Dawid Malan

Country: England
Born: September 03, 1987, Roehampton, England
Height: 6ft
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Top order Batter

Dawid Malan Bio

Dawid Johannes Malan is an English cricketer known for his powerful left-hand batting and impressive performances in both international and domestic cricket. Born in Roehampton, England, Malan was brought up in South Africa and made his first-class debut for Boland in the 2005-2006 season.

Malan’s talent was evident from an early age. In 2006, as a 20-year-old, he made his first-team debut for Middlesex in a T20 Cup match at The Oval, captivating the audience with his skills. The same year, he played 2nd XI cricket for Middlesex and Worcestershire, showcasing his potential as a formidable batter.

His breakthrough moment came in 2008 when, batting at No. 6, he scored an unbeaten century in a T20 quarter-final against Lancashire, which boasted a strong bowling attack featuring Andrew Flintoff, Glen Chapple, and Dominic Cork. This remarkable performance solidified his position as a rising star in English cricket.

Malan’s Test debut followed a month after his first T20 international appearance in 2017. His initial matches were not extraordinary, but England saw promise in his abilities and opted to include him in the Ashes series in Australia. He rose to the occasion by scoring a century at the WACA, displaying maturity and composure in a challenging environment.

After a disappointment in the 2018 summer, Malan was dropped from the Test side. However, he made a strong comeback in T20 cricket towards the end of 2019. During England’s tour of New Zealand, he recorded the fastest century in T20I at that time, achieving the feat in just 48 balls. His contributions played a significant role in England’s 3-2 series victory.

Malan further established himself as a dominant force in T20 cricket in 2020. He was one of the leading run-scorers in the format, notably delivering impressive half-centuries in South Africa, including an unbeaten 99. His stellar performances helped England secure the top spot in T20I rankings at the end of the year.

In 2021, Malan earned a Test recall and flaunted his batting prowess alongside Joe Root and Ben Stokes in the Ashes. Despite being one of the top-performing batters, he was eventually dropped from the side as England lost the series 4-0.

Malan continued to excel in domestic cricket, topping the run-scoring charts in the 2022 Hundred tournament. He accumulated 377 runs at a strike rate of 167, playing a vital role in Trent Rockets’ title-winning campaign. Although he missed the 2022 T20 World Cup final due to injury, he was part of the victorious England team, becoming the first men’s team to hold both the 50- and 20-over titles concurrently.

Dawid Malan’s cricketing journey exemplifies his resilience and ability to bounce back from setbacks. With his explosive batting style and consistent performances, he has established himself as a key player in English cricket, leaving a lasting impact on the game. As he continues to hone his skills and contribute to the sport, fans eagerly await his future endeavors on the pitch.

Dawid Malan Career Stats

Dawid Malan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 22 39 0 1074 140 27.53 2622 40.96 1 9 146 1 13 0
T20Is 62 60 8 1892 103* 36.38 1428 132.49 1 16 194 62 22 0
ODIs 30 30 4 1450 140 55.76 1488 97.44 6 7 150 32 11 0
FC 212 363 21 13201 219 38.59 24672 53.5 30 68 1779 37 205 0
List A 178 174 25 6561 185* 44.03 7588 86.46 16 32 683 94 62 0
T20s 323 316 47 8789 117 32.67 6798 129.28 5 57 873 276 113 0

Dawid Malan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 22 8 222 131 2 2/33 2/33 65.5 3.54 111 0 0 0
T20Is 62 1 12 27 1 1/27 1/27 27 13.5 12 0 0 0
ODIs 30 2 15 17 1 1/5 1/5 17 6.8 15 0 0 0
FC 212 140 4249 2556 63 5/61 5/61 40.57 3.6 67.4 2 1 0
List A 178 66 1362 1327 41 4/25 4/25 32.36 5.84 33.2 1 0 0
T20s 323 52 567 722 23 2/10 2/10 31.39 7.64 24.6 0 0 0

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