Australian left-arm fast bowler, Jason Behrendorff a.k.a. Jason Paul Behrendorff, who is listed with Western Australia in Australian domestic cricket along with the Perth Scorchers, was born on 20 April 1990. He was born in New South Wales and brought up in Canberra.
For the Australian Capital Territory, Behrendorff played representative cricket at both junior and senior levels. Behrendorff appeared in the grade cricket competition of the Australian Capital Territory along with representation in the match against the New Zealand national cricket team for the Prime Minister’s XI in 2009.
|Full Name||Jason Paul Behrendorff|
|Birthday||20 April 1990|
|Age||32 years (As in 2022 )|
|International T20 Debut||October 7, 2017|
|Net Worth||214.53 Crore|
He succeeded in putting an impressive front on the state selectors during a trial match and joined Western Australia for the 2009-10 season. Following this season, he made his state level debut where he played many matches post injuries to his fellow fast bowlers.
Since then, Jason played as a regular for Western Australia. During the 2012-13 season of the BBL, Behrendorff made his debut for the Perth Scorchers and the team won titles one after the other during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons.
In the 2010-11 Ryobi One-Day Cup, his outstanding form enabled him to make his List A debut in the Futures League for Western Australia against Tasmania at Hands Oval. Finishing with 1/18 from five overs, Behrendorff dismissed Mark Cosgrove in the match with the first ball of Tasmania’s innings. Injuries to some fast bowlers led Behrendorff to play at a regular pace at state level in the following season, where he took 4/76 during his Sheffield Shield debut in November 2011 against Victoria.
Jason Behrendorff marked an end to the 2011-12 season. The stats said that it finished with 13 wickets from five Shield matches and five wickets from five Ryobi One-Day Cup matches. More often than not, Jason competed with Nathan Coulter-Nile for a regular spot in the side. He also received the award of “Future Legend” at the Western Australian Cricket Association’s award evening.
In August 2014, Jason Behrendorff joined the Australia A team against South Africa A in Townsville in a series of four One-Day matches. He played for the Scorchers in 2014-15 BBL season as a member of the winning team. They marked a moment in history by winning their second title one after the other. He performed remarkably well by taking 15 wickets from ten matches.
During the tournament, he bowled 40 overs and completed his allocation in each game. His wickets were at an average of 16.73 and had an economy rate of 6.27 runs in each over. This was only defeated by four spinners, Shakib Al Hasan, Michael Beer, Fawad Ahmed and Brad Hogg. Jason Behrendorff joined Australia’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad against India in August 2017. He debuted for Australia T20I against India on 7 October 2017.
Jason Behrendorff made his One Day International debut on 12 January against India taking two wickets at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He received a place in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He took his first five-wicket haul in ODIs on June 25, 2019, against England.
Jason Behrendorff joined the Mumbai Indians before the 2018 IPL tournament. Due to an unfortunate back injury, he did not play in the whole tournament. He joined the team again in the next year. Jason played his IPL debut against the Chennai Super Kings on 3 April 2019.
A year later, left the Mumbai Indians squad. Ahead of the 2021 IPL season, Jason Behrendorff joined the Chennai Super Kings squad where he replaced Josh Hazelwood under the captaincy of Ravindra Jadeja. Then he joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.