David Wiese was born in Roodepoort, South Africa, on 18 May 1985. He is a professional cricketer who plays for two nations, first from South Africa and then from the Namibian side. He made his T20 debut for South Africa on 2 August 2013 against Srilanka in Colombo. On 19 August, he made his ODI debut vs New Zealand at Centurion Park in 2015.
He debuted for Namibia in the T20I on 5 October 2021, just a few before the T20 World Cup 2021. His ODI debut for Namibia was made on 6 March 2022 against Oman. He could represent the Namibian cricket team because his father was born there.
|David Veelsydig Wiese
|Date of Birth
|May 18, 1985
|Roodepoort, Transvaal Province
|Right Hand Fast
Family & Relationships
Teams Played For
|Guyana Amazon Warriors
|London Spirit (Men)
Northern Superchargers (Men)
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|South Africa A
South Africa Emerging Players
|St Lucia Kings
He started playing at a very early age in his life. Wiese joined a cricket academy run by a South African coach, Harry Shapiro. In the beginning days, David was interested in spin bowling, but as time passed, he understood that his height was the critical factor, and then he moved toward fast bowling. Wiese’s parents were not happy with his interest in cricket. They desire that their son be focused on his studies only.
Salary & Net Worth
|$ 4 Million
In their ODI Career, Wiese Played a Total of 15 Matches in which, with the bat, scored 330 runs with an average of 25.38. His best score in one day international was 67. In the Bowling department, he took 15 wickets with an average of 45.73; his best figures are 3/50. In the Fielding area, he kept 2 catches.
In the T20 format, Wiese Played a Total of 36 Matches in which, with the bat, he scored 387 runs with an average of 21.50. His best score in T20I was 66*. In the Bowling department, he took 38 wickets with an average of 24.23; his best figures are 5/23. In the Fielding area, he kept 11 brilliant catches.
In PSL, David is essential to their team, Lahore Qalandars. In starting, Karachi Kings picked him through drafting, but he wasn’t given any chance to utilize himself. But then Lahore Qalanders Pick him, and day by day, he becomes a permanent member of it and creates a good bond with them.
In PSL, he played 35 matches, scoring 438 runs with a strike rate of 173 and taking 27 wickets. In the 7th season, he played a crucial role and helped his team to lift the for the 1st time in the captaincy of Shaheen Afridi. In the final match, he made 28 runs in just 8 balls to give an excellent finish to his team.
He only played in one season of IPL, in which he participated in 15 matches and scored 127 runs with a Strike Rate of 141.11. In the bowling department, he took 16 wickets with an economy of 8.68, and his best figures are 4/33.
Other Franchise Leagues
Wiese also became part of the T20 Blast League, Caribbean Premier League, and South African franchise cricket.
ICC T20 World Cup2021
Namibia’s 1st time played in Round 1 of the T20 World Cup, and they will succeed with Wiese’s significant performance and qualify for the super 12 stages. Wiese also gave their best at Super 12, but it was not enough to qualify for the semi-finals.
In the 2021 T20 World Cup, Wiese scored 155 runs with an average of 31 in 5 matches and took 5 wickets. His highest score was 43 against Pakistan, which performed well in that World Cup.
- Fourth Highest partnership for the 8th wicket
- Representing 2 Countries