Josh Little: Biography, Records, Age, Height, Achievements, Family and Career Statistics

Get more information about the profile and biography of Josh Little and the achievements that the cricketer has collected over time.

Joshua Little, who plays for Ireland, is a tall left-arm fast bowler in contrast to his moniker. The bowler, who was born in 1999, is still a young adult and has a bright future. He can surely worry the best batsmen in the world because of his speed. For an older Irish side, a bowler who relies on early air swing and can also induce slight seam movement is unquestionably a raw asset. The list included Little. He debuted with Leinster Lightning in the Inter-Provincial Cup in June 2018, and later that month, he made his first-class debut. He played his first T20I match against Hong Kong on September 5, 2016. Little earned his international debut at the age of only a little bit more than 16, making him the second-youngest player to have done so after Waqas Khan of Hong Kong.

Little was chosen for the 2016 U-19 World Cup by the selection committee due to his potential. Additionally chosen for Ireland’s T20I squad for the series against Afghanistan in India in March 2017, he was had to withdraw due to an upcoming exam. In December 2017, he was named to Ireland’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Throughout the tournament, he led Ireland’s pace attack. In January 2019 in Dehradun, India, he was chosen for Ireland’s T20I and ODI teams against Afghanistan. Little, who recently became a Test nation and has age on his side, has a very promising future if he can maintain his health with consistent performances throughout the years.

Josh Little Biography:

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  • Real Name: Joshua Brian Little
  • Other/Nickname: Josh
  • Profession: Cricketer
  • Batting: Right-handed
  • Bowling: Left-arm fast-medium
  • Josh Little Best Performance: Most wickets taken caught by a wicketkeeper (18)
  • Josh Little Net Worth: $2-5 Million Approx
  • Instagram Handle: @joshlittle13

Josh Little Physical Status: 

  • Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches
  • Weight: 70 Kg Approx
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Brown

Josh Little Personal Life:

  • Date Of Birth: 1 November 1999
  • Place Of Birth: Dublin, Ireland
  • Nationality: Irish
  • College: St Andrew’s College, Dublin
  • Educational Qualification: Graduation
  • Hometown: Dublin, Ireland

Josh Little Family Statistics:

  • Josh Little Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Josh Little Wife: Not Applicable
  • Josh Little Children: Not Applicable
  • Josh Little Parents: Not Applicable
  • Josh Little Siblings: Sisters – Hannah Little and Louise Little
  • Religion: Christian

Josh Little Career Statistics:

  • ODI debut: Ireland vs England at Dublin (Malahide) – May 03, 2019
  • T20I debut: Ireland vs Hong Kong at Bready – September 05, 2016
  • T20 debut: Ireland vs Hong Kong at Bready – September 05, 2016

Josh Little Achievements:

  • Little participated in his debut Twenty20 International (T20I) game against Hong Kong on September 5, 2016. The second-youngest player to ever compete at that level, behind Waqas Khan of Hong Kong, Little made his professional debut at the age of 16, making him the youngest player to do so. Before playing in his first T20I, Little was chosen for Ireland’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup squad in 2016.
  • Little was first chosen for Ireland’s 20-over squad for their series against Afghanistan in India in March 2017. Nevertheless, he was compelled to leave because of his academic responsibilities. In December 2017, he was added to Ireland’s roster for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • Josh Little was a part of Ireland’s T20I squads for the Oman Quadrangular Series in January 2019 and the series against Afghanistan in India.
  • He was a member of the Ireland One Day International (ODI) teams for both the April 2019 one-off game against England and the 2019 Ireland Tri-Nation Series. On May 3, 2019, he took part in Ireland’s first ODI match against England.
  • Little was a part of the 21-person Irish team that departed for England on July 10, 2020, to start a covert training camp in preparation for the ODI series against the England cricket team.
  • Little headed to Bangladesh in February 2021 with the Ireland Wolves team. Little was a member of the preliminary Irish team for the September 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Some of the lesser-known facts about Josh Little are as follows:

  • He is well known for playing only in ODI and T20 international cricket games.
  • Joshua is the first Irish cricket player to take three wickets in a T20I World Cup game.
  • He also plays bowling for the World First International Cricket Team, and he has taken three wickets with his team leading.
  • Since 2016, he has played professional cricket for Ireland.
  • In T20I cricket, Josh has a bowling average of 4/23.

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