Matthew Wade Height, Weight, Age, Family, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More

Matthew Wade

Real NameMatthew Scott Wade
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Batsman, Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourHazel Blue
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutTest- 7 April 2012 vs West Indies in Barbados
ODI- 5 February 2012 vs India in Melbourne
T20- 13 October 2011 vs south Africa in Cape Town
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#13 (Australia)
#63 (Birmingham Bears)
Domestic/State TeamWarwickshire, Victoria, Tasmania, Melbourne Renegades, Delhi Daredevils
Nature on fieldCalm
Favourite Shot/BallNot Known
Records/Achievements (main ones)• Wade won Man of the Match title in his debut T20I against India scoring 72 from just 43 while opening for the team.
• Debutant Wade won yet another Man of the Match award for his thrilling 67 off 69 against India in the 2011-12 Commonwealth Bank Series, an ODI series between Australia, India and Sri Lanka.
• As of January 2017, Wade has bowled an over in test format and that was a maiden over.
Career Turning PointThe debut test century that Wade hit proved to be the boost in his career.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 December 1987
Age (as in 2016)29 Years
Birth PlaceHobart, Tasmania, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownTasmania, Australia
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Scott Wade (former Australian football player and Administrator)
Matthew Wade father
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
HobbiesFishing, Playing golf
ControversiesIn 2013, Wade was suspended for a Sheffield Shield match after he was found guilty of tampering the pitch while he was batting. He was also charged 50% of his match fees.
Favourite Things
Favourite sports outside CricketGolf, Basketball
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsJulia Barry
WifeJulia Barry (m. 2013)
Matthew Wade wife
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- Winter Wade
Matthew Wade daughter

Matthew Wade batting

Some Lesser Known Facts About Matthew Wade

  • Does Matthew Wade smoke: Not Known
  • Does Matthew Wade drink alcohol: Yes
  • Wade represented Tasmania in both Football and Cricket at a very early age.
  • At just 16, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He was declared free of the disease after two rounds of Chemotherapy.
  • It didn’t take him long to get on the field, as he appeared for Australia 2006 Under-19 World Cup.
  • A couple of productive seasons with the gloves as well as the bat for Victoria in Sheffield Shield as well as the ODI format proved his skills and he emerged as one of the wicket keeper options for Australia after Brad Haddin.
  • Australian Cricket Board added Wade to the T20I squad in late 2011 which was a result of his consistency.
  • He got call up for test cricket when Haddin did not play the tour against West Indies for some personal reasons.
  • He was in the Delhi Daredevils squad for the 2014 IPL season but went unsold thereafter as the team did not retain anyone for the upcoming seasons.
  • Though the Victorian gloveman had faced certain problems on the field due to the colours of cricket balls, he felt confident of pink ball sighting ahead of the third day-night test match against South Africa in 2016 and stated “I’ve got more used to it I suppose. The more you play, you get more used to it.”
  • Wade is an avid dog lover. Matthew Wade pets Oscar and Bella