Cricket Sports

Josh Philippe Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Sister, Girlfriend, Stats & Facts

Josh Philippe Biography: Young-Gun Australians’ journey from his house backyard to Sydney ground!

Family Background:

Josh Philippe was born on the 1st of June, 1997, in Subiaco, Australia. His father, Steve Philippe, is a former cricketer and has been the coach of Western Australia Women’s side from 2006 to 2011.

josh-philippe-parents

Josh Philippe with his parents

His mother, Leanne Philippe, is also a former cricketer who used to open the batting for Western Australia in 1986-87.

josh-philippe-sister-emma-philippe

Josh Philippe with his sister

Josh has a twin sister named Emma Philippe. She is a professional athlete. She has also represented Australia in the World Youth Championships and World Under-20 Championships in paul vault.

Josh’s Early Life:

Josh Philippe started off playing cricket with his family only in the backyard of his house. He used to play with his sister, father, and grandfather. He would bat and bowl too, but his father always wanted him to be a wicket-keeper batsman.

josh-philippe-biography-age-height-family-career-facts

Later, he admitted to a local cricket club. Then, he started playing his District level cricket at the age of five or six with the Warwick Greenwood Cricket Club.

He was also part of the Talented Athlete Program of Western Australia Cricket Associationย  (WACA) when he was 13 years old. Later, he played at Under-15s, Under-17s, Under-19s, and Under-23s age-level cricket for Western Australia.

Advertisement

Education:

He completed his schooling from Carine High School, Western Australia.

Josh Philippe Biography:

Josh Phillipe's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameJoshua Ryan Philippe
Nickname Josh
Date of BirthJune 01, 1997
Age22 years (in 2020)
NationalityAustralian
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac/Sun SignNot known
Birth PlaceSubiaco, Western Australia, Australia
SchoolCarine High School, Western Australia
CollegeNot known
Physical Stats:
Height5ft 8"
(177 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorGray
Family & Relationships:
Father

Occupation
Steve Philippe

Former cricketer & Coach
Mother

Occupation
Leanne Philippe

Former cricketer
SiblingsTwin sister (Emma Philippe)
Marital StatusNot married
Girlfriend

Occupation
Clarissa Fourie

Nursing
Career:
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleWicketkeeper batsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling Style-
Major TeamsWestern Australia Under-23s, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers, Scarborough, Western Australia XI
International
(Test) Debut
-
International
(ODI) Debut
-
International
(T20I) Debut
-
First-Class DebutTasmania vs Western Australia at Hobart (February 16, 2018)
List-A Debut Western Australia vs New South Wales at Perth (September 18, 2018)
T-20 DebutSydney Sixers vs Perth Scorchers at Sydney (December 23, 2017)

Philippe’s Cricket Career:

Josh Philippe came into the limelight after hitting 88 runs off 92 balls in a warm-up game representing WA XI against England. Prior to that splendid knock, he had not opened the batting since he played for WA Under-15s. Facing bowlers like James Anderson and Stuart Broad in the match really boosted his confidence.

One and a half months later, he made his T20 debut for Perth Scorchers opposite Sydney Sixers in the 2017-18 BBL. He scored 7 runs off 10 balls before getting caught-out by Sean Abbot.

josh-philippe-biography-cricket-career-stats-facts

In February 2018, Philippe made his First-Class debut for Western Australia against Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield Series. He scored 11 runs in the first innings and 74 runs including 16 boundaries in the second innings.

Later, in September, he started his List A career for WA opposite New South Wales at Perth, where he made 59 runs off 59 balls including 5 fours and 2 sixes on his debut match.

BBL Career:

Josh Philippe made his debut in BBL for Perth Scorchers in the 2017-18 season. That was the only game he played for the Scorchers. Later, Sydney Sixers signed him for the next season. Interestingly, Josh played his first match for Sixers only against Scorchers. He made his maiden BBL fifty against Hobart Hurricanes, as he scored 86* off 49 balls.

Advertisement

josh-philippe-biography-BBL-career-stats-facts

Josh started off his 2019 BBL season with 81* opposite the Scorchers. He played 16 innings in that season and scored 487 runs at the strike-rate of 129.87 including five half-centuries.

Apart from BBL, Josh Philippe is going to appear in the Indian Premier League, as he was signed by the RCB for the 2020 IPL.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket:
Batting Stats:
First-ClassList-AT20s
Matches191332
Innings361332
Runs988446798
H.S.1046586*
Average28.2234.3033.25
100s/50s1/70/50/7

Facts about Josh Philippe:

  • RCB bought Philippe for INR 20 lakhs ahead of the 2020 IPL.
  • Josh Philippe’s sister Emma is a professional athlete.
josh-philippe-girlfriend

Josh Philippe with his girlfriend

  • Philippe is dating 22-year old Clarissa Fourie who is currently studying nursing.
  • During trial matches for Western Australia, he batted at the ninth position after Mitchell Marsh and Stoinis.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the height of Josh Philippe?

Ans:ย 5ft 8″ (177 cm)


Q2: What is the age of Josh Philippe?

Ans:ย 22 years (in 2020)

Advertisement

Q3: Who is the girlfriend of Josh Philippe?

Ans: Clarissa Fourie


Q4: Who is the sister of Josh Philippe?

Ans: Emma Philippe


Social Media Accounts:

mayank-markande-facebookmayank-markande-twittermayank-markande-instagram

 

 

Advertisement

 

 

I hope you liked the Biography of Josh Philippe and if you have any queries regarding this post, kindly let us know in the comment box.

If you find this Post share-worthy, kindly share it with your friends and the loved ones.
Thank you.

About the author

admin

2 Comments

Leave a Comment