Birth date 9 Jul 1983 (36 years)
Nationality Australia Australia
Position Batsman
Nickname SOS (Son of Swampy)
Team history
Australia 2019 - present
Melbourne Renegades 2019 - present
Perth Scorchers 2011 - 2019
Australia 2008 - 2019
Glamorgan County 2012 - 2018
Kings XI Punjab 2008 - 2017
Yorkshire County 2017

Shaun Edward Marsh is a professional Australian cricket player who bowls slow left arm orthodox and bats left handedly. In the IPL 2012, he plays for Kings XI Punjab. He has also represented Australia and Western Australia.

Shaun Marsh debuted in Twenty20 International on 20th June 2008 at Bridgetown (Kensington Oval) against West Indies. He was the opening batsman and he scored 29 runs in 22 deliveries with the aid of 2 sixers and 1 four. This match was won by West Indies by 7 wickets with 11 deliveries to spare. Further, on 24th June 2008, he played his first One day International at Kingstown (Arnos Vale Ground) and the opponent team was West Indies. Again, Marsh was the opening batsman and he faced 97 deliveries and scored 81 runs. He struck 1 sixer and 7 fours. Australia won this match by 84 runs.

His father Geoff Marsh was a former cricketer. His brother Mitch Marsh is also a brilliant young player & his sister Mellisa Marsh plays basketball for West Coast Waves.

Career Highlights

Shaun has taken the opportunity to represent his team in 36 One day Internationals and has accumulated 1274 runs at a batting average of 36.40 and batting strike rate of 75.65. His highest score was 112 and he clobbered 13 sixers, 117 boundaries and 8 half centuries. In Twenty20 Internationals, he piled up 2307 runs in 63 matches with 115 as his highest score.