At 17 years, David Miller was already giving cricket players sleepless nights. The renowned player is famously known for saying, “if it’s in the arc, it’s out of the park.” He has a strong front and back foot, making him the hard hitter. He has not had a smooth ride in his cricket career, but occasionally he has made waves everywhere he went making him recognized internationally.
|Full Name||David Andrew Miller|
|Born In||Pietermaritzburg, Natal|
|Bat Style||Left-handed bat|
|Bowl Style||Right-arm Off break|
|Birth Date||10th June 1989|
|Net Worth||Approx. $1 million|
|Teams||Peshawar Zalmi, Rajasthan Royals, Hobart Hurricanes, Durban Heat, Jamaican Tallawahs, Glamorgan, Knights, St. Lucia Zouks, Chittagong Kings, Yorkshire, Kings XI Punjab, Durham, KwaZulu-Natal, Dolphins, South Africa|
Davis Miller is currently unmarried, his father is called Andrew Miller, and he doesn’t have any siblings nor any children. His ideal meal is chicken salad and pizza, and his favorite actor is Will Smith.
Over the years, Miller has created unique batting stats for himself, check below;
David Miller bowling stats, however, don’t look exceptionally impressive;
In 2007 and 2008, while competing for the Dolphins in their final game of the SuperSport series, David Miller made his first-class debut. He scored half a century during the first innings where he was batting. During the one-day MTN domestic Championship competition, David made eight appearances. He managed to score 13 runs through the completion, although the match was cut short after 3 overs.
His input made the Dolphins finish at position five in the entire league. Miller was also in the South African A side team that played against Bangladesh A. the match ended with him named the second-highest run-scorer. This achievement put a spotlight over his head.
For $100,000, David Miller was signed by the Punjabs in preparation for the IPL 2011 season. He was a replacement for Dimitri Mascarenhas, but he did not get the chance to play in any of the games. During the 2013 IPL, Miller played for the Punjab kings, where he scored the third-fastest century with a score of 101 with only 13 balls. His win was a contribution towards remaking statistics. His average was 59.71, with a score of 418 runs.
On 22nd May 2010, David made his ODI debut while playing against West Indies. His persistence made him score 23, Not Outs pushing South Africa to Victory. During South Africa’s 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup preliminary, he was named part of the squad. However, he did not meet the final cut.
It took Miller up to 2015 when he got his first ODI century, which was 130 against the West Indies. David Miller made quite an entrance when he started the tournament with a lot of energy, scoring 138 off 92 balls in a match against Zimbabwe in the first game of South Africa. He registered a total run of 256.
In May 2010, Miller played his debut match where he scored 33 off 26 balls, and he finally won the game with only a single run. He scored his first century during the 2ns T20I match playing against Bangladesh. He also made the fastest century with 35 balls.
In 2013, David made a name for himself after being named the highest run-getter for the Punjab team. His power-hitting became the story for the day after he scored two fifties and a hundred on the same tournament. Punjab kept holding onto him tight, and in 2014, he still played for them. Unlike the other players, Miller may not have the numbers, but he can be a scary player if he sets his mind to the game.
In 2016, Miller made a perfect win against Australia while playing at home. He scored an ideal century which made his stakes rise higher than the other players. During South Africa’s tour of Ireland, David was named the series player after he showcased a skill with the bat making his team win the match.
In 2017, he had no choice but to step out of the Sri Lanka ODI series, and this is because he had a finger injury caused during the innings when he had attempted to catch a ball. He ended up hurting his right little figure.