Jhye Richardson Bio

Jhye Avon Richardson is an Australian cricketer who was born in Murdoch, Western Australia, on September 20, 1996. He is a lower-order right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler. In his unit, he is mainly a fast bowler.


Jhye Richardson made his Class A debut against Queensland on October 21, 2015, at the age of 19, bowling 6 overs and scoring 4 runs while conceding 34 runs. Unlike his Class A debut, his performance in his First Class debut against Queensland was noteworthy, as he took three wickets in the first innings and one wicket in the second.

On February 19, 2017, he made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka, which Australia lost by two wickets. He had a disappointing showing in that match, scoring no runs and taking no wickets. On January 19, 2018, he made his ODI debut against England, almost a year later. Australia lost by four wickets once again, but he took two wickets after conceding 57 runs in ten overs.

He took five wickets in his Test debut against Sri Lanka on January 24, 2016, and was instrumental in Australia’s win by an innings and 40 runs.

Rise to Glory

In only four years, Jhye Richardson has grown to prominence in both international and club cricket. His excellent ball control has won him a spot in the daily Australian side. It is for this reason that he has been added to Australia’s World Cup squad for 2019.


Jhye Richardson has taken six wickets for 123 runs in two Test matches. His Test average is 20.50, and he has a 2.41 economy score. He’s appeared in 12 One-Day Internationals and has 24 wickets for 632 runs. His ODI average is 26.33, and his economy rating is 5.85.

He’s also appeared in nine T20I matches, taking nine wickets for 287 runs. In T20I matches, he averages 31.88 and has an economy score of 8.44.

Club Career

Jhye Richardson’s club career has been effective enough to make him a sought-after star in numerous leagues around the world. He is a member of the Perth Scorchers of the Australian Big Bash League. He has appeared in 22 matches for this club, taking 25 wickets with an economy rate of 8.31. Due to his inclusion in the Australian national team, he has played 5 matches for Perth Scorchers this year, taking 7 wickets. In addition, he is now a member of the Punjab Kings in the IPL 2021.

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