Travis Head is an Australian International cricketer. He was born Travis Michael Head on December 29, 1993, in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 25 years old. Travis is a middle-ordered left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. He maintained his consistent performance by taking his place in South Australia’s Sheffield Shield side. He also became a test team captain in 2015.
Travis started his career at under-age levels from Craigmore Cricket Club. Head became part of Australia Under-19 squad for ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012. He scored 87 runs off 42 balls against Scotland and took three wickets against Bangladesh.
Big Bash Career
Travis made his debut in KFC Big Bash League for Adelaide Strikers during the BBL season 2012-13. He scored his maiden T20 century 101 runs off 53 balls with nine sixes and four-fours for Adelaide Strikers. He smashed against Sydney Sixers on New Year’s Eve night in KFC Big Bash season 2015-16.
Travis made New Year’s Eve most entertaining innings for Adelaide Strikers as his team needs 51 runs to win for 18 balls, but he required 55 runs to his maiden Big Bash century which he scored three shots to spare.
Head played in BBL (Big Bash League) for Adelaide Strikers in the T20 game by replacing injured Kieron Pollard in the team. He is one of six young Australian players who became part of the Ageas Bowl International Cricket Academy during season-2013.
Intl. & T20 Cricket Stats
Travis made his debut in club cricket at the age of 17 years for Craigmore Cricket Club and represented South Australia at both under-17 and under-19. Head made his first-class debut for South Australia in the Sheffield Shield in the year 2012 and scored his maiden first-class cricket century against Tasmania. Travis became the youngest captain for South Australia side in their 122-years of first-class cricket history by replacing Johan Botha at the age of 21 years in February 2015.
He scored his maiden first-class century for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia. Travis became 3rd Australian in history to score a double century (202 runs off 120 balls) for South Australia in List A game and help to chase down 351 runs target with three overs to spare. Travis Head scored his 175 runs off 139 balls at the 3rd wicket with Jack Leaning and broke the highest List A partnership record.
He scored his maiden List A century for National Performance Squad against South Africa A Team in July 2014. Third Australian to score double tons in List A cricket for South Australia. Broke record of highest ever Lists A partnership by scoring 175 runs off 139 balls.
He made his debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League during IPL Season 2016-17. He made his debut English County Championship for Yorkshire during the County Championship season 2016 and later he represented Worcestershire for season 2018.
Travis as Captain
He was caped as an Australian vice-captain for the Test team along with Pat Cummins in January 2019 for Test series against Sri Lanka. I became the youngest captain for South Australia at the age of 21 years. The first-ever 122-years history of South Australia Cricket by replacing Johan Botha.
He is currently the vice-captain of the Australian national test team. Head started his cricket career at the age of 18. He represented Australia in the under-19 team in Cricket World Cup 2012.
Travis Head Career Stats
Travis Head Profile
|Full Name||Travis Michael Head|
|Date of Birth||29 December 1993, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Current Age||25 Years|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8)|
|Playing Roll||Middle-order Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Test Debut||7 October 2018 v Pakistan (Cap-454)|
|ODI Debut||13 June 2016 v West Indies (Cap-213)|
|T20 Debut||26 January 2016 v India (Cap-82)|
|Major Teams||Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Australia Under-19s, South Australia, South Australia Second XI, South Australia Under-23s, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Yorkshire.|