David Miller (cricketer)

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David Miller
Personal information
Full name David Andrew Miller
Born (1989-06-10) 10 June 1989 (age 25)
Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa
Nickname Killer Miller[1]
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right arm off spin
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 98) 22 May 2010 v West Indies
Last ODI 29 August 2014 v India
ODI shirt no. 10
T20I debut (cap 45) 20 May 2010 v West Indies
Last T20I 6 April 2014 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
2008–jgm Dolphins (squad no. 12)
2011– Kings XI Punjab
2012 Yorkshire
2013 Chittagong Kings
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20I
Matches 47 42 109 26
Runs scored 913 2,035 2,457 415
Batting average 32.60 32.82 33.65 25.92
100s/50s 0/6 4/9 1/17 0/0
Top score 85* 149 115* 36*
Balls bowled 26
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 15/– 42/– 40/– 15/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 March 2014

David Andrew Miller (born 10 June 1989) is a South African cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off spin bowler who plays domestic cricket for Dolphins and has represented South Africa in both One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals.

Domestic career[edit]

Miller made his first-class debut in the Dolphins' final game of the 2007–08 domestic SuperSport Series, scoring a half-century in the first innings in which he batted.

Miller made eight appearances in the one-day MTN Domestic Championship competition of the same season, though his final match was abandoned after just three overs. Miller scored an average of 13 runs throughout the competition, which saw the Dolphins finish in fifth place in the league.

Miller played two matches in the Pro20 Series Twenty20 competition for the Dolphins, who finished as defeated finalists in the competition.

Indian Premier League[edit]

Miller plays for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League.

On 6th May 2013, Miller hit the 3rd fastest IPL century (101 not out off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore.[2] The opposing captain Virat Kohli, who dropped a catch when Miller was on 41, said of the innings that, "It was one of the best innings that has ever been seen in the Indian Premier League".[citation needed]

In 2014 IPL Miller along with Australia's Glenn Maxwell made several century stand while chasing big scores. Miller Hit 3 fifties in the tournament.

International career[edit]

Miller earned his national call-up in May 2010 after a series for South Africa A against Bangladesh A, where he ended as the second-highest run-scorer.Miller made his Twenty20 International debut for South Africa on 20 May 2010 against the West Indies in Antigua. Miller, called up to replace the injured Jacques Kallis, dispatched the sixth ball of his innings for six and went on to top score as South Africa won by just 1 run.[3][4] Two days later Miller made his ODI debut, also against the West Indies. He put in another good performance, scoring 23 not out and helping South Africa to victory.[5] Miller was selected to play in Zimbabwe's tour of South Africa, during which he contributed in both ODI and T20 formats towards a resounding victory by the South Africans. He was then selected for the squad to play Pakistan in the U.A.E. during October and November 2010. He played in two ODI series, against West Indies and Pakistan, before being named in South Africa preliminary 2011 World Cup squad.

On 15 0ctober 2010 Miller made his maiden odi fifty against Zimbabwe and South Africa go on to put a massive total of 351.

Miller was a part of the South African team for the tour of Sri Lanka in July 2013 where in the 3rd ODI he score 85 not out of 72 balls and gave South Africa their first win of the tour. Miller Also won the man of the match.


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