|Real Name||Shaun William Tait|
|Nickname||Sloon and Tinga|
|Profession||Australian Cricketer (Fast bowler)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 96 kg
in Pounds- 212 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||Test- 25 August 2005 vs England in Nottingham
ODI- 2 February 2007 vs England in Sydney
T20- 11 December 2007 vs New Zealand at Perth
#32(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Adelaide 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 field||Calm
|Likes to play against||England and New Zealand|
|Favourite Ball||Out 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 Point||Performance 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.|
|Date of Birth||22 February 1983|
|Age (as in 2017)||34 Years|
|Birth Place||Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Sir Viv Richards and Brad Hodge
Bowler: Jeff Thomson, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Curtly Ambrose and Glenn McGrath
|Favourite Food||Chicken dishes|
|Favourite Actor||Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, Charlie Sheen, Rob Lowe and Jason Alexander
|Favourite Actor||Molly Sims and Jennifer Lopez|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Mashoom Singha (Model)|
|Wife/Spouse||Mashoom Singha (2014-present)
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.
- His wife is a good friend of actress and model Waluscha D’Souza.
- 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.
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