|Real Name||Stephen Norman John O'Keefe|
|Profession||Australian Cricketer (All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|Eye Colour||Hazel Brown|
|Hair Colour||Semi Blonde|
|International Debut||Test- 22 October 2014 vs Pakistan in Dubai
T20- 6 July 2010 vs Pakistan in Birmingham
|Jersey Number||#72 (Australia)
#72 (Sydney Sixers, New South Wales)
|Domestic/State Team||Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sydney Sixers, New South Wales|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Favourite Shot/Ball||Not Known|
|Records/Achievements (main ones)||• While playing against Sri Lanka A in 2010, Steve took 7 wickets conceding just 35 runs and scored 61 in the first and 47 in the second innings.
• In the 2011 Ashes series, Steve took 4 wickets for 88 runs against in-form English line up, the best figures by any Australian spinner in the series.
|Career Turning Point||41 wickets in the 2013-14 Sheffield Shield Season earned him the leading wicket taker of season title and proved to be a stepping stone in his career.|
|Date of Birth||9 December 1984|
|Age (as in 2016)||32 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Richmond, New South Wales|
|School||Richmond High School|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Stephen (former Royal Australian Airforce officer)
Mother- Jan (Nurse)
Brother- Not Known
|Hobbies||Playing golf, listening music|
|Controversies||In 2016, Steve was issued an infringement notice by the police for abusing the security guards and the management staff of Steyne hotel for not letting him go in because he was drunk. He was later fined $10,000 by the Cricket Australia and $1000 by the police for his misconduct.|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Steve O’Keefe
- Does Steve O’Keefe smoke: Not Known
- Does Steve O’Keefe drink alcohol: Yes
- Steve was born in Malaysia as his father, an officer in Royal Australian Air Force was commissioned there at the time of his birth.
- Kochi Tuskers Kerala bought O’Keefe for $20,000 for the 2011 season of IPL.
- Post-2016 Sydney hotel misbehaviour, he vowed not to drink alcohol for the season as he wanted to come back to the team.
- He has, in early 2017, while playing against Campbelltown-Camden presented his terrific performance of 9 wickets for just 54, leaving opposition stunned. Moreover, he took the catch of the only remaining batsman, but could not fancy the wicket.
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