About DJ MalanDJ Malan or Dawid Johannes Malan is 31 years old English Left-handed middle order batsman and right arm leg break bowler. He currently plays the role of captain in domestic club Middlesex and is also the part of England Cricket team.
Early LifeDJ Malan was born on 3rd September 1987 in Roehampton, Greater London, England as Dawid Johannes Malan to Dawid Malan Sr. He was raised by family in South Africa. He also has a younger brother named Charl Malan who was also in the same profession and used to play for Loughborough MCCU whereas father played first class cricket in South Africa for Western Province and Northern Transvaal. His sister Line Malan is also a hockey player of South Africa.
CareerHe started his cricket career playing for Boland at the age of 18 in South Africa for season 2005-2006. He next moved on with Middlesex County Cricket Club in 2006 making his first XI debut in T20 Cup against Surrey. He struggled to get his spot in the following seasons and got his place in the championship side scoring his maiden century against Northampton shire but the actual performance that brought him to limelight stood out to be Lancashire T20 innings where he made 103 off 51 balls thus further making a way towards England Performance squad in November 2008. His performance got slumped through the years but he ended the wait with a century against Northampton shire in June 2014. He thus averaged 45.48 in first class cricket in 2014. The year 2015 proved successful when he got his career-best with big hundreds in all three formats of the game. He has also played for teams like Peshawar Zalmi, Barisal Bulls, Khulna Titans and Cape Town Blitz.
Internationally, he got the chance to play for England’s Twenty20 International squad against South Africa in 2017 where he claimed 78 runs and the title of being the Man of the Match. Soon he got his first Test tour against South Africa where he just made 1 score in first innings and in second got dismissed for 10. This performance was not marked up to the expectation by the selectors so he made a come back with maiden test century during the 3rd Ashes Test Match at the WACA. He has recently made his ODI debut for England team against Ireland on 3rd May 2019.
Personal lifeHe is rumoured to be dating with Claire Mottram.
Full Name: Dawid Johannes Malan
Born: 3 September 1987 (age 31)
Roehampton, Greater London, England
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Bowling: Right arm leg break
Role: Middle-order batsman
Relations: Dawid Malan Sr. (father), Charl Malan (brother)
Net WorthIt is estimated to be around $4-6 million.