John Davison

John Davison

Player Details

Name: John Davison

International Team: N/A

Domestic Team: Canada

Role: All Rounder

Bowling Style: Off break

Batting Style: Right-hand

- ODI debut Bangladesh v Canada at Durban - Feb 11, 2003
- Born May 9, 1970, Campbell River, British Columbia
- Batting style Right-hand bat
- Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
- Spent the bulk of his life in Australia, but struggled to hold down a regular spot in the Victoria Sheffield Shield side.
- In 1999, the versatile Davidson was approached by the Canadian cricket authorities about coaching and inclusion in the national side.
- Davidson was a key member of the side that finished third in the 2001 ICC Trophy held in Toronto, on the back of some terrific hometown support.
- Davison joined South Australia in the 2002-03 season - in what turned out to be a stella year.
- At the 2003 World Cup he shocked the cricketing world with the fastest World Cup century in history against the West Indies,including half a dozen sixes as part of a fabulous 111.
- As if to prove that was no luck he then hit the third-fastest ever World Cup fifty against New Zealand. Not surprisingly he was Canada's top scorer in the tournament.
- He was named captain of the national side in 2004.
- In 2005 he created history by taking 17 for 137 against the US in the Intercontinental Cup, the best figures since Jim Laker's 19 wicket haul in the 1956 Ashes.

International Career Overview


Batting Bowling
Career Span: 2003-2011 Innings Bowled: 28
Matches: 29 Overs: 214.1
Innings: 29 Runs Conceded: 966
Not Outs: 1 Average: 28.41
Runs: 643 Economy Rate: 4.51
Highest Score: 111 Best bowling in Innings: 3/15
Average: 22.96
50s: 3
100s: 1
Ducks: 7
Caught Out: 18
Stumped Out: 0