Dawid Malan Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Dawid Johannes Malan, popularly known as Dawid Malan was born in London, England on 3 September 1987. Dawid Malan is an English left-hand batter who can also bowl right-arm leg break spin. Dawid Malan is an aggressive English opener who has been a part of the England team in all the formats of cricket for almost the past 4-to 5 years. Malan is wildly known as a limited-overs specialist batter and has also performed well in the shortest format of cricket. David Malan reached the top ranking in the T20I format in 2020 and also gained the highest rating ever in the T20I format. Dawid Malan has also played in the Indian Premier League. Dawid Malan was part of Punjab Kings in the season 2021 but was released after the season.

Dawid Malan Early Life and Education

Dawid Malan started off playing cricket at the age of 7 years. He shifted to South Africa with his family and visited Paarl Boy’s High School in Boland. He developed his cricketing skills in South Africa. Malan played many matches for his school team as well as club level matches and helped them winning the tournaments with his all round performances. He got picked up in the Boland junior team and played many matches for them.

Dawid Malan International Debut

Dawid Malan Test Debut – 27 July 2017 against South Africa

Dawid Malan ODI Debut – 3 May 2019 against Ireland

Dawid Malan T20I Debut – 15 June 2017 against South Africa

Dawid Malan Career

Dawid Malan Domestic Career

Dawid Malan started off his domestic career while playing for Boland in South Africa. He played in 2005-06 for Boland and MCC Young Cricketers in year

2006. Later, he returned back to England to get more opportunities in his cricketing career. Dawid Malan joined Middlesex in July 2006 and made his debut in a T20 match against Surrey.

In 2007, Dawid Malan was picked up for the second XI County Championship and he smashed 969 runs ending with the highest run scorer of the tournament for the season.

In 2008, Dawid Malan made his first class debut against Kent and scored 132 runs in the match.

In a T20 match in 2008, Dawid Malan became the first batter to score a century batting at number 6 in the shortest format.

Dawid Malan also played first-class cricket in Dhaka Premier League for 2 seasons in 2013-14 and 2014-15.

In 2018, Dawid Malan was appointed as the full-time captain of the Middlesex County Club in all the formats of club for the season.

In 2019, Malan stepped down of the captaincy and joined Yorkshire with a contract of 4 years. In 2020, Dawid Malan smashed his maiden double century in first-class cricket.

Dawid Malan has played 200 first-class matches and scored 12,131 runs including 27 centuries and 63 half centuries. He has taken 63 wickets with the best bowling figures of 5/61 in a match.

Dawid Malan International Career

Dawid Malan made his International Debut in a T20I match against South Africa on 25th June 2017. Malan had a dream debut an scored 78 runs in the match and helped his team in winning the match. He also won Player of the match award.

After some decent performances in T20I series, he was selected in the Test series against South Africa and made his debut in 27th July 2017. However, he didn’t manage to score much run in the debut test series.

In the Test series against West Indies few months later, Dawid Malan scored his maiden half century and helped his team in winning the match.

During the Ashes 2017, Dawid Malan smashed his maiden century and that was the first 100 in the series from any English batter.

Dawid Malan continued his remarkable performances in the T20I cricket but later he was dropped from the Test side due to inconsistent performances.

In May 2019, Dawid Malan made his ODI debut against Ireland and scored 24 runs in the match.

In November 2019, Dawid Malan smashed second fastest century in T20I cricket by an English batter.

Within three years of his debut, Dawid Malan claimed the top ranking the T20I cricket that too with the highest rating points in the history of T20 cricket.

In March 2021, Dawid Malan scored his 1000th T20I run and became the fastest batter to achieve the record.

Dawid Malan was picked up in the squad of England for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 and he played a remarkable knock of 41 runs in semi finals.

Dawid Malan T20 Franchise Career

Dawid Malan has been a part of many T20 leagues all over the world including Big Bash League and Indian Premier League.

Malan was the part if Pakistan Super League in the first season and helped them in reaching to the finals of the tournament.

In 2018, Dawid Malan was picked up to play Bangladesh Premier League and them Lanka Premier League in 2019.

In 2020, Dawid Malan was signed by Hobart Hurricanes to play in the Big Bash League for the first time. Malan was the part of Punjab Kings in the season 2021 but just played 1 match and was released after the season.

Dawid Malan Stats

In Tests, Dawid Malan has played 22 matches and scored 1074 runs including 1 century and 9 half centuries.

In ODIs, Dawid Malan has played 6 matches and scored 158 runs including 2 half centuries.

In T20Is, Dawid Malan has played 36 matches and scored 1239 runs including 1 century and 11 half centuries.

Dawid Malan Records

· Highest Rating points in T20I Rankings.

· Second fastest half century in T20I by English player.

Dawid Malan Family

Dawin Malan was born to Dawin Malan Sr. and Janet Malan in 1987. Dawid Malan’s father has represented Western Province team of South Africa as a right-hand batting all rounder in his young days. Dawid has a brother named Charl who has played for Loughborough team. Dawid Malan got married to his longtime girlfriend Claire in October, 2019.

Personal Information

Dawin Malan Full Name: Dawid Johannes Malan

Dawin Malan Nickname: Milky Way Boss

Dawin Malan Height: 183 cm

Dawin Malan Birthplace: London, England

Dawin Malan Date of Birth: 3 September 1987

Dawin Malan Age: 34 years

Dawin Malan Nationality: English

Dawin Malan Religion: Christian

Dawin Malan School: Paarl Boy’s High School, Boland

Dawin Malan Marital Status: Married

Dawin Malan Jersey Number: 29

Dawin Malan Batting style: Left-hand bat

Dawin Malan Bowling Style: Right-arm leg break

Dawin Malan Hobbies: Playing Football

FAQs

1. When Dawid Malan made his International debut?

Dawid Malan made his International Debut in a T20I match against South Africa on 25th June 2017. Malan had a dream debut an scored 78 runs in the match and helped his team in winning the match.

2. How many runs Dawid Malan has scored in T20I cricket?

In T20Is, Dawid Malan has played 36 matches and scored 1239 runs including 1 century and 11 half centuries.

3. Who is Dawid Malan’s father?

Dawid Malan’s father has represented Western Province team of South Africa as a right-hand batting all rounder in his young days.

4. When Dawid Malan got married?

Dawid Malan got married to his longtime girlfriend Claire in October, 2019

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