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Brett Lee: Stats, Lifestyle, Bio, Career, And More…

If you are looking for tall, strong fast bowlers, Australia is the place you must visit. Over the years, the Australian subcontinent has been at the forefront of creating quality fast bowlers. Some prolific names include Dennis Lillee, Jason Gillespie, Glenn McGrath, Mitchell Johnson, and many more. Yet another prolific addition to that list is Brett Lee. Brett Lee is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all three formats of the game. During his international career, Lee was recognised as one of the fastest bowlers in the world. Regarded as the greatest of all time, Brett Lee was blessed with a rare ability to bowl fast along with reverse swing in his armoury

Therefore, let’s take a look into the life of Brett Lee to know more about his career, stats, bio, lifestyle, teams, and more


Name: Brett Lee

DOB: November 8, 1976

Place Of Birth: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Nationality: Australian

Religion: Christianity

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Lee Furlong

Children: Preston (Son)

Family: Shaun Lee (Brother), Bob Lee (Father), Grant Lee (Brother), Helen Buxton (Mother)




ODI Debut: Vs Pakistan, The Gabba, June 2000

Test Debut: Vs India, Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 1999

T20I Debut: Vs New Zealand, Eden Park, February 2005

Brett Lee: Career Highlights

There were times when the opposition trembled at the idea of facing the Australian bowling. Even if they managed to deal with the swing of McGrath and Warner’s leg-spin, facing Brett Lee’s raw pace was the barrier many never could cross.  Masterly with the new ball and equally if not more threatening with the older ball, the New South Wales pacer had every trick in the book which made him a complete fast bowler by all means. Generally, it was the outswinger that was Lee’s major trump card although his pace meant that a searing yorker or a whizzing bouncer was always around the corner.

Though Lee’s success in white-ball cricket was commendable, the latter couldn’t produce the same in test cricket. Although, the Australian quick still managed 300 scalps in Test cricket for Australia.  It was in the Test squad that he got picked first and he celebrated it with a fifer on debut. He maintained the momentum over the next few Tests with a flurry of wickets at a fantastic average and healthy strike rate to make an emphatic statement to the cricketing world.

Lee’s exceptional speeds meant that his variations as a bowler became doubly effective, often foxing the batsmen all ends up with this slower deliveries and off cutters. He had a good repertoire in his arsenal and this was a major reason for his immense success as an ODI bowler. Also, Ricky Ponting’s captaincy saw Lee blooming further. Although he mostly played a supporting role to McGrath and Gillespie, his steady maturity as a pacer soon made him a gun bowler.

Major Teams

  • Australia,
  • Kings XI Punjab,
  • New South Wales,
  • Kolkata Knight Riders,
  • Sydney Sixers,
  • Marylebone Cricket Club,
  • Sydney Thunder,
  • Virgo Super Kings,
  • Ponting XI,
  • Australia Legends

Brett Lee: Stats



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