Mitchell Swepson Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, BBL, Stats & Facts

Mitchell Swepson Biography – New Australian Leg-spinner who has impressed the likes of Shane Warne with his bowling skills.

Family Background:

Mitchell Swepson was born on October 04, 1993, in Queensland, Australia.

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Mitchell Swepson’s parents

His father’s name is Des Swepson, and his mother’s name is Kylie Swepson.

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Mitch Swepson’s siblings | Ryan (left) and Jordan (Right)

He has two brothers named Ryan Swepson and Jordan Swepson.

Mitchell Swepson Biography:

Mitchell Swepson's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameMitchell Joseph Swepson
NicknameMitch
Date of BirthOctober 04, 1993
Age27 years (in 2020)
NationalityAustralian
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac/Sun SignLibra
Birth PlaceHerston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
SchoolSt Joseph's Nudgee College
CollegeNot known
Physical Stats:
Height
(approx)
5ft. 9"
(1.81 m)
(180 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorLight Brown
Family & Relationships:
FatherDes Swepson
MotherKylie Swepson
SiblingsRyan Swepson and Jordan Swepson
Marital StatusEngaged
GirlfriendJessica Thorpe
Career:
ProfessionCricketer
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleLegbreak
Major Teams Australia, Australia-A, Queensland, Queensland Under-19s, Queensland Under-17s, Brisbane Heat
International
(Test) Debut
-
International
(ODI) Debut
-
International
(T20I) Debut
England vs Australia at Birmingham (June 27, 2018)
First-Class DebutCricket Australia XI vs New Zealanders at Sydney, (October 29, 2015)
List-A DebutNew South Wales vs Cricket Australia XI at Sydney (October 5, 2015)
T-20 DebutSydney Sixers vs Brisbane Heat at Sydney (January 10, 2016)

Cricket Career of Mitchell Swepson:

He started his cricket career by playing for Queensland. Swepson has played different age group level cricket for the team, including under-17s and under-19s level. He also used to play for his college cricket team before becoming a part of the senior Queensland team.

In October 2015, he made his List-A debut for Cricket Australia XI against New South Wales in the Matador BBQs One-Day Cup. He bowled 6 overs in the match but couldn’t get any wicket. Also, in the next innings, he got out at the score of 1 run only.

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The same month, he played his first First-Class match against New Zealanders on Australia’s tour of New Zealand. He didn’t get to bowl or bat in the match, as it ended up in a draw on the second day of the match.

Later, on December 06, 2015, Mitchell Swepson made his debut in Sheffield Shield by playing against New South Wales, representing Queensland. He didn’t get any wicket in his first match of the tournament, however, made a brilliant comeback in his next match and picked 6 wickets against South Australia.

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He finished the tournament with a total number of 17 wickets in his tally.

International Cricket:

Swepson was named as a part of Australia’s Test squad in 2017 against India and Bangladesh in the same year in August 2017. However, he didn’t get to play in any of the series.

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Later, in June 2018, he made his international debut for Australia by playing a T20I match against England. He bowled 4 overs and picked 2 wickets in the match. His maiden T20I wicket came in the form of England’s wicket-keeper batsman Jos Butler.

Cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
T20IsFirst-ClassList-AT20s
Matches3453246
Innings3753146
Wickets41382743
Economy8.303.515.947.69
Best Bowling
(Match)
2/3710/1713/403/14

BBL Cricket:

His quality leg-spin bowling in the 2015 Sheffield Shield tournament helped him to sign a contract with the Brisbane Heat for his very first BBL season. Mitchell Swepson made his debut for Heat on January 10, 2016. Also, he picked two wickets on his debut match.

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Although he played only two matches in his first BBL season, he’s been a regular member of the team since then. In the next season, he played 9 matches for the team and picked 12 wickets in the tournament.

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Mitch with Brad Hogg

Then, in 2017-18 BBL, he played 10 matches and took 5 wickets in the season with the best bowling figure of 3 for 14 runs. In the next two seasons, he picked 9 wickets each season for the Heat. Furthermore, Brisbane Heat retained him for the 2020-21 Big Bash League.

BBL Stats:

BBL Stats
InningsWicketsAverageEconomyBBM5W
2015-162413.807.862-260
2016-1791221.307.502-140
2017-1810549.807.113-140
201811935.308.523-220
20199925.207.323-310

Facts about Mitchell Swepson:

  • Swepson initiated his cricket career as a fast bowler but then turned out to be a leg spinner.
  • Australia’s legendary leg spinner, Shane Warne, has appreciated his bowling skills.
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Mitchell Swepson with his fiancé
  • Mitchell Swepson is engaged to Jessica Thorpe.
  • Mitch claimed a 10-wicket haul against New South Wales in the 2020-21 Sheffield Shield tournament.
  • He also took a hat-trick against Victoria in the 2019 Sheffield Shield.
  • He’s an avid dog lover.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the age of Mitchell Swepson?

Ans: 25 years (in 2021)


Q2: What is the height of Mitchell Swepson?

Ans: 5ft. 9″ (1.80 m) approx


Q3: Who is the girlfriend of  Mitchell Swepson?

Ans: Jessica Thorpe


Q4: Where is Swepson from?

Ans: He is from Queensland, Australia.


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