Ashton Agar

Ashton Agar was born in the year 1993 and he is a cricketer playing for Australia. He plays domestically for Perth Scorchers and Western Australia. He is a left-handed all-rounder and he played two different test matches while playing for Australian side in 2013 Ashes series. While in Melbourne, he played for Underage Cricket in Victoria and he was representing Australia for under 19 during many international games. He left Victoria to go to Western Australia before 2012-2013. This is because there were no opportunities in Victoria and he got the chance to start with Sheffield Shield debut during January 2013.

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After one year, Ashton Agar was called upon to go to the tour of India in 2012-2013, when he played only one tour match. He toured Ireland and England together with Australia and he was able to perform well while playing under English conditions. Even if he was not chosen to join touring squad, he was able to make a debut for the Australia in First Test during 2013 Ashes Series. He was able to come in getting the score of 117/9. Agar was able to score 98 runs batting the eleventh in the first innings of Australia.

In his first debut game, he was able to break many records and this included highest partnership at tenth wicket together with Philip Hughes, but the record has already been broken. However, because of poor bowling, he got dropped away of the team within a second Test of Series. He made first One Day International Debut while playing against England on 8 September in 2015. He made the debut in Twenty20 International debut in Australia while playing with South Africa in 2016.

From his biography, Ashton Agar was born to an Australian father and a Sri Lankan Mother. From his parents, he has two siblings. His brothers are Wes and Will. He went to De La Salle College and he graduated in the year 2011, in the national under -17 championships. This is when he took 11.75 for his bowling style known and Left-arm orthodox spin.

He was chosen to play for Australia Under -19s while playing the series against the West Indies under 19s. It took place in United Arab Emirates. This means that he made his international debut when he was only 17. He went ahead and played for under-19 Test and under-19 Test One Day international games in Australian team. In the year 2012, while playing under-19, he was named as the best second spinner after Ashton Turner, however, he was not able to play any match during the tournament.

Ashton Agar got chosen to tour Ireland, Scotland and England in June of 2013. They were together with Fawad Ahmed who is a Pakistani refugee who had been given citizenship in 2013. His net worth has not been recorded but his annually salary is 900 thousand dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 14 Oct, 1993
Age: 26 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: Australia
Birth Place: Melbourne
Gender: Male
Description: Australian cricketer
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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