Mitchell Marsh is a cricketer who plays for Australia. Mitchell is born on 20th October, 1991 at Perth in Western Australia. Mitchell represents Australia in all three formats – T20, ODI and Test cricket. Mitchell has started his cricketing career through domestic cricket. He has been contracted domestically to Western Australia and Perth Scorchers.
Mitchell made his domestic debut at the age of 17 in 2009 playing for Warriors. He became the youngest ever player in an Australian domestic one-day game and Western Australia’s youngest debutant for 70 years. Mitchell has also played in under 19’s Australian side. He was handed captaincy for the under 19 world cup in year 2010. Mitchell was also got selected by Sahara Pune Warriors in Indian Premiere League. He has also played for Deccan Chargers in IPL. He also played for the Nagenahira Nagas in the Sri Lanka Premier League.
He is a right-handed all-rounder who bowls medium fast at the pace of avg. 130 km / h deliveries. In year 2015 he has raised his speed to avg. 140 km / h and become fast medium bowler. On the back of some impressive performances, Mitchell has directly got selected in the squad for tri-series against Zimbabwe. Mitchell made his Test match debut against Pakistan in year 2014. He has been selected first time for Australia’s Twenty 20 squad to tour South Africa. Later, Mitchell was dropped from the Australian Test side after the first test of the 2016-17 series against South Africa.
Mitchell was also a talented football player. Early in his career he has represented Western Australia at the 2008 under 18 championships. Till now, Mitchell has been awarded with Man of the series award once against England series in year 2015. In 5 match series he scored 134 runs, took 8 wickets and 4 catches. He has been awarded man of the match for 6 times for his brilliant performances sometimes with ball at sometimes with bat. Mitchell has 1 ODI century against India and 1 five wicket haul in ODI against England.
Mitchell is the younger brother of Shaun Marsh. Shaun Marsh is also a cricketer and played for Australia. He is a left-handed top-order batsman. He is the son of Australia’s former opener, Geoff Marsh. Unlike his father and elder brother, Mitchell has worked on the art of fast bowling. He classifies as a hard-hitting all-rounder, who bats in the middle-order.
Mitchell Marsh Net Worth
Currently the net worth of Mitchell is $8 million US dollars as of 2017. As per the current central Australia contract for FY 2016-17 the retainer fees for Mitchell is AU $0.9 million. Over and above Mitchell will be getting Salary of AU $14000 Per Test Match, AU $7000 Per ODI and AU $5000 for Per Twenty20. Mitchell was selected by Sahara Pune Warriors for US $ 290,000 in the IPL Auction 2011.
Mitchell was brought up in Perth which is in Western Australia. He attended Wesley College in Perth and made his senior debut for the state team at the age of 17. He became the youngest person to play in the Australian domestic One Day tournament.
An Australian cricketer Mitchell is an international cricketer and representing Australia in all three formats of cricket i.e. Test Cricket, ODI Cricket and Twenty20 Cricket. Mitchell has also participated and played in Indian Premier League and in the Sri Lanka Premier League. Mitchell was also a talented footballer early in his career. He has represented Australia at the 2008 AFL under 18 championships.
Mitchell Marsh has been a talented player from Australian International Team. He represents Australia from all 3 formats of cricket – Test, ODI and Twenty 20. He has also played in Indian Premier League and Sri Lanka Premier League. Looking at his play and current fitness it seems still he will continue to play International cricket for his country for long run.