David Andrew Miller
(South African Cricketer)
|Nickname:||David Andrew Miller|
|Height (approx.):||180 cm|
|Weight (approx.):||75 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||10 June 1989|
|Age (as on 2018):||28 years|
|Birth Place:||Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Gemini|
|College:||Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg|
|Address:||Pietermaritzburg, South Africa|
|T20:||22 May 2012 vs West Indies in Antigua|
|ODI:||22 May 2012 vs West Indies in Antigua|
|Jersey Number:||#10(South Africa), #10(IPL, County Cricket)|
|Domestic/State Team:||South Africa, Kings XI Punjab, Durham, Australia, Yorkshire, Uthura Rudras, Chittagong Kings, Dolphins, South Africa A|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||India and Australia|
|Favourite Shot:||Shot over mid-wicket|
- He with his teammate JP Duminy registered a record 5th-wicket ODI partnership with 256 run-stand in ICC World Cup 2015 against England.
- He also holds the world record for the scoring the highest runs in a World Cup match by a batsman batting at number 5.
- He hit most number of sixes in a World Cup match where he smashed 9 sixes.
- He became the second South African after Gary Kirsten to score a century on World Cup debut.
|Career Turning Point:||He scored a match-winning 33 in 26 balls against West Indies in 2010 on his debut T20 match.|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Matthew Hayden and AB de Villiers|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Dale Steyn and Mitchell Starc|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Food:||Chicken salad and pizza|
|Favourite Actors:||Will Smith|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
He got angry at being dismissed in a Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014 match and in frustration he hit a dustbin, after which apologized on twitter.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- David Miller’s father was a club-level cricketer and his father introduced him to play sports like cricket, hockey, tennis and squash.
- He is best known for his power hitting, and once he his six, hit a police officer in an IPL 2015 match against Kolkata Knight Riders, which turned his one eye blind. Miller expressed his concern and apologised to him “I am still in a state of shock and deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Mr Aich’s eye. A freak accident! My prayers are with u,” on Twitter.