Simon Katich is a former Australian Cricketer and captain of New South Wales team till the year 2007. He also played for Indian Premier League team, Kings XI Punjab. He is a left-handed batsman and left-arm china man bowler. Before retirement, he has played 56 Test Match for Australia. In 2012, he retired from first-class cricket, Australia and joined the team Western Australia in 2013.
Height: 1.82 Meter
Marital Status: Married (Georgie Willis)
Children: Son: Xavier Katich
Parents: Father: Vince and Mother: Kerry
Net Worth: N/A
His major source from his from his profession cricket. Apart from that different, advertisement and TV shows contributes to significant part of his income. He was one of the contestants of the famous TV show ‘Celebrity MasterChef Australia’ which has also contributed to his income.
His full name is Simon Mathew Katich. He was born in Middle Swan, Western Australia. He completed his education in Bachelor Degree of Commerce from the University of Western Australia. His father was a police detective and mother was a housewife who taught him cooking. He had an intense curiosity in cooking and he was one of the semi-finalist contestants in the ‘Celebrity Master Chef Australia’. He has a health deformity called Anosmia. Simon married to Georgie Willis in the year 2006 became parents of a son child Xavier in the year 2011.
Katich became an Australian Cricket Academy scholarship holder in 1996 and started his career as a professional cricketer for the state team of Western Australia in the same year. He has scored a brilliant 1039 first class runs in his first season. He groomed himself in batting the most and after that, he inclined towards spin bowling. He made his first test match debut in the year 2001 making a tour to the match in England. His best batting skills were highly praised in the match with India in 2004. He started his one-day cricket in the year 2005-2006. Due to his slow performance in One Day International, he was not selected in the 15-man squad to play in West Indies. He has done the best performance as a captain in New South Wales Team and won the Champions League 20-20 in 2010. He has made a number of centuries in Test Cricket, One Day International, Twenty 20, First Class Cricket and different years. He retired from the team named Perth Scorchers as his last team and he is portion as the Football Operations Manager of Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL club.