|Full name||Mitchell Ross Marsh|
20 October 1991 |
Attadale, Western Australia, Australia
|Height||193 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Batting style||Right-handed bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Relations||GR Marsh (father)
SE Marsh (brother)
M Marsh (sister)
|Only ODI (cap 190)||19 October 2011 v South Africa|
|ODI shirt no.||8|
|T20I debut (cap 54)||16 October 2011 v South Africa|
|Last T20I||3 February 2012 v India|
|T20I shirt no.||8|
|Domestic team information|
|2009–||Western Australia (squad no. 10)|
|2011||Pune Warriors India|
|Source: Cricinfo, 02 August 2013|
Mitchell Ross 'Mitch' Marsh (born 20 October 1991 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Western Warriors and Pune Warriors in the IPL. He is a Wesley College Old Boy and holds the record for most runs in one Darlot Season, while Shaun Marsh, his older brother, holds the highest Darlot average. He is a middle order batsman who bats right-handed and is a medium fast bowler. He is the son of former Australian vice-captain and coach Geoff Marsh.
Marsh made his debut for the Warriors at the age of 17 in February 2009 in a Ford Ranger Cup game at Bunbury. He became the youngest ever player in an Australian domestic one-day game and Western Australia's youngest debutant for 70 years. In April 2009, he was given the opportunity to play for Australia's Under 19s squad against India, in Australia.
Marsh was handed the captaincy for the 2010 U-19 Cricket World Cup. Under his leadership Australia won the tournament, Marsh having a successful tournament scoring 201 runs, including a match winning 97 in the semi-final against Sri Lanka.
Marsh was selected by the Sahara Pune Warriors, who are coached by his father, Geoff Marsh, for US$ 290,000 in the IPL Auction 2011. He played in five matches, scoring a total of 50 runs and taking 7 wickets.
In September 2011, he was named in Australia's Twenty20 squad to tour South Africa. Later, when Brett Lee withdrew due to injury, he was added to the Australian One Day International squad as well. On 16 October he made a spectacular début for Australia in the second Twenty20 match, scoring 36 runs including four sixes, three of which were hit in the final over of the Australian innings.
- "Mitch Marsh". perthscorchers.com. Perth Scorchers. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- History in the Making This Sunday at Hands Oval; 6 February 2009
- 2011 IPL statistics
- Mitch Marsh named in Aust T20 side
- Mitchell Marsh to stay on for Lee
- Mitchell Marsh gets Australia to 147
- Clarke, Tim Multi-talent Marsh paves way to pro-cricket; WA Today; 6 February 2009