Liam Dawson

Country: England
Born: March 01, 1990, Swindon, Wiltshire
Height: 5ft 8in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Allrounder

Liam Dawson Bio

Liam Andrew Dawson is a talented cricket player from England, known for his skills as a spin-bowling all-rounder. Born on March 1, 1990, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, Dawson has had a remarkable career, representing both Hampshire County Cricket Club and the England national cricket team.

Dawson’s cricketing journey began at a young age, and he quickly made a name for himself by displaying his immense talent. He captained the England Under-19 team and showcased his potential as a top-order batsman who could also contribute with his left-arm spin bowling. At just 18 years old, he became the youngest player to score a century for Hampshire, solidifying his position as a promising player.

In 2011, Dawson made his debut for Mountaineers in Zimbabwe, where he impressed everyone by taking figures of 7 for 51. The following year, back in England, he gained widespread attention by dismissing renowned batsman Kevin Pietersen for two golden ducks, a remarkable feat in both a 40-over game and a T20 match. Dawson’s bowling skills played a significant role in Hampshire’s T20 title win that year, taking nine wickets at an excellent average of 24.22.

Over the years, Dawson’s bowling prowess continued to shine, and he became highly regarded for his left-arm spin. In 2016, he earned his first international call-up for the England T20 team against Sri Lanka, followed by an ODI debut against Pakistan later that summer. His exceptional performance in domestic cricket and limited-overs internationals led to his Test debut in Chennai, where he showcased his batting abilities as well, ending the match with an unbeaten 66.

Despite experiencing setbacks in his Test career, including a challenging game at Lord’s against South Africa where he made a pair, Dawson continued to excel in limited-overs cricket. In 2018, his outstanding performances for Hampshire in T20 matches earned him a place in England’s one-day tour to Sri Lanka.

The year 2019 proved to be a successful season for Dawson, as he averaged an impressive 54 runs with the bat and took 14 wickets for Hampshire in the County Championship. His outstanding form secured his place in England’s white-ball squads for tours of the West Indies, Pakistan, and Australia in 2022.

Notably, Dawson enjoyed a remarkable season in the Championship in the following year, taking 49 wickets and scoring 840 runs for Hampshire. His contributions played a significant role in the team’s success, helping them earn eight wins and a commendable third-place finish.

Dawson’s versatility and consistency have been recognized throughout his career, with impressive statistics of over 13,000 runs and 500-plus wickets across all formats for Hampshire. His dedication, skill, and passion for the sport have cemented his status as one of the club’s most celebrated players.

As Dawson continues to hone his craft, he aims to make valuable contributions to both Hampshire and the England cricket team. His journey thus far serves as an inspiration to aspiring cricketers worldwide, highlighting the rewards that come from hard work, perseverance, and talent.

Liam Dawson Career Stats

Liam Dawson Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 2 84 66* 21 197 42.63 0 1 7 1 2 0
T20Is 11 5 1 57 34 14.25 36 158.33 0 0 8 2 2 0
ODIs 6 5 0 63 20 12.6 74 85.13 0 0 4 1 2 0
FC 190 307 31 9239 171 33.47 18306 50.46 14 49 1109 43 196 0
List A 165 134 23 3624 113* 32.64 3825 94.74 3 19 262 61 77 0
T20s 256 183 46 2518 82 18.37 2156 116.79 0 6 180 71 97 0

Liam Dawson Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 3 5 526 298 7 2/34 4/101 42.57 3.39 75.1 0 0 0
T20Is 11 11 204 242 6 3/27 3/27 40.33 7.11 34 0 0 0
ODIs 6 5 264 284 5 2/70 2/70 56.8 6.45 52.8 0 0 0
FC 190 235 19548 9504 296 7/51 12/130 32.1 2.91 66 12 9 2
List A 165 146 6487 5135 172 7/15 7/15 29.85 4.74 37.7 7 2 0
T20s 256 225 4276 5228 198 5/17 5/17 26.4 7.33 21.5 3 1 0

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