Davy Jacobs

Team Free State cricket team Free State cricket team
Role Wicket Keeper
Born Nov 4, 1982
Nationality South Africa South Africa
Nickname Davy
Team History
Free State cricket team Free State 2006 - present
Mumbai Indians Mumbai Indians 2011 - present
Warriors (cricket team) 2007 - 2013
Eastern Province cricket team Eastern Province 2007 - 2013
Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel 2013
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club Northamptonshire County 2007
Knights (cricket team) 2004 - 2006
North West cricket team 2001 - 2003
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David Johan Jacobs is a South African first class cricket player who plays for the Warriors team. Born in 1982 in Transvaal, South Africa, Davy, as he is fondly known by all, played for the Eagles Cricket team too. Other major teams that he has played so far include Free State, North West and Northamptonshire. David was selected to play for the IPL 4 season 2011 for the team of Mumbai Indians. He was picked by the team at IPL Player Auction for 190,000 dollars. Presently, he has been retained by this team to play for the IPL 5 season.

David is a right handed wicket keeper and a batsman too, having made over 3000 first class runs at an average of more than 40, with his highest score at one match being 218.

As a substitute overseas player, David played for the Northamptonshire County Cricket. In 2010 Champions League Twenty20, he played amazingly during the second edition, and finished runner up to Murali Vijay in the Golden Bat table.

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