February 08, 2023

Matthew Wade (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 28, 2022

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Short Biography

Matthew Wade was born on 26-12-1987 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. He is an Australian Cricket Player.

Other Name: Matthew Scott Wade, Wadey

Matthew Wade Complete Bio & Career

Born as Matthew Scott Wade is a professional cricketer from Australia. 
Initially, he played for Tasmania Junior cricket and Junior football teams. He represented Australian National team at the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2006. He was a part of Tasmania in a List A match in Ford Ranger One Day Cup season in 2006-07, after which he moved to Victoria in search of better opportunities. Soon, he established himself as a first-choice wicket-keeper- batsman for the team. Wade scored his maiden first-class century during the 2008-09 season. He played a pivotal role in Victoria’s victory of Sheffield Sheild and was named Man of the Match in the final game of the tournament. He was selected for Australia A team in 2010. He signed into Indian Premier League for Delhi Daredevils in January 2011. Following his success in domestic cricket, he was selected for Australian National Team in October 2011 for Twenty20 International match. He got a major breakthrough in the International Career when he scored anchoring 72 runs off 43 balls in February 2012. Also, his performance in the Commonwealth Bank series in 2011-2012 cemented his place in the International side. Wade scored his maiden Test century against West Indies in the 2011-2012 tour in Roseau. After facing inconsistency, he lost his place in the International squad for some time. In January 2017, he scored his maiden ODI century against Pakistan. He plays for Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash Twenty20 League. 
Wade was diagnosed with testicular cancer at the age of 16. He is also colorblind, due to which he has had problems in coping with the cricket ball in the past. 

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Matthew Wade Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Scott Wade.He is married to Julia Barry since 2013 and together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Winter Wade. 

Life's Important Dates Of Matthew Wade

Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 33
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Hazel Blue
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Hobart
Nationality Australian
Religion Christian
Address Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Playing Golf and Fishing
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs Windies at Kensington Oval, Apr 07, 2012, ODI - vs India at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 05, 2012, T20I - vs South Africa at Newlands, Oct 13, 2011
Net Worth $3.5 million


Favorite Sport Cricket, Basketball and Golf

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Matthew Wade

  • At the young age of 16, he got diagnosed with testicular cancer and had to underwent 2 rounds of chemotherapy to get cured.
  • He is an avid dog lover and has two dogs at his home.
  • He was bought by Delhi Daredevils but only played 3 matches for them and has remained unsold since then at the IPL auctions.

Matthew Wade Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

35 years, 1month, 13 days old age Matthew Wade will turn 36 on 26 December, 2023. Only 10 months, 17 days, 7 hours,52 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Matthew Wade has celebrated the total number of 36 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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