IND vs OFF: In the midst of the Border-Gavaskar series being played between India and Australia, Australian team’s dashing player Shaun Marsh has announced his retirement from first class cricket. The 39-year-old Marsh made a splash in the very first season of IPL and scored 616 runs. He has had an illustrious domestic cricket career.
Shaun Marsh is one of the most prolific players in Sheffield Shield history. He has scored over 12,000 runs in 183 first-class matches. He was a left-handed batsman, whose name made many bowlers tremble. When this batsman was in form, he used to take a lot of information about the bowlers.
How was Shaun Marsh’s cricket career?
Shaun Marsh of Australia has scored 2,265 runs in 38 Tests for the national team at an average of 34.31. During this, he has scored 6 centuries and 10 half-centuries. His best score in Test cricket is 182 runs. The player has played 126 matches for Australia across all three formats, during his international career that lasted from 2008 to 2019, Marsh scored more than 5,000 runs and scored 13 centuries.
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— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 10, 2023
Marsh’s first class cricket career
Shaun Marsh has scored 12,032 runs in 183 matches of first class cricket at an average of 41.20. He scored 32 centuries and 58 half-centuries during this period. His best score has been 214 runs. His highest Shield score came against Victoria in October 2019. The special thing is that in 2007-2008, he was awarded the Laurie Savale Medal for the best male cricketer of the Western Australia season.
Shaun Marsh played for Western Australia in Shield cricket
Marsh played for Western Australia in Shield cricket. He ended his career as the third highest run scorer for this team. Playing for Western Australia, he has scored 8347 runs with the help of 20 centuries and 43 half-centuries.
Marsh’s figures in List-A cricket and T20
Shaun Marsh’s List-A cricket has been spectacular. He has scored 7,158 runs in 177 matches at an average of 44.45. During this he has scored 19 centuries and 38 half-centuries. His strike rate has been 81.19.
Shaun Marsh shone in IPL
Shaun Marsh shone in the very first season of IPL. He scored 616 runs in 11 matches of the first season at an average of 68.44. He has played 71 matches in IPL so far. In which he has scored 2,477 runs at an average of 39.95. During this he scored 1 century and 20 half-centuries. Are. He was last seen playing IPL in 2017.