Glenn Phillips Biography : Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Facts & Net Worth

Glenn Phillips Biography 

Full Name Glenn Phillips
Date of Birth 6 December 1996
Birthplace East London, Buffalo City, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 25 years old
Nationality New Zealand
Role Bowler
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right arm off break
T20 Debut 17 February 2017 v South Africa
Test Debut 3 January 2020 v Australia
Weight  77 kgs
Height 5 ft 11 in

Glenn Phillips Early Life

Glenn Phillips, the New Zealand international, was born in South Africa and he spent his early childhood days in the African continent. However, the player and his family decided to move to New Zealand when he was five years old.

Glenn Phillips Family:

Glenn Phillips and his parents moved to the Oceania region in 2001. The player is survived by a sibling and his name is Dane Phillips. Donovan Juan Grobbelaar is the brother-in-law of the Kiwi player.

Glenn Phillips Domestic Career

Glenn Phillips made his debut in List A in January 2015. He started the game in the Ford Trophy and that was his first List A-game. The player caught the attention with his swashbuckling century in the second game.

Phillips made his T20 debut against Otago Volts in the Super Smash. He was the highest run-scorer that season with 369 runs. Following this run of games, the player made his first-class debut in March 2017 in Plunket Shield season against Canterbury.

The player got the contract from Auckland for the 2018/19 season. He joined Jamaica Tallawahs in 2020 and Welsh Fire in the first season of The Hundred. He is all set to make his debut for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2022 tournament.

Glenn Phillips International Career

Following his impressive performances in domestic cricket, the player was called for the national team. After Martin Guptill got injured in the series against South Africa, he made his T20 international debut against South Africa at Eden Park. He was named for the series against India for the ODI but he did not feature in the game. The player made his test debut in 2020 against Australia after Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls were ruled out due to flu-like symptoms.

In the second T20 game against West Indies after the first wave of the pandemic, Glenn Phillips scored his T20I century. Following his impressive performances, he was awarded the central contract. He was named to New Zealand’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.


Glenn Phillips Stats

Glenn Phillips Batting and Fielding averages

Matches Innings Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s
Test 1 2 52 52 26 119 43.7 0 1 6
T20I 35 30 644 108 25.76 460 140 1 2 43
IPL 3 3 26 14 13 33 78.79 0 0 1

Glenn Phillips Bowling averages

Matches Innings Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg 5W 10W
Test 1
T20I 35 5 68 2 1/11 1/11 8 34 0 0
IPL 3 2 20 1 1/17 1/17 10 20 0 0
Glenn Phillips Facts and Achievements
  • Despite his swashbuckling batting, Glenn Phillips is yet to make a huge impact on the cricketing stage.
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