All About Riley Meredith and his Cricket Ball Career

Riley Meredith is an international Cricketer for Australia. He was born on 21 June 1996 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. He is a right-arm fast bowler who played for the Hobart Hurricanes, before coming to the Mumbai Indians. He is known for his ability to take wickets in the Power-play and at the death. He can consistently bowl at a pace above 140kph. However, he has a right-hand batting style.

Riley Meredith made his domestic debut at the age of 21 against a visiting Pakistan team in January 2017, he played for Cricket Australia XI. He has participated in all three cricket formats. He has played in the List A, Twenty20, First Class, One day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.

The professional cricketer has engaged different cricket teams since he started cricket gaming. He has been part of Horbat Hurricanes, Tasmania, Punjab kings, and now he is part of the Mumbai Indians.

Personal information of Riley Meredith

FULL NAMESRiley Patrick Meredith
NICKNAMERiley Meredith, Rizcat
DATE OF BIRTH21 June 1996 
PLACE OF BIRTHHobart, Tasmania,
NATIONALITYAustralia
PROFESSIONCricket player
ROLEBowler
BATTING STYLERight-hand
BOWLING STYLERight- arm fast
AGE25years
RELIGIONChristianity

Achievements of Riley Meredith his Cricket Career.

  • Riley Meredith made his List A debut for Cricket Australia XI against Pakistanis during their tour of Australia on 10 January 2017.
  • He made his first-class debut for Tasmania in the 2017–18 Sheffield Shield season on 13 November 2017.
  • He made his Twenty20 debut for the Hobart Hurricanes in the 2017–18 Big Bash League season on 1 February 2018.
  • He was bought by Punjab Kings ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League in February 2021.
  • He was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament in February 2022.
  • He was included in the touring party to England as part of a 26-man Preliminary squad on 14 August 2020.
  • He got selected in Australia’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand in January and made his T2OI debut on 3 March 2021.
  • He got named in Australia’s limited-overs squad for their tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh in June 2021.
  • He made his One Day International (ODI) debut on 22 July 2021, for Australia against the West Indies.

Family information of Riley Meredith

Riley Meredith is the son of Karen Meredith (mother). He has a brother named Daniel Meredith and a sister named Morgan Meredith.

He is not married. He has a girlfriend named Maddie Gowans.

Riley Meredith Career summary of all formats

ODI Career of Riley Meredith

Riley Meredith first entered into the One Day International (ODI) matches in July 2021. He represented his national team against the West Indies. However, the match got suspended after the toss took place, following a positive test for COVID-19 from a cricket fun member of the West Indies team then played after two days when there was no more Covid-19 case report. He has since played.

T2OI Career of Riley Meredith

Riley Meredith joined the international matches of Twenty20 in January 2021 season against New Zealand. He has played in five T2OI match and managed to bag eight wickets at a bowling average of 23.50, and bowled 113 balls by march 30 2022.

The First-Class career of Riley Meredith

Riley Meredith made his first appearance in the First-class debut after he had gone through the U-23 category matches. He made it for Tasmania in the 2017-2018 Sheffield Shield Series in November 2017. He has played in a total of 21 FC matches as of March 30, 2022, and managed a total score of 124 runs at a batting average of 13.77. He has taken 58 wickets and bowled 3308 balls at a bowling average of 34.50.

T2O Career of Riley Meredith

Riley played for Hobart Hurricanes in the starting Twenty20 match during the Big Bash League series in February 2018. He has played 55 matches as of March 31, 2022. He has a total score of 23 runs at a batting average of 3.83. He has taken 71 wickets in 1187 balls bowled at a bowling average of 23.36.

Riley Meredith Career Averages

 BATTING STATS


GAME TYPEMINNRUNSBFNOAVGSR100s50sHS4s6sCTST
ODIs110010000000
T20Is500000000000
T20s5510232343.83100.000041070
LISTAs2412186296.0029.0300500100
FIRSTCLASS21271244191813.7729.59002015140

BOWLING STATS


GAME TYPEMINNOVERSRUNSWKTSAVGECOBEST5Ws10Ws
ODIs1153607.20000
T20Is5518.5188823.509.983/4800
T20s5555161.516597123.368.384/2100
LISTAs242418910813332.755.274/4200
FIRSTCLASS2135505.220015834.503.625/9810

IPL Team and IPL career of Riley Meredith

Riley Meredith bagged his maiden IPL contract at the Indian Premier League Auction 2021 from the Punjab Kings Team. The Mohali-based franchise spent INR 8 crore to take Meredith in IPL 2021. However, there came war before Punjab Kings took him as the Delhi Capitals wanted to sign Meredith. He got hired by the Mumbai Indians to play in the 2022 IPL.

The net worth of Riley Meredith

The net worth of Riley Meredith is approximately $4 million. His net contributing factors are the earnings from his cricket profession and the Brand Endorsements. However, his net worth is expected to rise because he is still young with a promising future.

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FAQ

  1. What is the Date of Birth of Riley Meredith?

June 21, 1996.

  • What is the name of the father of Riley Meredith?

The name of the father of Riley Meredith is not known.

  • What Indian Premier League team owns Riley Meredith in 2022 IPL?

Riley Meredith is owned by the Mumbai Capitals for 2022 IPL.

  • What is the Bowling style of Riley Meredith?

Riley Meredith has a right arm fast bowling style.