Height: 5' 11"
Wife: Kate Victoria Phillips
Age: 26 Years
|Famous for||Scoring fastest T20I century for New Zealand|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||ODI- 10 July 2022 against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland
Test- 3 January 2020 against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia
T20- 17 February 2017 against South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland
|Jersey Number||#23 (New Zealand)
#23 (Sunrisers Hyderabad-IPL)
|Domestic/State Team||• Auckland
• New Zealand Under-19
• Rajasthan Royals (RR)
• Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
• Jamaica Tallawahs
• Barbados Royals
• Welsh Fire
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Date of Birth||6 December 1996 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 Years|
|Birthplace||Eastern London, Cape Town, South Africa|
|School||Sacred Heart College, Auckland|
|College/University||Did not attend|
|Educational Qualifications||He completed his schooling at Sacred Heart College, Auckland in 2014. Sacred Heart College|
• Watching WWE
• Visiting Zoos or Animal shelters
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||10 February 2023|
|Wife/Spouse||Kate Victoria Phillips
|Parents||Father- Roland Phillips
Mother- Pam Van Vuuren Phillips
|Siblings||Brother- Dale Phillips (former New Zealand Under-19 cricketer)
Sister- Jessica Phillips Grobbelaar (Law graduate)
|Other Relatives||• Donovan Grobbelaar (Brother-in-law) (former New Zealand domestic cricketer)
• Bianca Phillips (Sister-in-law) (Dale Phillips' wife)
• Elaine Rose Phillips (Niece) (Dale Phillips' daughter)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Glenn Phillips
- Glenn Phillips is a New Zealand cricketer who is known for his exploits in the T20 format of the game. He has played for New Zealand in all formats. He is famous for his power-hitting abilities. He is also popular for his athletic fielding.
- His family moved to New Zealand from South Africa when he was five years old where he started playing different sports like hockey, rugby, and cricket.
- He played for all age group teams of his school, starting from the Under-9 team to the Under-17 team in 2014 after which he decided to become a professional cricketer.
- On 24 January 2015, he made his debut in List A cricket (one day) in a match for Auckland against Central Districts in the 2014-15 Ford Trophy Tournament.
- He played in the 2016 Under-19 ICC World Cup held in Bangladesh; his brother also played alongside him.
- In 2016, he went to England for training at Marleybone Cricket Club (MCC), and while playing a match at Arundel ground, West Sussex, he scored 201 runs in 123 balls which included six sixes in an over; this was the first instance when six sixes were hit in an over on that ground in its 100+ years of history. Otago Daily Times
- On 4 December 2016, he played his debut T20 match for Auckland against Otago in the 2016-17 Super Smash Tournament and scored 55 runs in 32 balls.
- On 6 March 2017, he played his debut first-class match for Auckland against Canterbury in the 2016-17 Plunket Shield Tournament.
- He scored his maiden test half-century in his debut test innings on 3 January 2020 against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia; however, he got out on a duck in the second innings.
- On 29 November 2020, he scored his maiden T20I century against West Indies with 108 runs in 51 balls at a strike rate of 211.76; it was the fastest T20I century by a New Zealand player (46 balls).
- In the 2021 T20I World Cup, he played in all 7 matches and finished the tournament with the highest score of 39 runs against Namibia.
- On 2 October 2021, he played his debut match in IPL for Rajasthan Royals (RR).
- In a group-stage match against Sri Lanka in the 2022 T20I World Cup, he scored his second T20I century with 104 runs off 64 deliveries.
- He moved to Otago domestic team in the 2022-23 season.
GLENN MOVES TO OTAGO | After 6 years with the ACES, Glenn Phillips has decided to make the move down South.
Go well, GP.
— Auckland Cricket (@aucklandcricket) May 31, 2022
- Sunrises Hyderabad (SRH) acquired him for his base price of Rs 1.5 crores in the 2022 IPL auction.
- On 13 January 2023, he scored his maiden ODI half-century against Pakistan, helping New Zealand to win an ODI series in Pakistan after a long time.
- He won the T20 Player of the Year award for the 2022-23 season given by New Zealand Cricket.
- During the match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 2023 IPL season, he hit 25 runs off 7 deliveries at a strike rate of 357.14; he hit three consecutive sixes against Kuldip Yadav, propelling SRH to a win.
- He has played in different leagues across the world such as Caribbean Premier League (CPL), The Hundred, and Vitality T20 Blast.
- He has a chronic condition called ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) due to which he has a short span of attention. He does many outdoor physical activities during his leisure time including archery; he has been a national-level archer. YouTube – SunrisersIPL
- During the Covid-19 Lockdown, he did 800 pushups every day in three sets of 300, 300, and 200.
- His favourite cricketer was Brendon McCullum, and he always tried to play in McCullum’s style.
- John Cena is his favourite WWE wrestler.
- He revealed in an interview that he wanted to become a space shuttle pilot when he was a child; however, as he got busy in cricket, he thought of becoming an Airbus 380 pilot. He said that he would become a domestic commercial pilot in New Zealand after returning from cricket as he cannot complete the required flying hours and other qualifications required to become an international pilot.