Will Pucovski Biography – A new talented Aussie cricketer who is making records even after having eight concussions!
Will Pucovski was born on February 02, 1998, in Victoria, Australia. His father, Jan Pucovski, is a sports coordinator in a college in Brighton East. He was also a cricketer who used to be a fast bowler.
His mother’s name is Jules Pucovski. He doesn’t have any siblings, he’s the only child of his parents.
He did his schooling at Brighton Grammar School, Melbourne.
Will Pucovski Biography:
|Will Pucovski's Profile:|
|Full Name||William Jan Pucovski|
|Date of Birth||February 02, 1998|
|Age||22 years (in 2020)|
|Birth Place||Victoria, Australia|
|School||Brighton Grammar School, Melbourne.|
|Family & Relationships|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Major Teams||Australia Under-19s, MCC, Victoria, Victoria Under-23s|
|First-Class Debut||Victoria vs New South Wales at Melbourne (February 1, 2017)|
|List-A Debut||Cricket Australia XI vs Pakistanis at Brisbane (January 10, 2017)|
Cricket Career of Will Pucovski:
Pucovski started playing cricket at a very early age. His father, who himself was a cricketer back then, used to play with him with a tennis ball. Then, he started playing school cricket for Brighton Grammar, and soon after completing his schooling, he joined the Melbourne Cricket Club.
Later, he made his under-19 ODI debut for Australia in the year 2015. He played 3 under-19 ODI matches (all against England Under-19s) in his career in which he scored a total of 7 runs only.
In 2016, he signed a contract with Victorian Bushrangers and started playing cricket for Victoria in domestic cricket. Then, in 2016-17 Under 19 National Championships, Pucovski scored 650 runs in just 8 innings, including 4 consecutive centuries for Victoria Metro. He was also the skipper of the team.
Later, on January 10, 2017, he started his List-A career by playing against Pakistanis for Cricket Australia XI. He made 10 runs in the match before getting out by Hasan Ali.
The same year, on February 01, Will Pucovski made his first-class debut for Victoria against New South Wales in the Sheffield Series. He scored 28 runs in the first innings. He got a head injury while fielding, so he couldn’t bat in the second innings. Also, he missed the whole series and made his comeback after a period of 7 months only.
In 2019, he was selected in Australia’s squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka, but he didn’t get to play in the series. Then, in November 2020, he was again selected for the Test series against India.
And, finally played his first Test against India on January 07, 2021. He scored a half-century in the first innings before getting out by Navdeep Saini and ten runs in the second innings.
Facts about Will Pucovski:
- His father had played for three local teams – Caulfield, Prahran, and Ringwood.
- He’s an avid dog lover.
- He also used to play football during his schooling.
- Will Pucovski’s girlfriend’s name is Emma Stonier.
- He has missed a lot of cricket because of his concussions. He has had a total of eight concussions in his life.
- In 2019, he won the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year award at the Australian Cricket Awards.
- During the 2020-21 Sheffield Series, he scored two consecutive double-centuries (255* & 202) and became the only second cricketer to do so in the history of the tournament.
- Apart from scoring two double-centuries, he has the highest run (486) partnership with Marcus Harris for the first wicket in the Sheffield Shield.
- Melbourne Stars signed him ahead of BBL 2020-21.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is the age of Will Pucovski?
Ans: 22 years (in 2020)
Q2: What is the height of Will Pucovski?
Ans: 5ft. 7″ (1.75 m or 175 cm) approx.
Q3: Who is the girlfriend of Will Pucovski?
Ans: Emma Stonier
Q4: Where is Will Pucovski from?
Ans: Victoria, Australia
Q5: Who is the father of Will Pucovski?
Ans: Jan Pucovski
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