Tim David
Tim David. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Former Australian cricketer and one of many legends of the sport Shane Watson needs Cricket Australia to determine a approach to rope in Singaporean cricketer Tim David of their nationwide aspect. David, who has represented his residence group Singapore, had been in talks with George Bailey, the chairman of selectors at CA because it seems he’s eligible to play for Australia.

The T20 World Cup is about to be hosted by Australia this 12 months and can start in October. The hosts and the defending champions will look to construct a powerful squad so as to defend their championship title at residence. David, then again, had been very spectacular within the T20 format for not simply Singapore, but in addition for the Mumbai Indians within the IPL 2022 this season.

“I hadn’t actually seen a lot of him in any respect up till the IPL and seeing what he did there’s something that I haven’t seen for a very long time. For a younger man coming in and simply dominating and simply hitting the ball like I haven’t actually seen up to now. So that you simply discover a means, ” Watson was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.

Tim David is such a worthwhile asset: Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch had beforehand weighed upon the significance of the occasion for Australia this 12 months and had additionally talked about a few gamers who can be anticipated for the World Cup. Given David’s power-hitting talents throughout strain conditions, he can be a gem of an addition for the Males in Yellow.

“I feel it’s vital that point will come for Tim. He’s such a worthwhile asset. Guys with that a lot energy who can bowl just a few overs are good within the discipline, they may slot into a variety of T20 sides. So I feel there’s going to be alternatives there little question, particularly with the quantity of cricket that’s going to be performed over the subsequent type of three months till that World Cup begins,” stated Finch.

David gave a glimpse of his batting prowess and showcased some nice knocks within the IPL this 12 months. Although Mumbai Indians had a poor season, they discovered a few worthy and dependable gamers within the squad and David was one in all them. Within the eight video games that he represented the franchise in, he managed to smash 16 sixes and 12 fours taking his strike charge to 216.28.