Steven Davies Biography
Steven Michael Davies born on 17 June 1986 is an English top-notch cricketer, a left-handed batsman who as of now plays for Somerset. He bats in the center order in first-class cricket and opens in constrained overs. He began as a wicket-keeper, playing ODI and Twenty20 cricket in this part for England.
Davies did his education in King Charles School, and started playing for Worcestershire in 2001. Also, he played in second eleven in the ECB 38-Country Cup and played one C&G trophy match. Steven appeared for England Under -19s in the under-19 world cup in Bangladesh in which his average score was 55.25 in six innings. In 2004 he influenced his senior Worcestershire appearance, in a one-day game against Sri Lanka A. He additionally played for the England Under-19s in the home series against Bangladesh and captained the side on visit in India all through the series. Davies influenced his debut against Loughborough UCCE in April 2005, making 6 and 37 as his country surrendered to an unremarkable eight-wicket defeat.
On 19 September 2005 Davies was named in the 17-man ECB National Academy squad. In March 2006, he was called up to the England A squad to supplant Chris Read. He was named in the England A squad visiting Bangladesh in 2007. He made his Twenty20 International presentation for England, opening the batting alongside Ravi Bopara against the West Indies in Port of Spain on 15 March 2009, top-scoring with 27 from 21 balls as England came to 55 for 1, preceding falling to 121 hard and fast. In October 2009, Davies was called up to England's Test squad out of the blue. Davies made his ODI debut in the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against Australia on 2 October.
Rise to Glory
He was unable to make a significant impact in U-19 series against Sri Lanka. However, he did perform well in his in successive Championship innings. He although played as a specialist opening batsman but unfortunately was sent behind the stumps midway through 2005. He indeed scored 192 after his first call up to England A squad against Gloucestershire and that was his highest score till date in June 2006.