Geoff Marsh

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Cricket Player
Date of Birth December 31, 1958
Place of Birth Australia
Age 61 years old
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Geoff Marsh

Geoffrey Robert Marsh is a former Australian cricketer, coach and selector. He played 50 Test matches and 117 One Day Internationals for Australia as an opening batsman. As the coach of Australia he was in charge when Australia won the 1999 Cricket World Cup in England. He later coached Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.

Full name: Geoffrey Robert Marsh
Born: Dec 31, 1958, Northam, Western Australia
Nickname: Swampy
Batting style: Right-handed
Bowling style: Right arm off-spin
Role: Opening Batsman
Relations: Shaun Marsh (son), Mitchell Marsh (son), Melissa Marsh (daughter)

About Geoff Marsh

Opening batsman who played domestically for Western Australia from 1977-1994, and internationally for Australia from 1985-1992.

Before Fame

He was a very successful youth player before making his first class debut as a 19-year old.


He won the 1987 World Cup as a player, and the 1999 World Cup as a coach.

Family Life

His sons, Mitchell and Shaun, are both accomplished cricketers, while his daughter, Melissa, is a successful basketball player.


One of his sons, Shaun Marsh, also played for Western Australia and Australia.

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