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Who is Travis Head?

Travis Head (born 29 December 1993) is an Australian international cricketer. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches.

He is a left-handed middle-order batsman and a part-time bowler. He was formerly a co vice-captain of the Australian national team in Tests from January 2019 to November 2020.

Travis Head Biography, Wiki

Travis Michael Head is an Australian Cricketer who has emerged as a reliable middle-order batsman in the limited-overs format.

He was born on 29th December 1993. He is a left-handed batsman and also has the ability to bowl right-arm off break.

Head is a part of the Adelaide Strikers in the BBL. He has also been a regular feature of the South Australia domestic side.

He was also an integral member of the U 19 World Cup Australian side in 2012.

Head has also the distinction of being the youngest captain for the Redbacks.

He has also played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore side in the IPL and has also played for the English County side of Yorkshire.

Head has played 65 matches in his career till now and has scored 2,165 runs at an average of 37.32.

He has taken 16 scalps at an average of 59.37.

Travis Head is touted to be a capable and fine middle-order batsman in the limited-overs format, who has also the ability to bowl some effective off-breaks.

Hailing from Adelaide, where he had played at the underage levels for the Craigmore Cricket Club.

Head has represented South Australia at both under-17 and under-19 levels.

Travis Head Biography Wikipedia
Travis Head
Real NameTravis Michael Head
NicknameTravis
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutTest– N/A
ODI– N/A
T20– 26 January 2016 vs India in Adelaide
Coach/MentorDarren Berry
Jersey Number#62 (Australia)
#43 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamAustralia, Adelaide Strikers, Australia Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Australia, South Australia Second XI, South Australia Under-23s
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstIndia and England
Favourite ShotSwitch hit
Records (main ones)• He was the 2nd highest scorer in the 2015-16 KFC T20 Big Bash League, with 276 at a strike rate of 158.62.
• In 2015, he became the youngest captain of the Southern Redbacks and at 21.
• Made a domestic record by scoring the highest runs in the one-day match (202 off 120.)
• Scored fastest double century in 117 balls in a List A career.
• Scored the 5th fastest hundred in the KFC T20 Big Bash League history (53 balls).
Career Turning PointUnder-19 National Championship in 2012-13 where he was named Player of the Championship.
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 December 1993
Age (as in 2016)23 Years
Birth PlaceAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityAustralian
HometownAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather– Gary McCollum
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sisters– Not Known
ReligionChristian
HobbiesFishing, playing golf and football
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting
Bowler: Mitchell Johnson
Favourite FoodBurger
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeN/A
Money Factor

Travis Head Career

Head made his first-class cricket debut for his home state South Australia in the Sheffield Shield at the age of 18 in early 2012.

He made a promising start to his where he scored his maiden half-century in his second match and falling short of scoring his maiden century in his third match with 90 runs against the Tasmanian side.

His consistent performances were well rewarded as he earned a rookie contract with South Australia.

Head’s form was rewarded by national selectors when he was included in Australia’s squad T20 series against a formidable Indian side.

He made his international debut during the series at his home ground, the iconic Adelaide Oval.

Consistency again earned Head a maiden call-up to the Australian ODI squad for the first time against the West Indies. He finally made his ODI debut on 13 June 2016.

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 the limited over’s format, Head has started to become a vital cog in the Australian side. He has donned multiple roles with the bat mostly batting in the middle order slot, providing solidity to the side.

He also opened the innings in early 2017 as a part of an experiment by the management. His debut as an opener saw him reaching to his first century and also being involved in a historical opening stand with David Warner.

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 during the 2013-14 Sheffield Season.

Head did not impress the selectors during the 2017-18 Sheffield season, as the only scoring totals of 8 and 0, but he strongly bounced back with an impressive knock against Victoria and a century against Queensland.

Due to his inconsistent performance in the Sheffield Shield season, he did not earn selection in Australia’s Test team.

In February 2015 Head was named as the Captain to replace Johan Botha as the captain of South Australia.

As the captain his fortunes continued took a turn for good during the 2015–16 season as he showed his class in all three formats of the game.

When Brad Hodge left the Adelaide Strikers, Head replaced him as the team’s captain in the BBL.

Some Facts About Travis Head

  • He used to play football for South Gawler Football Club.
  • He suffered a severe car accident in 2013, as he got eight stitches on his head and six on his back.
  • In 2020,  Travis Head and his girlfriend Jessica Davies bought a home in Adelaide worth $3.05 million.
  • At the age of 21, in 2015, he became the youngest ever captain of the South Australian cricket team.
  • In 2017-18, he led the Strikers to win their maiden BBL trophy.

Travis Head FAQ’s

Who is Travis Head?

Travis Head (born 29 December 1993) is an Australian international cricketer. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches.

How old is Travis Head?

Travis Head is currently 27 years old.

Who is Travis Head’s girlfriend?

Jessica Davies.

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