Henry Davids

Henry Davids (born 19 January 1980) is a South African cricketer. A right-handed batsman and a useful right-arm medium-fast bowler, Davids started his career with the Boland cricket team and then moved to the Nashua Cape Cobras. He performed well in the 2009 Champions League Twenty20 for the Cobras, finishing in the top-ten run-scorers in the competition with 137 runs at a strike-rate of 110.48.[1] Davids then moved to the Nashua Titans at the end of the 2009 season and has had reasonable success, often appearing for the Easterns amateur team. He was appointed first-class captain of the Nashua Titans at the start of the 2012/13 season.

Henry Davids
Personal information
Full nameHenry Davids
Born (1980-01-19) 19 January 1980 (age 40)
Stellenbosch, Cape Province, South Africa
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 111)30 November 2013 v Pakistan
Last ODI11 December 2013 v India
ODI shirt no.19
T20I debut (cap 53)21 December 2012 v New Zealand
Last T20I20 November 2013 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2000–2010Boland
2005–2010Cape Cobras
2010–presentNortherns
2010–presentTitans
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 2 9 132 166
Runs scored 8 161 6,990 5,146
Batting average 4.00 17.88 31.06 33.20
100s/50s 0/0 0/2 12/40 9/34
Top score 7 68 158 166
Balls bowled 12 3,905 1,953
Wickets 1 51 41
Bowling average 13.00 43.66 44.39
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/6 5/22 4/43
Catches/stumpings 0/– 0/– 117/– 64/–
Source: CricketArchive, 1 April 2017

On 21 December 2012 he made his debut for the South African T20 team opening against New Zealand.[2] In his second game he scored 55 runs from 38 balls. He is a well-talented, stable but aggressive right-handed batsman. He played a crucial role in the qualification of Cape Cobras in the inaugural edition of Champions LeagueT20 which was held in India and was in action in three cities (Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi).

In May 2017, he was named List A Cricketer of the Season at Cricket South Africa's annual awards.[3] In August 2017, he was named in Stellenbosch Monarchs' squad for the first season of the T20 Global League.[4] However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.[5]

In June 2018, he was named in the squad for the Titans team for the 2018–19 season.[6] In September 2018, he was named in the Titans' squad for the 2018 Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy.[7] In October 2018, he was named in Paarl Rocks' squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.[8][9] In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Paarl Rocks team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Champions League Twenty20, 2009/10 / Records / Most runs". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2010-01-19.
  2. ^ McGlashan, Andrew (December 21, 2012). "South Africa hammer woeful New Zealand". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  3. ^ "De Kock dominates South Africa's awards". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  4. ^ "T20 Global League announces final team squads". T20 Global League. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Cricket South Africa postpones Global T20 league". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Multiply Titans Announce Contracts 2018-19". Multiply Titans. Archived from the original on 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Titans name strong squad for Abu Dhabi T20 league". Sport24. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  8. ^ "Mzansi Super League - full squad lists". Sport24. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Mzansi Super League Player Draft: The story so far". Independent Online. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  10. ^ "MSL 2.0 announces its T20 squads". Cricket South Africa. Retrieved 4 September 2019.

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