Azeem Siddiqui gives his preview for Thursday's first Test between Australia and Pakistan. Azeem Siddiqui gives his preview for Thursday's third Ashes Test between England and Australia. [29] He led South Australia to their first Sheffield Shield final in 20 years and was named the Sheffield Shield Player of the Year, having scored 699 runs at an average of 38.83 before the final,[30] which South Australia lost. [22] As captain his fortunes continued to improve in the 2015–16 season as he shone in all three formats of the game. His first call-up in international cricket was against India for a T20I series and he earned it at the age of 22. "[43] Instead, Head continued to play for South Australia, who played in their second consecutive Sheffield Shield final. 321 days ago. Though he was originally not included in the squad, the selectors decided that they needed to give younger players more experience in Asian conditions after they had lost the first two matches of the Test series. Head has played 65 matches in his career till now and has scored 2,165 runs at an average of 37.32. All rights reserved. Head’s leadership quality came to the fore as he led South Australia to their first Sheffield Shield final in 20 years and was named the Sheffield Shield Player of the Year, as he scored 699 runs at an average of 38.83 before the final, in which his side lost. In July 2019, he was named in Australia's squad for the 2019 Ashes series in England. Head has also the distinction of being the youngest captain for the Redbacks. There have been a few who have auditioned for the spot, some with brief success as well but the consistency hasn't been there for a longer duration. [1] After his score of 90 in his debut season and his unbeaten 95 against Western Australia in 2012, he made it to the nineties three times in the 2013–14 Sheffield Shield season, against Western Australia twice more[18][19] and once against Tasmania[20] with scores of 92, 98 and 98 respectively. Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Travis Head. He made his debut in the Sheffield Shield at the age of 18 in the 2011-12 season. Rohit Sankar gives his preview for Wednesday's fourth Test in the Ashes between England and Australia. Head scored 56 off 97 balls with the help of 10 fours for Australia in their first innings during the first Test against New Zealand in Perth on Friday. * - Dream11 points are currently estimated. [51][52] Regardless, he did not earn selection in Australia's Test team. [65] On 16 July 2020, Head was named in a 26-man preliminary squad of players to begin training ahead of a possible tour to England following the COVID-19 pandemic. Head scored 114 off 234 balls with the help of 12 fours for Australia in their first innings during the second Test against New Zealand in Melbourne on Friday. [36] He had to leave Yorkshire early when he was brought to Sri Lanka to train with Australia's Test squad and play in their ODI squad. [1] He made a promising start to his career with three matches for South Australia, scoring his maiden half-century in his second match and falling short of scoring his maiden century in his third match with 90 runs against Tasmania. We Provide Ball by Ball Live Cricket Score updates,Live Streaming, Highlights, Player Stats,Countries Players,International Players and much more. He was also an integral member of the U 19 World Cup Australian side in 2012. © Copyright 2020 - Roto Sports, Inc. All Rights Reserved, Australia vs. Pakistan: Second Test Preview, Australia vs. Pakistan: First Test Preview, Ashes 2019 fifth Test preview: England vs. Australia, England vs Australia 4th Test: Steven Smith returns gives Australia a shot in the arm, England vs. Australia: Third Ashes Test Preview. [44] Due to weather neither of Australia's first two matches in the tournament were completed and Head did not get a chance to bat, but in Australia's only completed match, against hosts England, Head top scored for Australia with 71 not out in a losing effort. Travis Head Stats - Batting Style : Left Handed, Man of the Match : Test-1,ODI-0,T20I-0,IPL-0. In February 2015 Head was named as the Captain to replace Johan Botha as the captain of South Australia. All rights reserved |, Australia U19, South Australia, Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Australians, National Performance Squad, Delhi Capitals, Australia A, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Yorkshire, Worcestershire. Menu ESPN. He is a left-handed batsman and also has the ability to bowl right arm off break. 329 days ago. [1][2] He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches. Find Head's Records, Biography, Centuries, Runs, wickets. