Shaun Tait (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Shaun Tait

Real NameShaun William Tait
NicknameSloon and Tinga
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Fast bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 96 kg
in Pounds- 212 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 25 August 2005 vs England in Nottingham
ODI- 2 February 2007 vs England in Sydney
T20- 11 December 2007 vs New Zealand at Perth
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#32(Australia)
#32(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamAdelaide Strikers, Chittagong Kings, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Mid West Rhinos, Peshawar Zalmi, Rajasthan Royals, South Australia, Wellington, Kolkata Knight Riders
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstEngland and New Zealand
Favourite BallOut swinger
Records (main ones)• 2nd fastest bowler in cricket history (161.1 km/h vs England in 2010), ahead of him is Shoaib Akhtar with the speed of 161.3 km/h.
• Took 30 wickets at at average of 28.33 in the 2004 Pura Cup.
• Joint 2nd highest wicket-taker in 23 wickets at an average of 20.30 in the 2007 ICC World Cup in West Indies.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2003–04 ING Cup where he was the leading wicket taker for South Australia, and the 2nd leading wicket taker in the tournament with 18 wickets.
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 February 1983
Age (as in 2017)34 Years
Birth PlaceBedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownBedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sir Viv Richards and Brad Hodge
Bowler: Jeff Thomson, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Curtly Ambrose and Glenn McGrath
Favourite FoodChicken dishes
Favourite ActorLeonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, Charlie Sheen, Rob Lowe and Jason Alexander
Favourite ActorMolly Sims and Jennifer Lopez
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMashoom Singha (Model)
Wife/SpouseMashoom Singha (2014-present)
Shaun Tait with his wife

Shaun Tait

Some lesser known facts about Shaun Tait

  • Does Shaun Tait smoke?: No
  • Does Shaun Tait drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Tait is often called The Wild Thing, due to his raw pace.
  • He has bowled the 2nd fastest bowl along with Brett Lee in cricket history (161.1 km/hr vs England in 2010), ahead of him is Shoaib Akhtar with the speed of 161.3 km/hr.
  • In 2004, he won the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year Award for his impressive performance in the domestic cricket.
  • He is married to an Indian model from Mumbai, Mashoom Singha.
  • His sister-in-law, Shamita Singha won the Femina Miss India Earth in 2001.
  • He is the co-owner of Hotel Elliot.
  • He likes to spend half of his year in Adelaide and half in Mumbai.
  • He considered Brad Hodge as the toughest batsman he has ever bowled to.
  • In 2007, he won the ICC Emerging Player of the Year Award.