David Willey Biography : Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Facts & Net Worth


David Willey Biography

Full Name David Willey
Date of Birth 28 February 1990
Birthplace Northampton, United Kingdom
Age 32 years old
Nationality England
Role All Rounder
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Left arm fast medium
ODI Debut 8 May 2015 vs Ireland
T20 Debut 23 June 2015 vs New Zealand
Test Debut NA
Height 6.1 ft
Weight 85 kg


David Willey Early Life

David Jonathan Willey born 28 February 1990 is an English international cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and bowler. He is the son of former England cricketer and international umpire Peter Willey


David Willey Domestic Career

Willey began his career in the County Championship division two for his native county of Northamptonshire. After progressing through the ranks at Northampton, where he played for O.N’s and Northants Academy, he was given chance in the 2009 season at the age of 19, following a strong pre-season. His first game was against Leicestershire, one of his father’s old clubs, and it was the first game of the season. Willey signed a three-year contract with Yorkshire at the start of the 2016 season, which was announced on August 19, 2015. On May 1, 2016, he made his Yorkshire debut against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.The Perth Scorchers signed Willey for the 2015–16 BBL season. He was re-signed for the 2016–17 season. 

Willey was signed by Chennai Super Kings for the 2018 IPL season to replace Kedar Jadhav, who was injured in the tournament’s first match, as well as to replace injured New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner. Before opting to play for CSK, David Willey was playing county cricket for Yorkshire at the time of his late IPL call.He was amongst the 12th English player to be called up for the 2018 Indian Premier League season.He was also one of three England players to gain late IPL call-ups for the 2018 tournament, alongside Liam Plunkett (for Delhi) and Alex Hales (for Hyderabad).

Later, Willey was already retained by the Chennai Super Kings for the 2019 IPL season. CSK released him prior of the 2020 IPL auction. In the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League, he was purchased by the Royal Challengers Bangalore


David Willey International Career

Willey was named in the England U19 cricket squad for the Bangladesh Tests. He did not play in the first Test, but he did hit 65 runs in the second Test’s first innings.  On the 8th of May 2015, he made his One Day International debut for England versus Ireland, taking his first wicket in a rain-affected encounter. Willey was also called up for the England One-Day International team on 14 June 2015, and played in the series’ third match against New Zealand. With his second ball, he grabbed a wicket and finished with statistics of 3–69. He had 2–89 in the fourth match of the series, and England went on to win the game easily.

Willey appeared in every game for England in the 2016 World T20. Against the West Indies, he went 1–33, while against South Africa, he scalped 1 for 40.He was vital in England’s 141-run victory over Afghanistan, scoring an unbroken 20 and taking 2–23 with the ball. He was chosen in England’s tentative team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. Willey was not selected in England’s final fifteen-man World Cup roster, which was announced on May 21, 2019.


Career Bowling Stats

Left-Arm Fast Medium Bowler

Format M Inn B Mdn Runs W BB Econ Avg SR 4W 5W


52 51 2305 23 2181 69 5/30 5.67 31.6 33.4 3 1


32 32 641 0 854 38 4/7 7.99 22.5 16.9 1 0


3 3 60 0 95 2 1/24 9.50 47.5 30.0 0 0


Career Batting Stats

Left-Handed Batsman

Format M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s


52 29 13 377 51 23.6 427 88.3 0 2 31 11


32 21 8 182 29* 14.0 137 132.8 0 0 10 11


3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


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