Tim Southee Biography, Age, Height, Wickets, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Timothy Grant Southee, wildly known as Tim Southee was born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand on 11 December 1989. Tim Southee is New Zealand’s right-arm medium-fast bowler who can generate late swings. Southee has been a crucial member of the New Zealand squad for more than a decade and has been one of the most successful fast bowlers New Zealand has ever produced. Tim Southee has played in 3 ICC Cricket World Cups for New Zealand and performed well in all the tournaments. In TATA IPL 2022, Tim Southee was roped in by Kolkata Knight riders in the mega auction for 1.50 crores.

Tim Southee Early Life and Education

Tim Southee started playing cricket at the early age of 8 years. He attended Whangarei Boys School in Auckland and then attended King’s College in Auckland. Since his early days, Southee has interest in rugby and cricket. Tim Southee has represented Auckland Secondary School’s rugby team. He played cricket for his school and ever since his beginning, he was known for his late swinging ability.

Tim Southee International Debut

Tim Southee Test Debut – 22 March 2008 against England

Tim Southee ODI Debut – 15 June 2008 against England

Tim Southee T20I Debut – 5 February 2008 against England

Tim Southee Career

Tim Southee Domestic Career

Tim Southee started off his domestic career by playing for Northern Districts in 2006. In the same year, Southee was picked up in the Under-19 team of New Zealand. At the age of 17 years, Tim Southee was picked up in the Under-19 squad for ICC Under-19 World Cup. He picked 5 wickets in the tournament and

also scored 113 runs. Southee was picked up for the youth test series against India in 2007.

In 2008, Tim Southee was selected in ICC Under-19 World cup. Southee picked 17 wickets in the tournament including a 5-wicket haul.

Tim Southee International Career

Tim Southee made a sensational entry in the International arena. Tim Southee made his international debut against England in a T20I match on 5th February 2008. In 2 match series, Southee picked 3 wickets.

After T20I series, Tim Southee went back to play Under-19 World Cup. After the World Cup, he returned back in the national squad for the Test series. Tim Southee made his test debut in March 2008 against England. On his debut, Southee picked a five-wicket haul and also smashed the fastest half century for New Zealand in Test cricket.

In July 2008, Tim Southee was picked up for the ODIs against Ireland and Scotland. He took 16 wickets in 7 matches.

In a series of ODIs, T20Is and Tests against India, Tim Southee played 5 matches out of the 9 matches in the series but only managed to pick 6 wickets. Tim Southee was dropped from the side for the whole season.

However, he made a comeback in 2010 and played 18 T20I matches against Australia, England and Bangladesh. Southee took 16 wickets in the matches with a decent economy.

Tim Southee was picked up in the squad for ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and ended up the tournament with 18 wickets in the hand. He was also picked up in the team of the Tournament.

In the 5 match ODI series against West Indies in 2012, Tim Southee picked 10 matches highest by any bowler in the series.

By the end of 2012, Southee became New Zealand’s prime bowler for any captain.

In a Test against England in 2013, Tim Southee picked 10 wickets in a match and registered his best bowling figure of the Tests.

He was selected in squad of ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015 where in a match against England, Southee picked 7 wickets and gave away just 33 runs.

In an ODI against India in 2016, Tim Southee scored his maiden half century batting at number 10.

In October 2019, Tim Southee was named as captain of New Zealand squad for a T20I series against England.

In December 2020, Tim Southee picked his 300th wicket in the Test cricket.

In ICC Men’s World T20, Tim Southee picked 8 wickets in 7 matches.

Tim Southee IPL Career

Tim Southee was bought by Kolkata Knight riders in the mega auction of IPL 2011. Southee played 3 matches and took 4 wickets.

Tim Southee returned to IPL in 2014 when he was picked up by Mumbai Indians. Southee remained with Mumbai till IPL season 2016.

In 2017, Tim Southee was picked up by Chennai Super Kings. He played 11 matches in 2 seasons but only managed to pick 8 wickets.

In IPL season 2019, Tim Southee was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore but didn’t play many matches.

In TATA IPL 2022, Tim Southee was roped in by Kolkata Knight riders in the mega auction for 1.50 crores.

Tim Southee Stats

In Tests, Tim Southee has played 85 matches and taken 338 wickets with the best bowling figures of 7/64 in an innings. He has scored 1769 runs in Tests.

In ODIs, Tim Southee has played 143 matches and taken 190 wickets with the best bowling figures of 7/33 in a match. He has scored 679 runs in ODIs.

In T20Is, Tim Southee has played 92 matches and taken 111 wickets with the best bowling figures of 5/18 in a match. He has scored 249 runs in T20Is.

In IPL, Tim Southee has played 51 matches and taken 45 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/20 in a match. He has scored 120 runs in IPL.

Tim Southee Records

· Best Bowling figure in World Cup match.

· Fastest fifty in Tests batting at Number 10.

Tim Southee Family

Tim Southee was born to Murray Southee and Joanne Southee in 1989. He has 2 siblings named Jane and Mark Southee. Recently in March 2022, Tim Southee married to his longtime girlfriend Brya Fahy. The couple also have a son and a daughter.

Personal Information

Tim Southee Full Name: Timothy Grant Southee

Tim Southee Nickname: Tim

Tim Southee Height: 193 cm

Tim Southee Birthplace: Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand

Tim Southee Date of Birth: 11 December, 1988

Tim Southee Age: 33 years

Tim Southee Nationality: New Zealander

Tim Southee Religion: Christianity

Tim Southee Marital Status: Married

Tim Southee School: Whangarei Boys School, Whangarei

Tim Southee College: King’s College, Auckland

Tim Southee Favorite Cricketer: Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum

Tim Southee Jersey Number: 38

Tim Southee Bowling style: Right-arm medium fast

Tim Southee Favorite Ball: Inswing

Tim Southee Hobbies: Playing Golf, Surfing

FAQs

  1. When did Tim Southee got married?

Recently in March 2022, Tim Southee married to his longtime girlfriend Brya Fahy. The couple also have a son and a daughter.

2. When did Tim Southee made his International debut?

Tim Southee made his international debut against England in a T20I match on 5th February 2008. In 2 match series, Southee picked 3 wickets.

3. How many wickets Tim Southee has taken in IPL?

In IPL, Tim Southee has played 51 matches and taken 45 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/20 in a match. He has scored 120 runs in IPL.

4. When was Tim Southee captained New Zealand?

In October 2019, Tim Southee was named as captain of New Zealand squad for a T20I series against England.

5. How many wickets Tim Southee picked in U-19 Cricket World Cup 2008?

In 2008, Tim Southee was selected in ICC Under-19 World cup. Southee picked 17 wickets in the tournament including a 5-wicket haul.

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