International Youth Representative : Tim Southee

Tim Southee, New Zealand’s renowned cricketer is one of the most valuable players for his team. The youth player, Tim Southee age 34, has played for the New Zealand cricket team in all the formats internationally. His extraordinary skills and calm personality have made him one of the most liked New Zealand cricketer players around the world. 

Starting at a very young age, Tim Southee age was only 19 when he made his debut in all forms of cricket back in the year 2008. He goes by the full name Timothy Grant Southee has been representing the New Zealand country ever since. The cricketer has turned out to be amongst the few youth cricketers who have displayed a great show of their capabilities and skills. 

The right-arm fast-medium bowler has served as a captain for his team in Test matches and vice-captain in T20I format. He became the third New Zealand cricketer to take more than 300 wickets in Tests.

Tim Southee Personal Life

Tim Southee was born on 11th December 1988 in Whangarei, New Zealand, and he was raised in Northland. He went to Whangārei Boys' High School and later went to King’s College in Auckland. He was fond of cricket as well as rugby and has represented the Auckland Secondary School and Northern Region teams.

Tim Southee married his long-time girlfriend and fiance in March of 2022, ahead of the IPL22. Tim Southee's wife 's name is Brya Fahy and the couple has two daughters together. The name of the first Tim Southee daughter is Indie May Southee and the second Tim Southee daughter is named Sloane Ava Southee.

Tim Southee Career

Before making his main debut, Tim Southee represented New Zealand in the Under-19 cricket from 2006-2009. In his Under-19 career, he played a total of 13 one-day cricket matches and a three-match Test series against India in 2007. He took a total of 20 wickets with an average of 18.2, but the Test series was a draw. The 2008 Under-19 World Cup declared Tim Southee as the Man of the Tournament and he rose to fame thereafter.

Tim Southee debut match for the T20 cricket format was on February 05, 2008, against England. His test debut was on March 22, 2008, against England at McLean Park. He took 5 wickets and made 77 off 40 balls with nine sixes in the second innings of his debut test match. Tim Southee debut match in the ODI format was against England on June 15, 2008, at Riverside Ground.

He also made his IPL debut in 2011 playing for the Chennai Super Kings. Southee has been a part of Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kolkata Knight Riders teams in the Indian Premier League over the years. Presently he has been playing for Kolkata Knight Riders since 2021.

Tim Southee Stats 

As per Tim Southee stats from 2008-2023, he has played 94 Test matches and taken over 370 wickets in the Test matches and scored over 10726 runs. In the ODI format, he has taken 210 so far and scored a total of 7027 runs. While in the T20I format, he has taken a total of 141 wickets with 3285 in total.

Tim Southee stats are evidence of the critical wickets he has taken for his team throughout his career. The right-handed lower-order batsman has also played some of the most important innings for his team to make them win. Tim Southee has become an inspiration for aspiring young cricketers by amazing everybody with his astonishing skills and talent on the international platform.

How old is Tim Southee?
Tim Southee is 34 years old currently as he was born on 11th Dec, 1988.
Who is Tim Southee's wife?
Tim Southee is married to Brya Fahy who was his long-term girlfriend.
Which team does Tim Southee play for?
Tim Southee is an international cricketer who plays for New Zealand. In the IPL, he currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders.