All the Details of David Wiese: The South African and Namibian Player Biography

  1. Introduction
  2. International  Cricket Career of David Wiese
  3. Biography of David Wiese
  4. Achievements of David Wiese
  5. Net Worth of David Wiese
  6. Career Stats of David Wiese -As a Batter/Bowler
  7. Social Media Accounts of David Wiese
  8. Lesser known Facts about David Wiese
  9. FAQ

David Wiese (born May 18, 1985) is a South African and Namibian cricketer who plays in franchise leagues. Wiese had been authorized to play international cricket for Namibia since his father was born in Namibia. Wiese played international cricket for South Africa from 2013 to 2016 before making his international debut for Namibia in 2021. He previously represented his national team before retiring in 2017. Since his debut in October 2005, he has also made 67 first-class appearances.

He currently plays for Lahore Qalanders on PSL. He also played CPL and he is currently playing for Saint Lucia Kings. His form since his breakthrough in first-class cricket led to him being selected for South Africa at the 2009 Hong Kong Cricket Sixes, where he finished as the leading wicket-taker, and for the South Africa Invitation XI in two games against England. He is known for his low-order explosive hitting power and his ability to throw slow balls.

International Cricket Career of David Wiese

On 2nd August 2013, he made his T20I debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka. After a disappointing three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, he was quickly withdrawn from the national team and ordered to play domestic cricket. On 19th August 2015, he made his One Day International debut for South Africa against New Zealand. He was a member of the South African side that competed in the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup, where they advanced to the semi-finals.

Wiese signed a Kolpak deal with Sussex on 9th January 2017, making him ineligible to represent South Africa and terminating his international career. Wiese will be available to represent Namibia at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, 2021 according to Namibian cricket team head coach Pierre de Bruyn. Wiese is picked to Namibia’s squad for the T20 World Cup event in October/November 2021. He was also picked to Namibia’s T20I team for the Summer T20 Bash in 2021, which took take place just before the World Cup. On 5th October 2021, he made his T20I debut for Namibia against the United Arab Emirates.

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Biography of David Wiese

Full NameDavid Michael Wiese
Height and WeightHeight-193 and Weight-80KG
Current Age 36 Years
International Cricket Debut ODI-On the 19th of August in the year 2015, VS Zealand at Supersport Park. Test-NA T2OI-On the 2nd of August in the year 2013, at R.Premadasa Stadium, a match between Sri Lanka and India was held.
First-class/Domestic teamsLahore Qalanders Cumilla Warriors Sussex Royal Challengers Bangalore Khulna Titans Barbados Royals Karachi King  
Mother’s nameNot Known
Father’s nameNot Known
Brother’s NameNot Known
Wife/Spouse Chene Wiese
Hobbies Watching football and Travelling
Favorite player of David WieseJacques Kallis
Name of College David Wiese went University of Pretoria
Date of Birth and Place18th May 1985 Roodepoort,  South Africa
NationalitySouth African/Namibian
Zodiac SignTaurus
EthnicitySouth African

Achievements of David Wiese

  • In 2017 he joined Sussex County Cricket
  • Highest wicket-taker in Hong Kong Cricket Sixes in 2009
  • Now he plays for Lahore Qalandars
  • Got IPL Contracts
  • Played in Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Now Playing for Namibia (Earlier he played for South Africa)

Net Worth of David Wiese

He has around $2M in total. He earned money when he got the contracts of the South Africa Board. He plays all over the world in various franchises. He also does endorsement. Presently he is playing for Namibia. There also he got the central contract.

Career Stats of David Wiese-As a Batter

MatchesT2OI- Matches-25 Innings-16Test Matches-0 Innings-0ODI Matches-6 Innings-6T20s Matches-269 Innings-193
Strike Rate132.37088.70143.18
The 50s/100s1007

Career Stats of David Wiese-As a Bowler

MatchesT2OI- Matches-25 Innings-25Test Matches-0 Innings-ODI Matches-6 Innings-6T20s Matches-269 Innings-232

Social Media Accounts David Wiese


Rare Facts of David Wiese

In the print media and social media about his parents, nothing is more discussed. He is a nature lover.


What is David Wiese’s Batting style?

He is a right-handed batter.

For which team is David Wiese Playing in T20I World Cup 2021?

He was a South African player. Now he has changed his nationality to play for Namibia. If Namibia qualifies for the super 12 he will play for Namibia in the world cup.

What is the name of David Wiese’s wife?

David Wiese is married to Chene Wiese. They are both parents of a single child.

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