Josh Davey

Country: Scotland
Born: August 03, 1990, Aberdeen
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Josh Davey Bio

Joshua Henry Davey, popularly known as Josh Davey, is a talented cricket player hailing from Scotland. Born in Aberdeen, he showcased his bowling skills from an early age and was soon recognized by Middlesex, who gave him his county debut at the age of 19.

Davey’s prowess with the ball was evident when he made his ODI debut in 2010, the same year as his first county appearance. He made an immediate impact by taking 5 for 9 against Afghanistan, which were Scotland’s best ever bowling figures in ODI cricket at the time. In 2012, he played an instrumental role in Scotland’s victory over Bangladesh in a T20 international, marking their first ever win over an ICC Full Member.

Despite his early success, Davey’s career took a slight downturn when he failed to capitalize on his potential during his time at Middlesex. Consequently, he was released by the county at the end of 2013 and subsequently joined Somerset.

The move to Somerset proved to be a turning point in Davey’s career. He earned a summer contract and made a strong comeback, delivering an impressive performance in the rain-reduced ODI against England, taking 3 for 28 from his four overs. He continued to exhibit consistent and outstanding bowling performances for Scotland throughout the summer of 2014, including a remarkable return of 6 for 28 against Afghanistan, which was the best ODI bowling display by a non-Test player.

Davey’s remarkable performances secured him a place in the final 15 for the World Cup. Although he made his first-team debut for Somerset in 2015 and had limited appearances in subsequent years, he excelled in the white-ball formats, becoming an integral member of the squad. In 2019, his excellent bowling skills proved crucial in Somerset’s victory in the Royal London Cup, where he took 14 wickets, including the scalps of both Hampshire openers in the final.

Davey continued to represent Scotland in international tournaments, showcasing his skills in the T20 World Cups of 2021 and 2022. In the 2021 tournament, he played a pivotal role in securing Scotland’s place in the Super 12s with eight wickets in three matches, although an injury limited his participation in the later stages of the tournament.

With his consistent performances and valuable contributions to Scottish cricket, Davey has established himself as a prominent figure in the sport. His journey from being a fringe player at Somerset to an integral part of the team is a testament to his hard work, dedication, and immense talent.

As Josh Davey continues to make strides in his cricket career, he remains a formidable force with his exceptional bowling skills, making him a valuable asset for both Scotland and Somerset in their respective campaigns.

Josh Davey Career Stats

Josh Davey Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 31 16 8 115 24 14.37 88 130.68 0 0 7 4 15 0
ODIs 31 28 6 497 64 22.59 742 66.98 0 2 45 2 10 0
FC 66 99 26 1483 75* 20.31 3257 45.53 0 5 199 9 20 0
List A 93 72 17 1280 91 23.27 1885 67.9 0 6 104 5 27 0
T20s 87 43 27 338 24 21.12 255 132.54 0 0 27 9 39 0

Josh Davey Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 31 30 653 887 37 4/18 4/18 23.97 8.15 17.6 2 0 0
ODIs 31 29 1301 1082 49 6/28 6/28 22.08 4.99 26.5 1 2 0
FC 66 109 8550 4099 182 5/21 8/51 22.52 2.87 46.9 7 4 0
List A 93 83 3470 3071 117 6/28 6/28 26.24 5.31 29.6 3 2 0
T20s 87 78 1546 2270 107 4/18 4/18 21.21 8.8 14.4 4 0 0

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