Ben Dwarshuis is a tearaway quick and a handy batsman knocking doors for his first Australian cap. He comes from the hometown of Allan Border and Shane Watson, hence the all-round traits were supposed to be inbred in him.
He is a lower order hard-hitting batsman whose primarily known for his left-arm medium bowling. The southpaw is well-known as a T20 specialist in the Australian setup whose best is yet to be witnessed. He came into New South Wales as a rookie but could not debut at the first-class level due to injuries surfacing here or there. He made his debut for New South Wales in 2016-17 but before that, he got his chance to make a mark in Bash Bash League.
Dwarshius got his first Big Bash contract from the Syndey Sixers back in the 2014-15 edition of the T20 league when he was a budding name, he played all the 10 games in the season where he scalped 13 wickets. Over the years, the southpaw became a regular feature in both Sixers and NSW’s elevens.
In BBL8 took 16 wickets and in the next version of the Big Bash, he took the same number of wickets at an average of 26.18 and helped the franchise clinch their second BBL title. His performances helped the all-rounder earn his first IPL contract in the 2018 season of the Indian T20 league. Kings XI Punjab franchise bought the Australian for INR 1.4 Crore but he did not make his IPL debut.
He also got his first national call-up in the same season in the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series but the all-rounder wasn’t lucky enough to gain a spot in playing eleven.
Name: Ben Dwarshuis
Nickname: Ben and Dwarsh
Ben Dwarshuis Height (approx.): 6 feet
Weight (approx.): 75 kilograms
Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Date of Birth: 23 June 1994
Ben Dwarshuis Age (as on May 2020): 26 years
Birth Place: Kareela, South Wales
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Test: Not played
ODI: Not played
T20I: Not played
Jersey Number: 27
Major Teams: Kings XI Punjab, New South Wales, New South Wales Under-23s, Sydney Sixers
Ben Dwarshuis IPL Team: Kings XI Punjab (2018)
Ben Dwarshuis BBL Team: Sydney Sixers
Ben Dwarshuis Bowling Stats
List A: Matches – 3 Wickets – 4 Best – 2/69
Average – 38.00 Economy – 7.29
T20: Matches – 58 Wickets – 68 Best – 4/13
Average – 23.55 Economy – 7.85
Runs – 236 Best – 42* Average – 16.85 Strike-rate – 124.86
(As on 16 Dec 2020)
Marital Status: Unmarried
Ben Dwarshuis Wife: NA
Ben Dwarshuis Girlfriend: Courtney Bridge
Ben Dwarshuis Bowling
Lesser Known Facts
• He got his first Australia call-up in 2018 for Trans-Tasman Tri-Series.
• Kings XI Punjab bought him for INR 1.4 Crore for 2018 IPL.