Will Young cricket – The talented cricketer’s name has been hogging over the headlines for his recent heroics. Hailing from New Plymouth, New Zealand, the right handed batter was born on 22nd November 1992. Young made his domestic debut for Central Districts in the year 2011/12 and after grinding hard in the domestic circuit for many years, he finally was selected for the New Zealand Test team in 2018 but didn’t get to play.
About Will Young
|Height||6ft 2 inches|
|Date of Birth||22nd November 1992|
|Teams||New Zealand, Central Districts, Central Districts A|
He then had to wait long for his turn as he injured himself and then came back into the side in 2020 and finally made his debut for the country in Test cricket against West Indies. In March 2021, Young made his debut for the nation in ODIs and T20Is against Bangladesh and then was named in the Test squad for the India series where he registered his highest score of 89 on Indian soil.
Will Young is the recruit in the New Zealand side and one cannot judge him on the stats in a total of 13 international games. The right-handed batter has played 4 Test matches, scoring 227 runs. He also has played 2 ODIs and 8 T20Is, aggregating 12 and 126 runs respectively. However, his First-Class record depicts about his quality as a player. In 86 FC matches, Young has scored 5506 runs at an average of 42.68 and also has 2110 runs in 63 List A matches. He also has played 80 T20s and has amassed 1869 runs.
(Last Updated: 25 November)
Although there’s no official confirmation about Will Young’s marital status but the opening batter is often seen with girl named Elise Yule. He has also posted several pictures with her on his official Instagram account.
Will young currently represent New Zealand in all three formats of the game. Apart from playing for the senior national team, the right-handed batters have captained New Zealand U-19 team. He also has represented Central Districts, Central Districts A in the domestic circuit.