Devon Conway Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Devon Conway Biography: Devon Conway was born on 8 July 1991 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Recognized with a name called Devon Philip Conway, this New Zealand left-hand batter had a very interesting career. He started playing cricket for South Africa on the domestic circuit. In 2017, he moved to New Zealand and eventually started playing cricket for the national side. Conway is an opening batter, who has an aggressive batting approach. Devon Conway was roped in by Chennai Super Kings in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for one crore. IPL 2022 is the first season when Conway got an opportunity to play in the Indian Premier League.

Devon Conway Early Life and Education

Devon Conway started playing cricket at the early age of 12 years. He started his cricket journey while studying at St. Johns College, Gauteng. He played many matches for his college team and helped them in winning the matches. He passed out from college in 2009 and got picked up on the Gauteng Cricket team. He played for Gauteng for many years and did well for his domestic team.

Devon Conway International Debut

Devon Conway Test Debut – 2 June 2021 against England

Devon Conway ODI Debut – 20 March 2021 against Bangladesh

Devon Conway T20I Debut – 27 November 2020 against West Indies

Devon Conway Career

Devon Conway Domestic Career

Devon Conway started his domestic career in South Africa. He was a part of his domestic team Gauteng and was picked up in the squad for Africa T20 Cup in 2015. He scored 53 runs in 3 matches during the tournament.

However, he didn’t get much chance to prove his worth so he decided to move to New Zealand at the age of just 26 years.

In 2018, Devon Conway started playing for Wellington and was picked up in the squad for Plunket Shield season 2018-19. In his second match, he scored a double century. During the complete season, Conway played well and ended the season as the highest run-getter. He smashed 659 runs in 7 matches.

In the Super Smash league in 2018, Conway scored 363 runs in just 9 matches he played in the tournament.

During the season 2019-20 of Plunket Shield, Devon Conway scored 327 runs in an innings in a match against Canterbury. He scored 393 runs in the match and made a record for the highest runs in a domestic match by a New Zealand player. For the second season consecutively, Devon Conway ended up as the leading run-scorer. He scored 543 runs during the season.

In 2020, Conway was named the Best Men’s Domestic player for New Zealand.

In May 2020, Somerset County Club roped in Devon Conway for the T20 Blast season in 2021.

Devon Conway International Career

Once Devon Conway was granted permission to play for New Zealand in August 2020 by ICC, Conway was picked up in the squad of New Zealand A against West Indies and then was picked up in the New Zealand squad for a T20I series against West Indies. Devon Conway made his international debut on 27 November 2020 in a T20I match against West Indies.

A few days later, he was included in the Test squad as well but didn’t get a chance to appear in playing-11.

In March 2021, Devon Conway made his ODI debut against Bangladesh. In the third match of his career, Conway smashed a century and helped his team in winning the match.

Devon Conway made his Test debut against England on 2nd June 2021. He smashed a century on his debut and become the 12th batter to achieve the record

and also the 2nd batter to score a debut century at Lords. Conway scored a double century in the match which is the highest score by any batter on debut in England.

Devon Conway was picked up in the squad of New Zealand for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup but was ruled out in the finals after getting injured.

Devon Conway IPL Career

Devon Conway went unsold during the Indian Premier League Auction in 2021. His base price was 50 Lakhs in 2021.

Devon Conway was roped in by Chennai Super Kings in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for one crore. However, he missed the first few matches of the season due to his marriage.

Devon Conway Stats

In Tests, Devon Conway has played 7 matches and scored 767 runs including 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries.

In ODIs, Devon Conway has played 3 matches and scored 225 runs including 1 century and 1 half-century.

In T20Is, Devon Conway has played 20 matches and scored 602 runs including 4 half-centuries.

In IPL, Devon Conway has played 4 matches and scored 231 runs including 3 half-centuries.

Devon Conway Family

Devon Conway’s father Denton Conway was a soccer coach in his days. His mother Sandy Conway is a homemaker. He has 2 sisters named Candy and Charne Conway. Devon Conway married his longtime girlfriend Kim Watson in April 2022 in his birthplace South Africa.

Personal Information

Full Name: Devon Philip Conway

Height: 180 cm

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Date of Birth: 8 July 1991

Age: 30 years

Nationality: South African

Religion: Christian

School: St. Johns College, Johannesburg, South Africa

Marital Status: Married

Jersey Number: 88

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Favorite Shot: Cover Drive

Hobbies: Watching Movies

FAQs

1. When did Devon Conway make his International Debut?
Devon Conway made his international debut on 27 November 2020 in a T20I match against West Indies.

2. How many runs Devon Conway has scored in IPL?
In IPL, Devon Conway has played 4 matches and scored 231 runs including 3 half-centuries.

3. Which team bought Devon Conway in IPL?
Devon Conway was bought by Chennai Super Kings in the auction of 2022 IPL for 1 crore.

4. Who is Devon Conway’s Father?
Devon Conway’s father Denton Conway was a soccer coach in his days.

5. When did Conway got married?
Devon Conway married his longtime girlfriend Kim Watson in April 2022 in his birthplace South Africa.

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