- Canada national cricket team 2003 - present
John Davison is the middle order batsmen and also a right arm spinner for the Canadian team and has been in the team for nearly a decade. After being born in British Columbia; he moved to Australia when he was still young. John joined the Australian Cricket Academy in 1993. John remained a member of the Victoria state for several years but could not secure the usual first team slot and after leaving this he joined South Australia in 2002-03. During the year 1999 he would spend his off season in Canada as player cum coach and soon enough became a part of the national team.
John was a part of the Canadian team which ended up at the third position in the ICC trophy in the years 2001 and 2005. During the 2003 World cup he came into the limelight for scoring the quickest century in the World Cup history with a half dozen sixes adding up to a magnificent 111. This was followed up with the third quickest World Cup half century against New Zealand and also making maximum runs as well as taking most wickets in the tournament.
John was elected as the captain of the team in 2004. In Canada’s first first-class match he scored more than 50 runs and created a record in the history of cricket by taking 17 for 137 in a test series. John played for South Australia in 2004-05 which was his last game but after which he dedicated time for Canada only. A scintillating 52 from 31 balls in the match against New Zealand in 2007 World Cup proved his ability.
In his entire career John has played 25 One Day Internationals with 693 runs at an average of 28.87 with his highest score being 111. Bowling averages include 25 matches 31 wickets taken at an economy rate of 4.16.
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