David Miller Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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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.

Basic Information About David Miller

Full Name David Andrew Miller
Age 32 years
Born In Pietermaritzburg, Natal
Bat Style Left-handed bat
Bowl Style Right-arm Off break
Nationality South African
Birth Date 10th June 1989
Height 6 ft
Spouse Unmarried
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.

David Miller Batting Stats

Over the years, Miller has created unique batting stats for himself, check below;

  • In the ODIs, David has played 136 matches, and he has had 117 innings with 35 numbers of Not Outs. Averaging 40.91, he has recorded 3355 runs and a strike rate of 101.02.
  • For T20Is, Miller has played 88 matches, and he has a total of 78 innings. His total number of runs is 1680, with 24 numbers of Not Outs. He has recorded an outstanding average of 31.11 and a strike rate of 139.41.
  • In the T20s matches, Miller has played 345 games, and he has had 314 innings. With a total of 7547 rubs, he has managed to record an average of 34.93 with 98 Not Outs. His strike rate is 137. 99.

Miller’s Cricket Bowling Stats

David Miller bowling stats, however, don’t look exceptionally impressive;

  • In the T20s, he played 345 matches and had three innings. He also managed to record 31 runs with three overs and 0 wickets. He still doesn’t have an average yet. 
  • For ODIs, David played 136 matches and had zero innings, he doesn’t have any overs, and he recorded zero runs, zero wickets, and he doesn’t have an average.
  • In the T20Is, Miller played 88 matches and had zero innings. He didn’t get any overs, and he recorded zero runs, zero wickets, and there is no average yet.

Career Information

Domestic Career

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.

IPL Career:

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.

ODI Career:

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.

T20 Career:

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.

Achievements

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.

Injuries

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.

Last Matches Miller Played

  • On 24th July 2021, Miller played his last t20I against Ireland, and his team won by 49 runs.
  • On 13th July 2021, he played his last ODI match; unfortunately, his team lost to Ireland by 43 runs.
  • On 22nd March 2018, David played his last FC game and his team then, the Knights, lost to the Titans by 4 wickets.

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://www.fantasybet.com/players/david-miller/
  2. https://www.sportskeeda.com/player/da-miller
  3. https://www.cricbuzz.com/profiles/6349/david-miller
  4. https://www.espncricinfo.com/player/david-miller-321777
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