Brett Lee is a former Australian international cricketer and film actor. Lee is recognised as one of fastest bowler in the world of cricket. Lee featured in the Australian teams that won the 2003 and 2007 World Cups. He announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on 12 July 2012, having played his first Test in 1999.
He is the first player in Twenty20 international cricket to take a hat-trick. He took a hat-trick against Bangladesh in the ICC T20 world cup 2007.
He is the fastest Australian ODI player to take 100 wickets in his 55th match in 2003 at M.C.G.
He was also known as an athletic fielder and useful lower-order batsman, with a batting average exceeding 20 in Test cricket
In his career span of twenty years, he got many awards including 2009 Champions League Twenty20 Player of the Series, 2008 Australian Test Player of the Year, 2006 Wisden Cricketer of the Year and 2000 Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year
Brett Lee is known for his pace and consistently achieving 150 km/h or more. He positions just behind Australian bowler Shaun Tait (161.1kmph) and Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar (161.3 km/h, 100.2 mph) as the speediest bowler in contemporary cricket amid the majority of the 2000s
He was a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team that won the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2012
Lee has written the lyrics for You are the one for me and recorded it with Indian singer Asha Bhosle.
Breet Lee has acted in a bollywood movie “Un-Indian”, it was also his debut movie.