Kane Richardson Wife, Age, Height, Teams, IPL, Jersey Number

Updated on: Sep 19, 2022 12:29 pm IST

Australian cricketer Kane Richardson

Australian fast bowler, who has currently created a buzz in the cricket world with his attacking bowling, Kane Richardson is known for giving batsmen a very hard time on the ground.

Age 31
Wife Nyki Kitching
Height 6 feet 3 inches
Jersey Number 55

Full Name: Kane William Richardson
Nickname: Richo
Role: Bowler
Batting: Right-Handed batsman
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium

Cricket Career

ODI Debut: 13 January 2013 in Australia vs Sri Lanka at Adelaide
T20 International Debut: 5 October 2014 in Australia vs Pakistan at Adelaide
Major Teams: Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Bowling with pace, aggression and a well-directed Yorker, these are the qualities which make Kane a flamboyant cricketer.  Richardson was born in a middle-class family in Eudunda in the countryside of South Australia. He started his career from South Australia when he represented his state in 2009 in KFC T20 Big Bash against Queensland. However, his breakthrough moment came when during 2012-13 Ryobi Cup, he took 21 wickets in only 6 matches making his way to the national team of Australia.

Kane is popularly known for his ability of strict bowling in shorter formats of the game. His career rose to success in 2016 with his excellent performance against India at Canberra. In that series, he took 5 wickets and spare 68 runs leading his team to a series win.

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Even though Kane Richardson has always impressed selectors and his fans with his performances, he had to struggle a lot with his injury. His constant problem in the back created a tough path for him and he is often overlooked because of Australia’s four main fast bowlers including Mitchell Starc, Josh, Pat Cummins and James.

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 12 February 1991
Birth Place: Eudunda, South Australia
Nationality: Australian
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Domestic Teams: South Asutralia, Adelaide Strikers, Pune Warriors (2013), Rajasthan Royals Bangalore (2014), Melbourne Renegades (2017-present)
Religion: Christianity

Kane Richardson Wife

In 2018, he got married to his long-time girlfriend Nyki Kitching. The couple got hitched in Adelaide Hills in an intimate affair accompanied by close family and friends.

Kane Richardson wife

Marital Status: Married
Wife name: Nyki Kitching
Children: N/A

wife of Kane Richardson

Lesser Known Facts

Kane Richardson is a vegan because he is an animal lover and follows a strict diet routine. Once, Richardson even commented on the topic of cricket balls being made with leather, which is an animal product, saying that he would prefer if they were not made with leather.

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