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Steve Waugh Wife, Height, Age, Batting Stats, Records, Greatest Captain


Steve Waugh is a Former Australian Legendary professional cricketer born in Campise, Australia. He was commonly known as “Tugga”. He is known for his aggressive nature. He sets the standard of Australian cricket. He was the winning captain of Australian cricket team in 1999, later on, he passed his legacy to another aggressive and legendary captain Ricky Ponting who took the Australian cricket to the heights. Steve Waugh is not only considered as a great captain but also a great batsman for which he was voted for Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1989, Wisden Australia Cricketer of the Year 2000-01, Allan Border Medal 2001.

Steve Waugh
Nickname: Tugga
Profession: Former Australian Professional Cricketer
Autobiography: Out of My Comfort Zone
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 178 cm
Weight (approx.): 73 Kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Grey
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 2-6-1965
Age (as on 2017): 53 years
Birth Place: Campise, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australia
School: NA
College: NA
Educational Qualifications: NA
Signature: NA

Father: Rodger Waugh
Mother: Beverly Waugh
Sister: NA
Brother: Mark Waugh, Danny Waugh, Dean Waugh
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: Non- religious
Address: Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 26 December 1985 v India
ODI: 9 January 1986 v New Zealand
Jersey Number: #5
Domestic/State Team: New South Wales, Somerset, Ireland, Kent
Nature on field: Aggressive
Likes to play against: England
Favourite Shot/Ball: Pull Shot


  • Steve Waugh is a world cup winning captain of Australia 1999.
  • He played 168 test matches and scored 10,927 runs at an average of 51.06.
  • He scored 50 half centuries and 32 centuries in his test career.
  • He also voted as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1989, Wisden Australia Cricketer of the Year 2000-01, Allan Border Medal 2001

Career Turning Point

  • When captained the world cup winning team Australia in 1999

Favourite Batsmen: Allan Border
Favourite Bowler:
Favourite Cricket Ground: MCG
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: NA
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films/TV Show: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA/NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Steve Waugh Wife

Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Steve Waugh Wife name

Lynette Waugh

Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images

Marriage Date: 1990

Net Worth: 2 million Dollar
IPL Earnings: NA

Awards and recognitions

  • He was inducted in Australian Cricket Hall of Fame on 3 February 2009.
  • He was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in  2000.
  • He was also awarded the Australian Cricketer Year award in 2004.
  • He was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday Honour list of 2003.
  • He is considered as an Australian Living Legend.


  • Waugh spot and criticized over “manipulation of the points system” during the Cricket World Cup to ensure his team’s succession

Lesser Known Facts

  • Steve could have been a football player because he started his sports career with Football.
  • Steve credit’s his Mother with the Legendary Competitive Edge He Had
  • Steve Used to Keep Meticulous Tour Diaries
  • steve Has Set Up a Unique Foundation
  • Steve’s Favourite Grub during Matches Used to be Plum Chicken
  • Steve is Actually Elder to Twin Mark by 4 Minutes
  • Steve Has Been Inducted into the Exclusive ‘Australian Living Treasures’ Group
  • Steve Was the Mentor of the Australian Olympics Team at Beijing in 2008

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