|Full Name||D'Arcy John Matthew Short
|Profession||Australian 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
|International Debut||ODI- Did Not Play
Test- Did Not Play
T20- 3 February 2018 against New Zealand at Sydney
|Jersey Number||#23 (Australia)
|Domestic/State Team||Hobart Hurricanes, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Rajasthan Royals|
|Coach/Mentor(s)||Justin Langer, Jeff Cook, Greg Shipperd, Greg Aldam, Gary Kersten|
|Favourite Shot||Pull 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 Point||His 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.|
|Date of Birth||9 August 1990|
|Age (as in 2018)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia|
|School||Kormilda College Darwin, Northern Territory|
|College/University||Kormilda College Darwin, Northern Territory|
|Hobbies||Golfing, Fishing, Driving, Watching AFL (American Football League)|
|Tattoo||Left forearm- "Shadrach" written
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Gem Broadwood (Personal Trainer)
|Parents||Father- Lachlan Short
Mother- Cindy Short
|Favourite Cricketer||Andrew 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 Comedian||Russell Peters|
|Favourite Film||Coach Carter|
|Favourite TV Show(s)||Suits, Fast N' Loud, NY Ink|
|Favourite Singer/Musician(s)||David Guetta, Post Malone|
|Favourite App(s)||Spotify, Instagram|
|Favourite Book||Underwater Dogs by Seth Casteel|
|Favourite Restaurant||Rockwall in Salamanca, Hobart|
|Car Collection||Ford Ranger
|Salary (as in 2018)||₹4 crore or $775,000 (IPL 11)|
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- He loves playing ‘PokemonGo’ video game.
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