About DA Miller
DA Miller or David Andrew Miller is 30 years old South African left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. He occasionally also plays as wicketkeeper in the game. He played for Kings XI Punjab in IPL as a former captain and has now recently announced his departure from first-class cricket in September 2018.
DA Miller was born on 10th June 1989 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa as David Andrew Miller. He started his first-class career at age 18 with being schooled at Martizburg College.
He played for domestic club Dolphins at an average of 12.33. His next season with the club made him finish with 374 runs further getting the offer to play for the national side.
DA Miller started his cricket career at age 18 playing domestic games for Dolphins. He soon got a chance to be selected for South Africa ‘A’ team playing against Bangladesh ‘A’ at an average of 65 score rate 195 runs.
In 2010, he went for an international tour to West Indies but the team didn’t make to the semi-finals of
2010 T20 WC. He made his first T20I debut at North Sound, Antigua.
He put down his best efforts while South Africa was at 59/5 in the 13th over. This crucial time was taken over by him to hit the third ball for a six and smashing 33 off 26 balls. He contributed 57-run stand with Johan Botha letting South Africa win by one run. His ODI debut was against West Indies where he showed his skills as a finisher.
Miller also got the game for Durham domestic club. In 2011 he got his contract signed with IPL for $100,000 on replacement basis for Dimitri Mascarenhas but did not have a chance in a single game.
His real international fame came in 2013 with Kings XI Punjab in IPL where he scored the highest runs of 418 at an average of 59.71.
In total, he went for one hundred against Bangalore in just 38 balls and three fifties. The hundred came out to be his third fastest in the IPL.
This IPL success brought his name in South African squad for the Champions Trophy making his place regular in T20I and ODI matches. He played a stunning inning against Australia at Durban in 2016 by hitting a sensational century.
DA Miller has also played in 2015 World Cup matches for the team by scoring 324 runs at an average of 65 and strike rate of 139.
His hits against Zimbabwe scoring 138 off 92 balls made him the hero where he put up the 256-run stand partnership with JP Duminy considering it to be the highest fifth-wicket in all World Cups.
He is now being selected for South African squad to play in 2019 Cricket World Cup.
No information about his relationship.
It is estimated to be around $10 million.