Tim Southee, known by full name-Timothy “Tim” Grant Southee is a New Zealand cricketer. Tim Southee was born on 11 December 1988 in Whangarei, located in New Zealand, and was brought up in Northland with his family. Southee started his first-class cricket debut for Northern Districts in year 2007 when he was eighteen years old, having played an Under-19 ICC World Cup for New Zealand team.
Tim Southee is a right-arm fast-medium bowler as well as a hard-hitting lower order batsman and he is renowned for these skills. He is even the existing Vice-Captain of the international team and was one of the youngest cricketers of New Zealand team, debuting at age of 19 years in year 2008.
When Southee made his Test debut against England team he acquired 5 wickets and scored 77 off 40 balls in the second innings being arranged. He even plays for Ford Trophy, Northern Districts in the Plunket Shield, Georgie Pie Super Smash and also Northland in the Hawke Cup.
Southee is recognized for his capability to make late outswing at a brisk speed, and then with off cutting slower balls nearly like a faster off-spinner on a dank wicket as well as death bowling. Southee was the third-uppermost wicket-taker player at the ICC World Cup 2011 with 18 wickets at 17.33. He even enthralled at the ICC World Cup of 2015, acquiring 7 wickets in a round robin league match played against England team.
Southee started his international debut after two years to the day when he had initially played under-19 cricket for New Zealand team, in year 2008 in Auckland match. For the second match being played, Southee was the best bowler of New Zealand with figures of 2/22 done in four overs. This cricketer Southee welcomed a son named Cooper in year 2012.
Tim Southee gained education at Whangarei Boys’ High School as well as gained learnt graduation from King’s College, Auckland. When Southee studied at school he shined at both cricket as well as rugby, playing as representative player for the Auckland Secondary School , where he studied and Northern Region teams.
Tim Southee Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Tim Southee is around $3.3 million US dollars in year 2017. The stated net worth of Tim Southee suggest his earning from Test and ODI matches as a part of his team, his business deals, etc. Gradually through his bowling pace, Tim Southee is gradually turning out as one of the greatest earned cricketer from New Zealand cricket team.
Tim Southee owns a lavish mansion in Whangarei in New Zealand. Southee may possess few high-class cars, but little is known regarding this.
For Twenty20s played in India and England in year 2011, Southee had been accepted over at the IPL2011 player auction, but soon after New Zealand were removed from the World Cup his charge was led to the Chennai Super Kings contracting him for the 2011 season of IPL.
Tim Southee may reflect as TV sponsors of brands such as Coca-Cola, Oppo, Tata Sky, RB (previously Reckitt Benckiser) and Maruti.
Recently in 2016-17 seasons that falls at no.10 against India at Dharamshala, Tim Southee hitted his first half century in ODI matches. This was actually the fifth maximum by any player in ODIs to reach at no. 10 position which is now attained by Southee.
In match played against Bangladesh, the enjoyment of victory, though, was alleviated by an incident former in the day when Bangladeshteam captain named Mushfiqur Rahim faced a disgusting upset to the head from a Southee bouncer and was admitted to hospital.
Also recently, resuming the game at the score of 260, hosts were yet losing by 29 runs with Tim Southee and Nicholls at the crease batting on 56 and 4 individually. Nevertheless Southee (17) was the leading wicket to fall on fourth day when the hosts were only 3 runs far from Bangladesh team.
Tim Southee is a fast-bowler and good batsman of the New Zealand team. Southee has gradually earned the reputation through his consistent performance in the team.