Moises Constantino Henriques is a Portuguese-born Australian professional player who is a part of Australia, New South Wales and the Sydney Sixers. A multi-faceted player, he is the first player born in Portugal to represent Australia at an international tournament.
Career in the Under-19s
At the age of 16, Henriques was selected for the Australian U-19 cricket team to play in the 2004 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh He picked up 11 wickets around 19.27 as well as scored 95 at 19.00.
The month of September was 2005. Henriques received a spot in the Australian U-19 team to travel to India for the One Day series against the Indian U-19 cricket team. Although Australia were defeated in the match, under challenging circumstances, Henriques made an impact. He scored 132 at an average 44.00 and took eight wickets in the time of 18.25.
Henriques was appointed as captain for the Australian U-19 squad for in the year 2006’s U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka, and performed to great acclaim while He led his team of Australians into a semi-final spot. He was the standout athlete of the tournament scoring 150 runs in 37.50 and was the leading wicket-taker at the World Cup taking 16 wickets at 10.52 in five matches.
While playing for his time with the Australian U-19 team He was a part of 17 games and took 35 wickets at 15.08 and scoring 377 runs, with the rate of 31.41.
Moises Henriques was the joint top wicket-taker alongside Greg Thompson in the history of the World Cup for Cricket Under-19 having taken 27 scalps.
On the 2nd of January, Henriques made his List A debut for New South Wales against Victoria. He bowled 8 innings of 46 for an enthralling New South Wales victory. His debut, at just 18 years old was the youngest List A debutant for New South Wales. Six days after, Henriques made his Twenty20 debut however, he did not bowl or bat in that match.
He made his debut in the first-class with South Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on the 17th of October 2006. Within a week of this game, Henriques took 5/17 against Queensland using fast bowling. In the process, he was the first New South Wales cricketer to get five wickets in one first-class match as Doug Walterstation was in need because of injury it was the last first-class match Henriques played for more than an entire year. After returning to his fitness and putting in some spectacular results for his team, St George, in Sydney Grade Cricket, he got a spot in the team again.tation required.
- Baseball and it’s rules
- Basketball and it’s rules
- Basque Pelota and it’s rules
- Beach Handball and it’s rules
- Beach Tennis and it’s rulesHe was hired to the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise for $300,000 to participate for the Indian Premier League during the 2009 season. In 2010 he was sold with the Delhi Daredevils in exchange for Manoj Tiwary.
In 2012, he played a in 2012’s English campaign for Glamorgan.
In September 2012, he scored his first century of first-class in just 161 not out from 229 balls in Tasmania at Bankstown.
Since then, he’s been able to deliver some impressive performances using both bat and ball. One recent highlight was the Matador One Day Cup where He scored the record of 131 in the match for the win over Victoria that was the debut List A century. He is head of NSW. He is injured but is expected to be back towards the close of November.
In June of 2015, participating for Surrey in the NatWest T20 Blast match with Sussex Sharks at Arundel Castle, Henriques collided with teammate Rory Burns while attempting to catch a ball. Both players became unconscious in the crash and Henriques was injured by a fractured jaw. Medical staff and ambulances treated the players on the field before transporting them to the hospital. The game was cancelled because of injuries.
Henriques has been injured once more in this 2014-15 Big Bash League season with an occurrence of his leg injury.
Henriques made his international debut in the Twenty20 International against New Zealand in Sydney on the 15th of February in 2009, but was ruled out for just one run. Henriques was called up in the month of October. Henriques received a call-up due to injuries to Brett Lee and James Hopes in Australia’s tour of India. James Hopes had injured his hamstring. However, shortly after Henriques took over in Hopes the same spot and also suffered a strained muscle. The year was 2013. Henriques got selected for Australia’s Test cricket squad during the tour to India making his debut in the test and then he scored his first half-century, scoring 68 runs during the first innings of the test’s first innings, and a further an 81-run score in the second innings. In 2017, he was able to get back in the Australian team for an excursion in England and Wales to compete in the ICC Champions Trophy which was ultimately claimed by Pakistan. After a long 3 years absence from international cricket, Henriques came back into the national team to play in the series between Australia and India at the end of 2020. He also was granted his first test selection after four years playing India in 2020.
The son of the former Portuguese professional footballer Alvaro, Henriques was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal and then moved into Australia together with family when he was one. The school he attended was Endeavour Sports High School in 2004 and while in high school, he played for New South Wales and Australia at both the Under 17 and 19 levels. In 2004, he was a winner of the very first Rexona Australian Youth Cricket Scholarship which was a program backed by Ricky Ponting.]
In the year 2018 Henriques disclosed that his depression. He quit his position from the position of captain for New South Wales.