Australian cricketer widely regarded as the best wicket-keeper-batsmen in the annals of cricket, he scored a lot more than 5,000 Test runs at the average more than 47. His 17 Check centuries set an archive for wicket-keepers. He performed cricket in senior high school and was provided a scholarship to try out at Richmond Cricket Membership. He produced his ODI debut in 1996 and Check debut in 1999. He earned many accolades in his profession, including Wisden Cricketer of the entire year, International Participant of the entire year, as well as the Allan Boundary Medal. He became the initial Test player going to 100 sixes within a profession, although he was afterwards handed by? Brendon McCullum. He wedded dietitian Melinda Gilchrist. They possess four children jointly called Annie, Archie, Ted and Harrison. He spent a lot of his profession as vice-captain under? Steve Waugh? and? Ricky Ponting.