Know who is Singapore-born Tim David, who grew up in Australia, who has been included in the team by RCB

Know who is Singapore-born Tim David, who grew up in Australia, who has been included in the team by RCB

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  • Tim David’s father has also played international cricket for Singapore.
  • Tim is a well-known name in the T20 circuit
  • Buyer was not found in IPL 2021 auction, now RCB has included in its team

New Delhi: Amidst the preparations of all the teams for the second round of IPL 14, a player’s name suddenly appeared in front of everyone on Saturday. These players were Tim David, whom the RCB captained by Virat Kohli announced to include in their team.

There is no new name in the world of T20
Tim David is not a new name in the world of T20 cricket. He has become the first Singaporean cricketer to play for any team in the IPL. 25-year-old Tim David is an all-rounder. He bowls with a bang as well as off-spin. Before IPL, Tim has also appeared in Big Bash League, Pakistan Super League and T20 Blast of England.

Big bang in small career
Tim David, who plays international cricket for Singapore, has had a short career so far but during this time he has made big bangs. Due to which he has got a chance to play for RCB in IPL in place of Kiwi player Finn Allen.

Such has been his career
Tim David has scored 558 runs in 14 international T20 matches played so far at an average of 46.50 and strikerate of 158.52. Including four fifties. His highest score is 92* not out. During this, he has also taken 5 wickets in his name. Tim David has played a total of 49 matches in T20 cricket, in which he has scored 1171 runs in 45 innings at an average of 36.59 and an impressive strike rate of 155.09.

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Expert in hitting long sixes
Born on March 16, 1996 in Singapore, 6 feet 5 inches tall Tim David is an expert in hitting long sixes. He has hit 91 fours and 59 sixes in T20 cricket so far. David has played for Hobart Hurricanes and Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League so far. At the same time, he has been a part of the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League and St Lucia Kings in the Caribbean Premier League.

There has been a recent boom in county cricket
Recently, playing for Surrey, Tim David scored a brilliant century (102) against Gloucestershire to take his team to the final of the 50-over match tournament. During this innings of 72 balls, David hit 11 fours and five sixes. Apart from this, he also played a blazing innings of 140 runs.

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Tim’s father also played cricket for Singapore

Tim David’s father Rod David was born in Australia. He was an engineer by profession, so he came to Singapore for work. Where he played cricket for Singapore. In 1997, he was a member of the Singapore team in the ICC Trophy.

Tim was born in Singapore but returned to Australia at the age of 2. He was raised in Perth. He had an interest in cricket since childhood and used to play grade cricket for West Australia. In such a situation, he got a chance to play for Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League in the year 2017-18.

International debut against Qatar in 2019
After this he moved to Singapore, for which he made his international debut in the year 2019 against Qatar. He quickly made his mark on the strength of his aggressive batting and he soon got the opportunity to play in T20 leagues around the world.

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In the auction for IPL 2021, Tim David, who had a base price of Rs 20 lakh, did not find a buyer. In such a situation, the interruption caused by the Corona crisis proved to be lucky for him and the doors of IPL were opened for him.


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