Son of Swampy) and Salt
Profession Australian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Brown
International Debut Test– 8 September 2011 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele
ODI– 24 June 2008 vs West Indies in Kingstown
T20– 20 June 2008 vs West Indies in Bridgetown
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Jersey Number #9(Australia)
#14, 20(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team Australia, Glamorgan, Kings XI Punjab, Perth Scorchers, Western Australia
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against India and South Africa
Favourite Shot Cover drive
Records (main ones) • Highest scorer in IPL 1 of 2008 woth 616 runs.
• He was the 4th highest scorer (317 runs) in the Under-19 squad that won the World Cup in 2002.
• He scored a century on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.
• He scored 81 runs on his ODI debut against West Indies in Kingstown.
• Shaun and his brother Mitchell are the first brothers to play Test for Australia since Mark and Steve Waugh who last time played in 2002.
Career Turning Point Century against the strong New South Wales team in a Sheffield Shield match in 2003 after which even Steve Waugh praised him.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 9 July 1983
Age (as in 2017) 34 Years
Birth Place Narrogin, Western Australia, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Australian
Hometown Perth, Western Australia, Australia
School Not Known
College Wesley College, Perth
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Geoff Marsh (Former cricketer)
Mother– Michelle Marsh
Brother– Mitchell Marsh (Younger, Cricketer)
Sister– Melissa Marsh (Younger)
Religion Christian
Hobbies Playing golf
Controversies • He and Luke Pomersbach were suspended from their state side after a night out in 2007.
• He and his brother Mitchell were dropped from the Perth Scorchers side during the 2012 Champions League T20 in 2012 after they went out to celebrate Mitchell’s birthday.
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Steve Waugh
Bowler: Shane Warne
Favourite Food Sushi
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Rebecca O’Donovan (Journalist)
Wife Rebecca O’Donovan (Journalist)


Some lesser known facts about Shaun Marsh

  • Does Shaun Marsh smoke?: No
  • Does Shaun Marsh drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Shaun belongs to a sporting family as his father Geoff Marsh was an Australia cricketer of the 80s, his younger brother Mitchell Marsh is a talented Australian all-rounder and his younger sister Melissa was a Women’s National Basketball League player.
  • His father was denoted with the name Swampy, and being his son he is called Son of Swampy.
  • He used to travel a lot with his father Geoff, when he used to play for Australia.
  • Luckily, he received his Test cap on his debut from his father Geoff during Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2011.

  • He scored 141 runs in his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.
  • IPL 1  in 2008  proved to be a breakthrough in his cricketing career as he turned out to be the highest scorer in that year’s IPL with 616 runs.
  • In IPL, he played for the same team for 9 consecutive seasons (Kings XI Punjab, 2008-2016).
  • He was mainly in and out of the Australian team not mainly due to his performances, but injuries.
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