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SA vs AUS: Tim David given maiden ODI call-up after blistering 64 vs South Africa

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Promoting Australia batter Tim David has obtained a maiden call-up within the ODI staff which is about to face South Africa, later in September. This important milestone in David’s profession who has made himself close to indispensable within the T20I format along with his distinctive performances in a really brief time. The call-up comes proper after David’s fast 64 off 28 balls within the first T20I match in opposition to the Proteas, on 30 August.

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David’s journey in cricket has been marked by constant progress and improvement. For the longest time, David was not given a go into the Australian T20I facet regardless of being among the best finishers in franchise cricket the world over. David obtained his maiden Australia call-up in 2022 with the T20I staff and stormed into the World Cup facet. David in the mean time has 804 runs from 26 T20I matches at a staggering common of 38.28 and strike-rate of 163.41.

David’s late run within the ODI squad, opens a spot probability for him to get into the ODI facet. David has a sensational document for Mumbai Indians within the Indian Premier League and has a sizeable of publicity to the subcontinental situations.

“Tim is already here for the T20 series which offers an opportunity to see how his game can translate to the one-day format,” stated selector Tony Dodemaide stated. “He will provide an extra option for us in that power role at the back end of an innings.”

Stand-in captain Mitch Marsh, spoke extremely of the batter and lauded his level-headedness within the pitch.

“The great thing about Tim is he’s very level-headed,” stated Marsh. “He knows his role in T20 cricket can be inconsistent. But his ability to win us matches is why he’s in this team and we’ve got full faith in that.

“I would like him to play nevertheless he needs to play each recreation and I do know that if he does that, he’ll win us video games. He’s an excellent asset for Australian cricket.”

Australia ODI squad

Mitchell Marsh (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Spencer Johnson, Marnus Labuschagne, Tanveer Sangha, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Edited By:

Kingshuk Kusari

Published On:

Aug 31, 2023