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches. Head's form was rewarded by national selectors when he was included in Australia's squad T20 series against a formidable Indian side. [41] This stands as the highest partnership for any wicket for Australia and the second highest opening stand in ODIs. [31], Head was brought into Australia's One Day International (ODI) squad for the first time for a tri-series in the West Indies. [6] He was rewarded at the end of the season with a rookie contract with South Australia. [15][16] Head was one of six young Australian players to be part of the inaugural Ageas Bowl International Cricket Academy during the 2013 season, training at the ground's facilities. [48][49] Head did not impress selectors, only scoring totals of 8 and 0,[50] but he bounced back with an impressive, measured half-century against Victoria and a century against Queensland. [37], As Head was part of Australia's squad for their tour of South Africa, he was unable to captain the Redbacks in the Matador Cup. Travis Head is touted to be capable of being that man and there is a feeling that he can emerge as one of the country's finest middle-order batsmen in limited-overs cricket. Head scored 175 off 139 balls in the innings while Leaning also scored a century. Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Travis Head. An international debut followed within weeks as he was picked for the T20I series against India at home. [45] Head signed to play for Yorkshire again in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast, but he pulled out of the tournament when he was named the captain of the Australia A side for the 2017 South Africa A Team Tri-Series. [12][1] He came close to scoring his maiden century with 95 against Western Australia. Azeem Siddiqui gives his preview for Thursday's second Test between Australia and Pakistan. Due to his inconsistent performance in the Sheffield Shield season, he did not earn selection in Australia's Test team. All cricket scores, fixtures and results here. He made his international debut during the series at his home ground, the iconic Adelaide Oval. Travis Michael Head (born 29 December 1993) is an Australian international cricketer who is currently the co vice-captain of the Australian national team in Tests. [32] He made his ODI debut on 13 June 2016 against the West Indies. Travis Head is an exciting left-handed batsman and is touted as one of the cleanest hitters of the cricket ball in the country. Just click on any two dates. This was due to the unavailability of regular vice-captains, Mitchell Marsh who was omitted from the Test squad and Josh Hazlewood who was unavailable due to an injury. RR vs MI, IPL 2020 Match Live Updates: Rajasthan Royals Look To Keep Playoffs Dream Alive Against Mumbai Indians, IPL 2020, RCB vs CSK: Faf du Plessis Combines With Ruturaj Gaikwad To Pull Off A Stunning Relay Catch. A former Hampshire scholar and Australia Under-19 representative, left-handed batsman Travis Head had a golden run of form at the start of the 2013-14 season that led South Australia coach Darren Berry to describe him as a future Test player. [60] In the two-Test series, across three innings, Head scored 84, 161, and 59 not out to raise his Test match batting average to 51 and set a new Test high score. He has also played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore side in the IPL and has also played for the English County side Yorkshire. [53], In April 2018, he was awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia for the 2018–19 season. [17], In the early part of Head's career he struggled to reach his maiden first-class century, instead finishing with scores in the nineties on multiple occasions. He scored a century but the Redbacks ultimately lost the match. © 2020, Times Internet Limited . Head had been a talked about name in the Australian domestic circuit. His consistent performances were well rewarded as he earned a rookie contract with South Australia. He has also been a regular feature of the South Australia domestic side. Consistency again earned Head a maiden call-up to the Australian ODI squad for the first time against the West Indies. His ticket to international fame in the 2015-16 BBL season when he smoked a century to take the Adelaide Strikers to a victory from out of nowhere against the Sydney Sixers. Recent Post. He was born on 29th December 1993. [39] For Australia's series against Pakistan in January 2017, Head was moved from the middle order to the top order, opening the batting. He finally made his ODI debut on 13 June 2016. [64] He made a century and was named player of the match in the second Test. [1], Head remained a regular selection for the 2012–13 season, usually batting in the middle order. Author. Early Life: Travis Head was born on December 29, 1993, in Adelaide, Australia. RoleMiddle-order batsman/Left-handed, Right-arm offbreak Bowler. Soon, he started playing underage level cricket. In 2015, Head was named captain of the Redbacks and at the age of 21 became the state's youngest captain of all time. His leadership skills were clearly admired evident as, at the remarkable age of 21, he was named the youngest captain of his state team. [31], When limited overs opener Aaron Finch returned to form, Head was dropped back to the middle order, though he remained in the Australian side for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. © Copyright NDTV Convergence Limited 2020.