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Kane Richardson

Kane Richardson is an Australian cricketer, who was born on 12th February 1991 in Eudunda, South Australia. He is an Australian International cricketer, who plays domestic cricket for South Australia and Melbourne Renegades.

He has struggled over the years for consistency in many matches, after struggling he made his first-class in (T20) and (ODI). Kane is popularly known for his ability of strict bowling in shorter formats of the games. He is a vegan because he is an animal lover and follows a strict diet routine.

Full nameKane Willam Richardson
BrotherCallan Richardson
WifeNyki Kitching
BirthplaceEudunda, South Australia
HobbiesListening to music, reading, travelling
Marital statusMarried
Age (as in 2020)31 Years

Early life

Kane Richardson was born on 12 February 1991 in Eudunda, South Australia. He is primarily a right-arm medium-fast bowler and bats right-handed as a tail-ender, he has struggled over the years in first-class matches, but being regarded as a white-ball specialist because of his successes in the shorter forms of the game. Since 2013 Richardson has played in International cricket for Australia in both One Day Internationals and Twenty20.

When he was a teenager he played for Australia’s Under-19 team and winning the 2010 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. During his youth career, Richardson played in two youth Test matches and ten youth One Internationals (ODI).

Richardson made international headlines when he was bought by the Pune Warriors in the 2013 IPL player’s auction for 700,000, dollars the third-highest price of any player that season despite the fact he had only played six first-class matches to that point. 

 Richardson made another comeback in the 2015-16 Australian summer when he was again very successful in one-day matches, being named South Australia’s player of the tournament for the Matador Cup. He was named in a 26-man preliminary squad of players to begin training ahead of a possible tour to England but was being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

International Career

Richardson made in headlines in the year 2013 as he was bought by the Pune Warriors India in the Indian Premier League. In this match, he played thrice and took only a couple of wickets. Richardson had a breakout season in 2012-13, particularly in the Ryobi Cup where he took 21 wickets in just five matches with a very good average of 13.8.

In the year 2014 season of IPL, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals and had more success with them, in which he played more than 7 matches and taking 11 wickets. Richardson also made up ground within Australia A in series of matches in Darwin. He impressed Australian selectors to be included in both the T20l and ODI.

Indian Premier League (IPL)

Richardson made his first debut for IPL when he was bought by the Pune Warriors in the 2013 IPL player’s auction and he went on to play just three matches for the Warriors in the 2013 season. He made his Twenty20 International debut for Australia against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in October 2014. In February 2020, Richardson was named in Australia’s ODI squad for their series against New Zealand.


  • Kane Richardson’s full name is Kane William Richardson.
  • His nickname is Richo
  • Richardson was born on 12th February 1991 in Eudunda, South Australia.
  • He was in a relationship and finally got married to Nyki Kitching.
  • He also has a brother name Callan Richardson.
  • Richardson is a vegan because he is an animal lover and follows a strict diet routine.

Media Interference

Kane Richardson is a very hilarious Australian cricketer, he keeps in touch with his loving and caring fans through several platforms like- Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. His twitter ID is ( @KRichardson63) and his Instagram ID is Kane Richardson (@kanericho2). He has a lot of fan following which motivates him to continue with good performance.

This post was last modified on May 28, 2021

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