Tim David: A powerful hitter with a bright future
Tim David is a Singapore-born Australian cricketer who is known for his powerful hitting. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. David was born on March 16, 1996, in Singapore to an Australian father and a Singaporean mother. He moved to Australia with his family at a young age and grew up in Perth.
David started playing cricket at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks of the Western Australia age-group teams. He made his first-class debut for Western Australia in 2018 and his List A debut in 2019.
In 2019, David was selected to play for the Singapore national cricket team. He made his international debut in the T20I format against Malaysia. David played 14 T20Is for Singapore and scored 200 runs at an average of 25.00 and a strike rate of 142.86.
In 2022, David switched allegiance to Australia. He made his T20I debut for Australia in February 2022 against India. David has played 12 T20Is for Australia and scored 294 runs at an average of 32.67 and a strike rate of 176.47.
David has also played in various T20 franchise leagues around the world, including the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Pakistan Super League (PSL), and the Big Bash League (BBL). He is known for his powerful hitting and his ability to clear the ropes with ease.
In 2023, David was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the IPL auction for a sum of INR 8.25 crore. He is expected to play a key role in the team’s batting attack in the upcoming season.
David is still a young cricketer, but he has already made a name for himself with his powerful hitting. He is considered to be one of the most promising young batsmen in the world.
Age: 26 (as of September 20, 2023)
- International Team: Australia
- Domestic Team: Western Australia
- IPL Team: Mumbai Indians
- Playing Role: Batsman
- Batting Style: Right-Handed
- Bowling Style: Right-Arm Off-Break
- T20I Matches: 26
- T20I Runs: 494
- T20I Strike Rate: 168.06
- Highest T20I strike rate by an Australian batsman (168.06)
- Tim David hits a six off Jasprit Bumrah in the IPL
- Tim David scores a century in the BBL
- Tim David takes a brilliant catch in the PSL
Tim David is a powerful hitter with a bright future. He is still a young cricketer, but he has already made a name for himself with his performances in the international arena and the T20 franchise leagues. David is expected to play a key role in the Australian cricket team in the years to come.