Matthew wade from a carpenter job to hero of australian cricket who took his team to t20 world cup 2021 final


New Delhi. The discussion of Australia’s wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade is among every cricket fan today. The way Wade played an important role in leading Australia to the final of the T20 World Cup, he is being considered no less than a hero. Very few people would know that when Wade was dropped from the team about 4 years ago, he started working as a carpenter.

In the semi-final match of the T20 World Cup played against Pakistan in Dubai, Wade scored an unbeaten 41 off 17 balls. He targeted Pakistan’s star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and hit 3 consecutive sixes in the 19th over of the innings, giving the team a ticket to the final and Pakistan out of this World Cup.

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Earlier, doubts were being raised whether Matthew Wade would be included in the Australian team before the T20 World Cup. Although he also got a chance and he also proved himself. Chasing the target of 177 runs, the Australian team had at one point lost its 5 wickets till the score of 96 runs. Some people had even predicted Pakistan’s victory, but Wade and Marcus Stoinis made an unbeaten partnership for the sixth wicket and gave Australia victory with 1 over left.

Wade proved his mettle and played a fine finisher. It would be surprising to know that there was a turning point in Matthew Wade’s career when he was dropped from the Australian team. He had to become a carpenter to make a living. Matthew Wade had lost all hope for his cricketing career and it seemed to him that everything was over.

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He did not see his future in cricket when he was dropped for the series against Bangladesh in 2017-18. He said that after he was dropped from the Australian team for the series against Bangladesh, he thought his cricketing career was over. He returned to his home in Tasmania and started working as a carpenter.

33-year-old Wade has played 36 Tests, 97 ODIs and 54 T20 Internationals so far. He has a total of 1613 runs in Tests with the help of 4 centuries and 5 half-centuries and 1867 runs in ODIs with the help of 1 century and 11 half-centuries. He has scored a total of 3 half-centuries in T20 International format and has 729 runs to his name.

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