|Travis Head Quick Info|
|height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Date of birth||December 29, 1993|
travis head is an Australian professional cricketer who has represented his country in all 3 formats of the game (Test, ODI and T20I) as a middle-order batsman. Between January 2019 and November 2020, he was the co-captain of the Australian national team in the Test match format. He represented Australia in 2012, before joining the senior national team in January 2016. Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup Where Australia reached the final, In the Australian domestic circuit, he has played for his home state South Australia (2011–12–present) in all 3 formats. In the franchise based T20 league, he has turned out for Adelaide Strikers in (2012-13-present) bbl (Big Bash League) and Royal Challengers Bangalore in (2016-2017) IPL (Indian Premier League). He has captained South Australia since February 2015 and Adelaide Strikers Since 2017-18 session. He has also played domestic cricket outside his country representing Yorkshire County Cricket Club (2016), Worcestershire County Cricket Club (2018), and Sussex County Cricket Club (2021) in the English domestic circuit.
name at birth
Travis Michael Head
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- father — Simon Head
- Mother – ain head
- siblings – Ryan Head (Brother), Chelsea Head (Sister)
right-arm off brake
middle order batter
- 62 – Test matches, One Day International (ODI), Yorkshire County Cricket Club (English domestic cricket), Sussex County Cricket Club (English domestic cricket)
- 34 – South Australia (Australian domestic cricket), Adelaide Strikers (BBL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (IPL)
5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
girlfriend / spouse
Travis has dated –
- Jess Davis (2016-Present) – Travis started dating Jess Davis in May 2016 and the couple got engaged in March 2021. In February 2022, they announced via social media that they were expecting their child together in September 2022.
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- short-cropped, side-parted, wavy hair
- friendly smile
- game a light stub
travis key facts
- in 2012 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, Travis had scored the top score (57 off 58 balls) in Australia’s opening match in a 6-wicket win against England. He was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance. In the quarter-finals, against Bangladesh, he restricted the opposition to a total of 171 runs with the ball (3/30 in seven overs). Australia won this match by 5 wickets. He won the 2012-13 N. He also captained South Australia to the title inNational Under-19 Championship and was named ‘Player of the Championship’ for the second year in a row.
- In January 2013, immediately after South Australia Sheffield Shield (the major domestic first-class cricket competition in Australia) victory against Victoria, he was hit by a car outside a hotel in Adelaide and sustained injuries to his head and back. Miraculously, he made a full recovery soon enough to be able to compete in South Australia’s next match.
- In February 2015, he was made the captain of South Australia at the age of just 21. He became South Australia’s youngest captain in the team’s 122-year first-class history.
- At the start of the 2015–16 season, he became the third Australian in history to score a double century in a List A match. His astonishing knock of 202 off just 120 balls helped South Australia chase down a mammoth target of 351 runs with 3 overs to spare.
- On New Year’s Eve in that season, he scored his maiden T20I century. bbl match against Sydney Sixers, This was the first century ever scored by a player representing Adelaide Strikers, There are only 3 overs left in the match. striker 51 runs were needed to win the match while Travis needed 55 runs to complete his century. He then remarkably scored his century by scoring 56 runs in those 3 overs and won the match with 3 balls to spare, hitting Sean Abbott for 3 consecutive sixes in the last over.
- In the 2015–16 domestic season, he led South Australia to their first position. Sheffield Shield final in 20 years he was named ‘Sheffield Shield Player of the Year’ for scoring 721 runs and taking 9 wickets during the season.
- In his fourth match for the 2016 English domestic season, Yorkshire County Cricket Club, he broke the club record for highest List A batting partnership with Jack Leaning, scoring 274 for the third wicket. He scored 175 runs in just 139 balls in that match.
- In January 2017, in a bilateral home ODI against Pakistan, he scored his maiden ODI century (128 runs from 137 balls) and was involved in a 284-run partnership for the opening wicket with David Warner. It was the second highest opening wicket partnership in the history of ODI cricket and, as of February 2022, the highest partnership for any wicket for Australia in ODI cricket.
- His coming moment in international cricket was the 2021-22 edition Ashes (A biennial Test cricket series played between England and Australia). In the first match of the series, he scored 152 runs off just 148 balls, helping Australia reach a total of 425 runs. He had completed his century in just 85 balls and it was the fastest Test match century ever recorded at the Gabba, the venue of the match. Australia won the match by 9 wickets and was adjudged the ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance.
- He was forced to miss the fourth match of the series in Sydney after testing positive for COVID-19. However, he made a full recovery for the 5th and final match of the series in Hobart and scored 101 off 113 balls in Australia’s first innings total of 303 runs. Australia won the match by 146 runs and was again named ‘Player of the Match’ for his performance. He was also adjudged the ‘Player of the Series’ as the highest run-scorer from both sides (357 runs in four matches).
Featured image by Travis Head / Instagram