D’Arcy Short (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

D'Arcy Short

Full NameD'Arcy John Matthew Short
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Left-handed Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutODI- Did Not Play
Test- Did Not Play
T20- 3 February 2018 against New Zealand at Sydney
Jersey Number#23 (Australia)
#23 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamHobart Hurricanes, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Rajasthan Royals
Coach/Mentor(s)Justin Langer, Jeff Cook, Greg Shipperd, Greg Aldam, Gary Kersten
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records (main ones)• Most number of runs in a Big Bash League (BBL) season - 572 runs in 11 matches in BBL 2017-18.
• The highest individual score in BBL 2017-18 - 122 not out off 69 balls against Brisbane Heat.
Awards/Honours/Achievements 2011- Won the Lord's Taverners Indigenous Cricketer of the Year award.
2018- Player of the Tournament in BBL 2017-18.
Career Turning PointHis performance in the 2016–17 Big Bash League (BBL 6), after which he was selected in Australia's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the 2017–18 Trans-Tasman Tri-Series against England and New Zealand.
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 August 1990
Age (as in 2018)28 Years
Birth PlaceKatherine, Northern Territory, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownDarwin, Northern Territory, Australia
SchoolKormilda College Darwin, Northern Territory
College/UniversityKormilda College Darwin, Northern Territory
Educational QualificationGraduate
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesGolfing, Fishing, Driving, Watching AFL (American Football League)
TattooLeft forearm- "Shadrach" written
D'Arcy Short tattoo on left forearm
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsGem Broadwood (Personal Trainer)
D'Arcy Short and Gem Broadwood
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Lachlan Short
Mother- Cindy Short
D'Arcy Short parents
SiblingsNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerAndrew Symonds
Favourite Football Team(s)Hawthorn F.C., Everton F.C., Manchester United F.C.
Favourite Athlete(s)Usain Bolt (Sprinter), Rory McIlroy (Golfer), Romelu Lukaku (Footballer), Aaron Fotheringham (Wheelchair athlete), Shaquille O' Neal (Basketballer), Conor McGregor (Mixed martial artist and Boxer)
Favourite Actor(s)Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller
Favourite ComedianRussell Peters
Favourite FilmCoach Carter
Favourite TV Show(s)Suits, Fast N' Loud, NY Ink
Favourite Singer/Musician(s)David Guetta, Post Malone
Favourite FoodRibs
Favourite App(s)Spotify, Instagram
Favourite BookUnderwater Dogs by Seth Casteel
Favourite RestaurantRockwall in Salamanca, Hobart
Favourite DestinationMaldives
Style Quotient
Car CollectionFord Ranger
D'Arcy Short - Ford Ranger
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018)₹4 crore or $775,000 (IPL 11)

D'Arcy Short

Some Lesser Known Facts About D’Arcy Short

  • Does D’Arcy Short smoke?: Not Known
  • Does D’Arcy Short drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Short was born into a family with a sporting background as Katherine’s biggest cricket ground ‘Dr. Peter Short Oval’ is named after his grandfather Peter, a local cricketer, tennis and squash player. D'Arcy Short - Dr Peter Short Oval
  • He was 4 years old when his family moved from Katherine to Darwin, where he spent the majority of his childhood.
  • In 2009, he had a great start to his cricketing career as he performed exceptionally well for the Northern Territory in the Imparja Cup.
  • He moved from Darwin to Perth for better opportunities in cricket by joining Western Australia, where he made his debut for them in the 2010 Futures League.
  • In 2011, he made his List A debut, but after a promising start to his domestic cricketing career, he faced a major injury setback due to which he couldn’t play for Western Australia for around 5 years.
  • During the course of his injury, he weighed around 95 kg. In order to make his comeback in the 2016 domestic season for Western Australia, he shed around 15 kg of weight to get match fitness. D'Arcy Short in 2016
  • In October 2017, he made his maiden List A century for Western Australia by smashing an unbeaten 119 against the Cricket Australia XI.
  • He straightway made his mark for Australia in his debut series (Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series) by scoring a match-winning 76 from 46 balls against New Zealand at Eden Park while chasing a gigantic target of 244 runs. It was one of the highest successful chases ever in T20I history and Short was named as the man of the match for his batting.
  • His first job was of an Indoor cricket umpire.
  • He is the 5th male ‘indigenous’ (Aboriginal Australians) player to represent Australia, after Faith Thomas, Jason Gillespie, Daniel Christian, and Scott Boland.
  • He is an ambassador for the ‘Our Brothers Our Sisters’ foundation that supports young indigenous people. D'Arcy Short - Our Brothers Our Sisters
  • He is an avid dog lover and has a Pitbull, Ralphy. D'Arcy Short, a dog lover
  • He is a movie fanatic and likes to go for ‘Rooftop Movies’ in Perth. D'Arcy Short - Rooftop Movies
  • He loves playing ‘PokemonGo’ video game.