Nathan Hauritz

Nathan Hauritz was born in 1981 and he is a former cricketer who was playing for Australia. He represented the country in Twenty20 Internationals, in One Days and Tests. He is well known because of his off spin bowling. He represented Australia under the 19 level and he made the debut in ODI in 2002 when he was 20 years old. His batting style is right-arm offbreak. He made the first Test Debut in the year 2004 while in India and he achieved the best performance.

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After returning in Australia, his game in First class level was not able to reach to the expectation and for this, he was put out of Australian side and he had a struggle to keep up his place in Queensland side. Afterwards, he switched and started to play the State Cricket in New South Wales in 2006-2007 season. However, even after this move, chances of playing in senior cricket continued to be limited.

According to his biography, during the eve of second Test while playing with New Zealand at Adelaide Oval, he had a chance of being called to join Australian side for four years and afterwards, he made his debut since Australia were looking for the spinner in place of Shane Warne. Afterwards, he went ahead and played for Australia home season in three Tests and he was chosen to join the team that went to South Africa tour.

Even if he was not able to play in three tests, he was able to lay in One Day Internationals. Afterwards, in the One day series, while playing with Pakistan, he led as a wicket-taker. All these performance made it possible for Australians selectors to involve him into the squad that went to play in 2009 Ashes series. During the year 2016, Hauritz announced the retirement from playing competitive cricket. He was the key member of Australian one-day side and he averaged more than just one wicket a game which was 63 wickets. He maintained the economy rate which was 4.74 in the 58 matches. For the Big Bash League, he played for Brisbane Heat.

Nathan Hauritz started with his international cricket career when he played in the One Day International Debut while playing against South Africa. It was on the Wanderers Stadium found in Johannesburg. Afterwards, he went on and played seven and One Day International in the year 2003 and afterwards, before finding himself out of favors from Australian selectors.

When Australians played against Pakistan in England, Nathan Hauritz was not able to play since he suffered an ankle injury. Steven Smith, the Legspinning all rounder filled in for two matches. He recovered from the Injuries to play in the tour that followed but he had mediocre bowling and India won. Nathan Hauritz is married and his wife is called Dianne Hauritz. His net worth has not been recorded yet.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 18 Oct, 1981
Age: 38 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: Australia
Birth Place: Wondai
Gender: Male
Description: Australian cricketer
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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