Mark Steketee is part of Queensland’s impressive roster of right-arm fast bowlers, a testament to the state’s cricketing talent pool. Steketee’s early promise as a fast bowler earned him recognition as a former Australia under-19 representative.
His journey into professional cricket began when he made his debut for the Brisbane Heat in the 2013-14 Big Bash League, a significant milestone for any aspiring cricketer. In the winter of 2014, he further honed his skills by representing the National Performance Squad in the quadrangular one-day tournament.
The turning point in Steketee’s career arrived in 2015 when he made his debut in first-class cricket. His remarkable performance, which included taking seven wickets (3/56 and 4/33) against Tasmania, contributed significantly to the Bulls’ resounding victory. It was a performance that demonstrated his potential and left a lasting impression on the cricketing world.