Ben Laughlin (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Ben Laughlin

Real NameBen Laughlin
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutODI- On 3 April 2009 against South Africa at Durban
Test- Did Not Play
T20- On 29 March 2009 against South Africa at Centurion
Jersey Number#55 (Australia)
#56 (Adelaide Strikers; BBL)
Domestic/State Team(s)Adelaide Strikers, Antigua Hawksbills, Canterbury, Chennai Super Kings, Hobart Hurricanes, Northern Districts, Queensland, Quetta Gladiators, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tasmania, Rajasthan Royals
Favourite BallOutswinger
Batting StyleRight Handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Career Turning PointHis performance in the 2008–09 Sheffield Shield season, after which he was included in the Australia squad for an ODI and T20 series against South Africa
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 October 1982
Age (as in 2017)35 Years
BirthplaceBox Hill, Melbourne, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownBox Hill, Melbourne, Australia
SchoolName Not Known
Educational QualificationGrade 11
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbisDoing Wood Work
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseName Not known
ChildrenSon- Oliver Laughlin
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Trevor Laughlin (Former cricketer)
Ben Laughlin's father Trivor Laughlin
Mother- Name Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerMS Dhoni
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018)₹50 lakh (IPL 11)

Ben Laughlin

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ben Laughlin

  • Does Ben Laughlin smoke?: No
  • Does Ben Laughlin drink alcohol?: Yes
  • During his school days, he was a brilliant student, but dropped out his studies at grade 11.
  • When Laughlin was 13 years old, he asked his father whether he could take him to the cricket club with him so that he could play in his team.
  • He began his cricketing career by playing grade cricket in Queensland.
  • Ben’s father inspired him to become a Cricketer.
  • Before his first class debut, Ben played his grade cricket for Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club in Queensland. Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club
  • His opportunity to play cricket was ruined at the age of 19 when he had stress fractures. However, he came back into the team by bowling off-spin rather than pace.
  • He made his first class debut for Queensland’s state team at the end of the 2007–08 Pura Cup season against Victoria. In his debut match, he also took the wicket of Victorian captain Cameron White.
  • Laughlin’s father was also a former Australian cricketer (a right-arm medium pace bowler).
  • In 2015, he became the first bowler to take 50 wickets in the BBL.
  • He has also been honoured with Peter Burge Medal for the best grade cricketer in Queensland.
  • Besides being a cricketer, Ben Laughlin is a professional carpenter.
  • In 2018, he was selected by the Rajasthan Royals to play in the IPL. Ben Laughlin Rajasthan Royals IPL 2018