Ashton Agar Biography, Age, Height, Wickets, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Ashton Charles Agar, commonly known as Ashton Agar or Ash by his teammates was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 14 October 1993. Ashton Agar is an Australian left-arm orthodox bowler who has been a part of the Australian setup for many years but has never gotten a regular position in the squad. He has been in and out of the team since his debut in 2013. Ashton Agar played his last Test in 2017 and his last ODI match in 2021 but is still a consistent member of the T20I squad. He has the ability to take wickets in the middle order and has proved his ability among the wide pool of fast bowlers in the Australian setup. Ashton Agar plays for Western Australia in the domestic circuit.

Ashton Agar Early Life and Education

Ashton Agar started off playing cricket at the age of 5 years. He had a very happening career right from the beginning. He started playing for his school team but didn’t get many chances in the team. He attended De La Salle College in Melbourne where he nurtured his bowling skills and played many matches for them and helped them in winning the matches. Ashton Agar graduated in 2011 and he was the part of National Under-17 Championship before getting graduated from the college.

Ashton Agar International Debut

Ashton Agar Test Debut – 10 July 2013 against England

Ashton Agar ODI Debut – 8 September 2015 against England

Ashton Agar T20I Debut – 6 March 2016 against South Africa

Ashton Agar Career

Ashton Agar Domestic Career

Ashton Agar started off his domestic career while playing for Victoria. Ashton Agar represented Victoria first in Under-17 and then in Under-19 category. In

2010, Ashton Agar picked 16 wickets in the National Championship in Under-17 and was later picked up in the squad for Australia Under-19 to play a series against West Indies Under-19 team in UAE.

In 2012, Ashton Agar was picked up in the squad of Australia Under-19 team for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. However, he didn’t get a chance to play any match in the tournament.

In 2012-13 season, Ashton Agar moved to Western Australia to play for domestic league and made his first-class debut in 2013 for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield Tournament.

Ashton Agar made his List A debut for Western Australia in the same month and picked 3 wicket his debut match and then 3 wickets in the second match.

In 2013, Ashton Agar was picked in the team for Australia A to play the series against England and Ireland.

In 2013, Ashton Agar picked 19 wickets in 5 matches in Sheffield Shield including a five-wicket haul against South Australia. He also scored 229 runs and an effective lower-middle order batter for the domestic side.

In 2013 Champions League, Ashton Agar made his T20 Debut for Perth Scorchers but it didn’t go down well for him with the ball. However, he showed some performances with the bat.

In a match against New South Wales in Sheffield Shield in year 2015, Ashton Agar picked his maiden 10-wicket haul in a first-class match.

Ashton Agar has played 61 first-class matches and taken 154 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/110 in an innings. He has scored 2166 runs including 3 centuries and 11 half centuries.

Ashton Agar International Career

Ashton Agar was picked up for the Ashes tour in 2013 in the Australian squad as the second choice spinner after Nathan Lyon. Ashton Agar made his International debut in the first test of Ashes 2013 against England and played a remarkable innings of 98 runs while batting the number 11 position in an

innings. Ashton Agar became the first player to score a half century on debut at number 11 and also highest scorer by any number 11 player in an innings.

Ashton Agar was picked up in the second test as well but didn’t manage to pick any wicket in the series in first 2 matches so was dropped from the team.

Ashton Agar made his ODI debut against England 2 years later after his International debut in 2015 and took 1 wicket in the match.

He was in and out of the team during most of his career and played as a second-choice spinner.

In 2016, Ashton Agar made his T20I debut against South Africa.

In 2017, Ashton Agar was picked up in the Australian squad for the test series against Bangladesh and he took 5 wickets in the first match but Australia lost their first ever test against Bangladesh.

In 2020, Ashton Agar was picked up in the T20I series against England and then later against New Zealand.

In March 2021, Ashton Agar registered his best bowling figures of 6/30 in a T20I match against New Zealand. This bowling figure is also the best for any Australian bowler in a T20I match.

Ashton Agar Stats

In Tests, Ashton Agar has played 4 matches and taken 9 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/46 in an innings. He has scored 195 runs with the highest score of 98 runs in an innings.

In ODIs, Ashton Agar has played 15 matches and taken 14 wickets with the best bowling figures of 2/31 in a match.

In T20Is, Ashton Agar has played 43 matches and taken 46 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/30 in a match.

Ashton Agar Records

· First Player to score half century on debut at Number-11.

· Highest score at Number-11 in an innings

Ashton Agar Family

Ashton Agar was born to John Agar and Sonia Hewawissa in 1993. Ashton has 2 brothers names William Agar and Wesley Agar. Ashton Agar got married to his longtime girlfriend Madeleine on 23 May 2021.

Personal Information

Ashton Agar Full Name: Ashton Charles Agar

Ashton Agar Nick Name: Ash, Scotty

Ashton Agar Height: 188 cm

Ashton Agar Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Ashton Agar Date of Birth: 14 October 1993

Ashton Agar Age: 29 years

Ashton Agar Nationality: Australian

Ashton Agar Religion: Christian

Ashton Agar Marital Status: Married

Ashton Agar Jersey Number: 46

Ashton Agar Batting style: Left-hand bat

Ashton Agar Bowling Style: Left-arm spin

Ashton Agar Hobbies: Listening Music, Playing Golf

FAQs

1. When Ashton Agar made his debut for Australia?

Ashton Agar made his International debut in the first test of Ashes 2013 against England and played a remarkable innings of 98 runs while batting the number 11 position in an innings.

2. What record Ashton Agar made on his debut?

Ashton Agar became the first player to score a half century on debut at number 11 and also highest scorer by any number 11 player in an innings.

3. How many wickets Ashton Agar has taken in T20Is?

In T20Is, Ashton Agar has played 43 matches and taken 46 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/30 in a match.

4. When Ashton Agar got married?

Ashton Agar got married to his longtime girlfriend Madeleine on 23 May 2021.

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