Dawid Malan overview

Dawid Malan was born on 3rd Sep 1987 in Roehampton, England. Malan has been a consistent performer for the Middlesex team more than a decade and has received national honors. Although his first-class average was middling somewhere around 37.80, he has played a particularly important role for Middlesex County team and has contributed with more than 11,000 runs in first class cricket. He has 25 hundred to his name and 59 half centuries in the format. Malan also has 59 wickets and a 5-wicket haul to his name and a top score of 199 runs. He made his arrival memorable by hitting 103 runs off 51 balls, which was termed ‘as one of the finest ever T20 innings by a 20-year old’ by his then Middlesex captain, Ed Joyce.

Malan was named in England's Twenty20 International squad in June 2017 for the series against South Africa. On 25 June 2017, he made 78 on his debut for England against South Africa. England won that match and Malan was awarded man of the match for his batting performance.

Malan was picked for England's Test squad in July 2017 ahead of the third Test against South Africa. On 27 July 2017, he made his Test debut and got bowled out by a yorker by Kagiso Rabada and could make just 1 run in that match. In the 2017-18 Ashes series which the Australians won 4-0, Malan stood out as England’s best batsman in the series. He scored his maiden Test century during the 3rd Test at the WACA in Perth. Malan’s century was the first in the series from the side of the England team.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 15 26 0 724 140 27.85 1762 41.09 1 0 6 97 1
ODI 1 1 0 24 24 24.0 30 80.0 0 0 0 3 0
T20 10 10 1 469 103 52.11 305 153.77 1 0 5 48 20
IPL 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 15 5 156 70 0 0/7 0/7 2.69 0.0 0.0 0 0
ODI 1 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 10 1 12 27 1 1/27 1/27 13.5 27.0 12.0 0 0
IPL 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Early signs

Malan did not achieve the heights in first-class cricket until 2014 that he finished one season with an average greater than 40. 2016 and this turned out to be a turning point in his career. Malan also hit an unbeaten 126-ball 185 against Sri Lanka A in Northampton - this turned out to be a record score for the Lions.

ODI Career

Malan made his ODI debut against Ireland at The Village on May 03, 2019. This turned out to be his only match till date. He scored 24 runs in the match at a strike rate of 80.0 hitting 3 boundaries.

Test career

Malan made his test debut on 27th July in 2017 against south Africa at Kennington Oval. In July 2017, Malan was picked for England's Test squad, ahead of the third Test against South Africa. Malan made his Test debut for England as the no. 5 batsman. He made just 1 run, before being bowled out by a yorker from Kagiso Rabada. Till date, he has played 15 test matches and has scored 724 runs at an average of 27.85 at a strike rate of 41.09 and has a hundred and six fifties to his name. His highest score is 140 in the longest format of the game.

ICC Trophies

Malan was a late bloomer in International cricket but has been an affective asset in the first-class arena. He is one of those rare players, who have played exceptionally well in the county cricket but have got less chances in the International arena.

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