Daniel Weston

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Daniel Weston
Personal information
Born (1983-03-11) 11 March 1983 (age 38)
Perth, Western Australia
BattingLeft-handed
International information
National side
T20I debut (cap 15)11 May 2019 v Belgium
Last T20I16 June 2019 v Italy
Source: Cricinfo, 16 June 2019

Daniel Weston (born 11 March 1983) is a German cricketer.[1] He was named in Germany's squad for the 2017 ICC World Cricket League Division Five tournament in South Africa.[2] He played in Germany's opening fixture, against Ghana, on 3 September 2017.[3]

In 2004, he was the founder of Westware Computers Pty Ltd, which built and supplied computer hardware and services to the education and corporate sector. In 2013, he founded the Aimed Global Alpha global macro hedge fund,[4] domiciled in Luxembourg.[5] In 2016, he founded German Cricket TV, an online video channel for supporting and growing cricket in Germany.[6][7]

In August, 2018,[8] Weston became the Founder of the European Cricket League,[9] as the basis for the Champions League of Cricket in Europe.[10] In September 2018, he was the leading run-scorer for Germany in Group A of the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 Europe Qualifier tournament.[11] He was also named the player of the series,[12] after scoring 180 runs, including three fifties, in five matches.[11]

In May 2019, he was named in Germany's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their three-match series against Belgium. The matches were the first T20Is to be played by the German cricket team.[13] He made his T20I debut for Germany against Belgium on 11 May 2019.[14] Later the same month, he was named in Germany's squad for the Regional Finals of the 2018–19 ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier tournament in Guernsey.[15][16] However, during the tournament, he broke a finger and was replaced by Michael Richardson in Germany's squad.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Weston". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Road to ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 starts in South Africa". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Group B, ICC World Cricket League Division Five at Benoni, Sep 3 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Daniel Weston's own research helped him build a $US30m hedge fund in three years". Financial Review. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2017.(subscription required)
  5. ^ "Company Overview of AIMED Global Alpha Fund". Bloomberg. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Cricket now booming in Germany, thanks to refugees". The Local. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  7. ^ "MCC visit underpins German cricket boom". Club Cricket. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  8. ^ "European Cricket League AG | Current management". www.monetas.ch. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  9. ^ "ECL - European Cricket League". ECL - European Cricket League. Archived from the original on 2 January 2020. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  10. ^ "European Cricket League AG". Moneyhouse. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  11. ^ a b "ICC World Twenty20 Europe Region Qualifier A, 2018: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  12. ^ "13th Match, ICC World Twenty20 Europe Region Qualifier A at Deventer, Sep 2 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  13. ^ "Germany announce dates for first T20Is". Cricket Europe. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  14. ^ "1st T20I, Germany tour of Belgium at Waterloo, May 11 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  15. ^ "ICC Men's T20 World Cup – wir fahren nach Guernsey!". Deutscher Cricket Bund. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  16. ^ "Squads announced for ICC Men's T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Michael Richardson, son of ICC CEO Dave, expected to make international debut". Sport Star. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  18. ^ "Denmark remain in contention". Cricket Europe. Retrieved 18 June 2019.

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