Tim David: Most Famous Singaporean Cricketer

Tim David is a highly talented cricketer from Australia who has made a significant impact in both domestic and international cricket.

Tim David

Introduce to Tim David

Timothy Hays David, or Tim David, born in 16 March 1996 is a Singapore-born Australian cricketer. His family move to Singapore from Australia in the 1990s where his father, Rod David worked as an engineer before became cricketer and player for Singapore at the 1997 ICC Trophy. Then moved back to Australia in the 1990s when Tim David just 2 years old because of 1997 Asian Financial crisis.

Known by exploring batting style, Tim David was achieved many successful and achievements, being wanted by several Cricket Team.

Tim David journey

Big Bash League

David made his Twenty20 debut for Perth Scorchers on 1 January 2018 in 2017-18 Big Bash League.

He was signed by Hobart Hurricanes in the 2020-2021 season, where he named Player of the matches. After his bright performance, he signed 2 years extension with the Hurricanes.

Pakistan Super League

In 2021 Pakistan Super League, David was singed by Lahore Qualandars as a replacement for Joe Burns in PSL mini replacement. In the following season, he was signed by reigning champions Multan Sultans and keep retained for the following year.

Indian Premier League

He made his IPL debut on 24 September 2021 with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second phase of 2021 Indian Premier League in the UAE. He also became the first international from Singapore to play in IPL. In the 2022 Indian Premier League, he was bought by Mumbai Indian and retained until now (2024).


July 2021, David played in the Hoofdklasse tournament in Netherlands. After that, Tim David Signed with Surrey County Cricket Club. Under the Surrey Club, he played in the side’s final two matches of 2021 T20 Blast in England, 2021 Royal London One-day Cup, where he scored his first century, his next century is in the quarter-finals of the Tournament.

In the same year, he was drafted by Southerm Brave for the first season of the Hundred.

Tim David was signed by Lancashire County Cricket Club to play in T20 Blast and was bought again by Brave.

Major League Cricket

He was bought by MI New York of the 2023 Major League Cricket which is hosted in USA.

International career

In 2019, Tim David consecutive named in Singapore National Cricket team and play in several tournaments. Until 2022, he was name in the Australian National cricket team squadfor the 2022 World Cup. Under the International Cricket Council’s rules, he was eligible to play for Australia.

Records and achievements

Throughout his illustrious cricketing career, Tim David has amassed an impressive collection of records and achieved remarkable achievements.

Tim David has left an indelible mark with his exceptional batting prowess. In the Big Bash League, he holds the record for the highest individual score by a debutant, smashing an astonishing 92 runs off just 50 deliveries.

Representing his country, Tim David has made noteworthy contributions on the international stage. In his debut match, he displayed nerves of steel and played a crucial inning, guiding Australia to victory. Furthermore, he became the youngest player to score a century in his international T20 debut, solidifying his position as a rising star in the cricketing world.

Tim David’s exceptional achievements have garnered admiration from his peers, with fellow cricketers praising his skills and potential. His ability to perform under pressure and lead from the front has earned him the respect of teammates and opponents alike.


The future looks bright for Tim David as he continues to hone his skills and make a name for himself in the world of cricket. With his determination, talent, and passion for the game, he is well on his way to achieving remarkable success and leaving a lasting legacy in the sport.

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