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George Bailey (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More


George Bailey
(Australian Cricketer)

George Bailey is an Australian Cricketer and a former limited overs skipper who has led Australia for a brief period of 2 years ranging from 2012 to 2014. He is the great-great-grandson of George Herbert Bailey who has represented Tasmania in 15 first-class matches. A busy cricketer Bailey has represented many domestic teams and T20 franchise all over the world which includes IPL teams like Chennai Super Kings, Kings Xi Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiant. He has also captained Kings XI Punjab for 2 years and under his leadership the Punjab franchise reached the final of the 2014 IPL where they lost to the eventual champions Kolkata Knight Riders in a high scoring thriller. He has played most of his cricket for Tasmania alike his grandfather and was named Tasmania’s best player in the year 2017-2018 and also won the Ricky Ponting medal for the first time in his elusive domestic career.

George Bailey
Nickname: Smiley, Geronimo, Hector
Profession: Australian Cricketer
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight (approx.): 75 Kgs
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 7th September 1982
Age (as on 2018): 36 years
Birth Place: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian
School: Launceston Church Grammar School
College: NA
Educational Qualifications: NA

Social Media
Facebook page: @GeorgeBailey
Twitter: NA
Instagram: NA

Father: John Bailey

Mother: NA
Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: Catholic
Address: Tasmania, Australia

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 21st November 2013 vs England
ODI: 16th March 2012 vs Windies
T20: 1st February 2012 vs India
Jersey Number: #2 (International) and #10 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team: Tasmania, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Stars, Scotland, Hampshire, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex, Rising Pune Supergiant, Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Vikings
Nature on field: Calm
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot/Ball: NA

Career Turning Point

  • After being named in the Australian side for 2013-2014 Ashes Series,


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Hobbies: Playing Golf
Favourite Batsmen: NA
Favourite Bowlers: NA
Favourite Cricket Ground: Blundstone Arena, Hobart
Favourite sports Commentator: NA
Favourite Food: Thai Cuisine
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destination: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA/NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: Katie Upton

Marriage Date: April, 2017
Children: NA

Net Worth: $28 Million
Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: NA
T20 Fee: NA
IPL 11: NA

Awards and recognitions

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  • He had a miffed controversy with one of Australia’s broadcaster Channel nine in the 2012-2013 summer.

Lesser Known Facts

  • He holds a unique record of representing Australia on his debut game as a captain. His International T20 debut in 2012 was as a captain.
  • He has an ability to throw the ball from both hands, he learned throwing from his left hand when his right arm was injured.
  • He is one of those cricketers who made his International debut after playing a lot of domestic cricket. He was 29 when he played his first game in Australian colours.

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