All About Devon Conway And His Cricket Career

Devon Philip Conway is a cricketer who is born in South Africa but he plays for New Zealand. He was born on 8th July 1991. In March 2020 ICC confirmed that now Devon Conway is eligible to play for New Zealand as his national team was from a different country.

 on May 20-20 he was awarded the central contract, he is a left-handed dashing batsman who likes to play his shots he made his debut International debut for New Zealand in November 2020.

 in June 2021 in his debut test match he scored a magnificent double test double century and other results of that he was named as the ICC men’s player of the month for June 2021.

His International cricketing record is very small, combined played only 30 matches but he has some very attractive numbers so far the dipping form of Virat Kohli who was always a beast in all the formats the only batsman who had an average above 50 in all three formats. After Kohli , Devon Conway is the only one who has an average above 50 in all three formats.

63.92 in tests 75 in ODI and 50.17 in T20 Internationals, these are absolutely mouthwatering numbers.

 Looking at these Stats we can say that his biggest strength in playing all 3 formats is his adaptability to adjuist.

 This adaptability gives him the balance between attack and defence, when to attack and when to defend which is a fantastic thing for any player.

Though he is 31 at this point, yet it is felt that he has a good Future with New Zealand cricket team so he has got a wonderful future for New Zealand in all formats.

These adorabale little performances at international level has also impressed the IPL franchises as well as they have kept chasing him in this year’s IPL and was eventully bought by Chennai Super Kings as an opening batsman.

 it will be quite interesting to see how he shapes in under the leadership of MSD and Ravi Jadeja.

Generally players who play in CSK or Mumbai they have they always nurtured their potential and polished their skills and eventually does good not only for Chennai but also for their respective national teams assuming that  it is a great opportunity for Devan convey to play for Chennai that will help him improving his game.

Personal Information About Devon Conway

Full name    Devon Philip Conway
Date of Birth8th July 1991
HometownWellington, New Zealand
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionCricketer
Religion 
CollegeSt Johns College, Johannesburg
Zodiac SignCancer
hobbiesWatching movies
Marital Statusengaged
T20i DebutVs west indies in 2020
ODI debutVs Bangladesh in 2021
Batting styleLeft-handed bat
Height5’11”
Weight73kg
Hair color  Brown
Eye colorBlue

Family Background of Devon Conway:

The name of Devon father is  Devon Conway. His mother name is Sandy Conway.

 his father was a coach in Soccer.  The name of his sister is Candy and Charne Conway

he completed his schooling at high local high school and also completed his graduation from St John’s College he played cricket for his college team

All formats career of Devon Conway:

Domestic Career of Devon Conway:

He Started playing cricket in South Africa, he was included in Gauteng’s squad for the 2015 Africa T20 cup. All three matches for them and scored mainly only 53 runs in August 2017 at the age of 26/ move to New Zealand to pursue a cricket career.

In June 2018 he got his first contract with the domestic season of Wellington in New Zealand in the second round of the 2018 sheet season where he scored an unbeaten double century against Otago of the Basin Reserve.

He is also the leading run scorer in the 2018 -19 Super Smash with 363 runs in 9 matches.

And these domestic numbers kept on improving when he got himself as a leading run scorer once again in the 2018 19 Blanket sheet season with having 659 runs in 7 matches.

His Stocks got higher when in March 2019, he was named as the Men’s domestic player of the year at the annual New Zealand cricket awards.

In October 2019 he played one of the most centulating innings of domestic career when is scored sizzling 327 for Wellington against Canterbury it was a 9th double century in the first class cricket in New Zealand and he went on to score 393 runs in that match combined.

All n all it is clearly visible that he set the world on fire. The moment he shifted to New Zealand he kept on performing with every available opportunity that came in his way and that opened doors for him to play and represent New Zealand at the international level.

OdI career of Devon Conway:

He made his ODI debut against Bangladesh on March 20th 2021.

On 26th March 2021 he scored his first century in ODI cricket in the third match of series against Bangladesh so for he has only played 3 ODIs is which is a very small sample size but he has scored 225 runs at a strike rate of 88.25 with so very good beginning to something absolutely extraordinary.

Test career of Devon Conway:

After impressing everyone in his domestic circuit he made his debut into the squad of New Zeland test team of in April 2021 for the series against England and for the final of the ICC World test Championship. .

Conway made his debut on 2 June 2021 New Zealand against England and what a brilliant debut that was, he went on to score a double century on a test debut that inning was so special because it was scored at the home of cricket Lords and also became the second batsman after SauravGanguly to hit a century at Lord on test debut so that was very specialll.

He also has an another very interesting record related to test cricket at the age of 29 years and 3:29 days he became the oldest batsman to score a double century on a stressed away roll test numbers have 7 games with 12 winnings having Scored 767 runs with the highest of 200 and is average is 63.92 with 300 to his name so 300 and 100 and 350 all this in 7 test matches that is quite and incredible record in the beginning of a career absolutely stunning

T20i career of Devon Conway:

T20 career devil Congress started when he made his debut against West Indies at Eden park on November 27 2020.

He scored a scentilating  99 against Australia at his home which was unbeaten one.

 He emerged himself as a wonderful T20 batsman and his stats speak volume of his ability.

He has played 20 t20i with 17 innings in which year course 602 runs with highest of 99 everything 15.17 at a mammals strike rate 139.35

IPL career of Devon Conway:

So for it does not have an IPL career as a moist to the ranks in international cricket in last couple of years but he got the limeLight and the attention of all the franchises this year when he was picked by Chennai and he is most likely to make into their playing 11 April because of his consistency that he has shown at international level so this could be the year for him to make his IPL announcement as a as a prolific batsman.

 Achievements of Devon Conway:

1) double hundred at test debut

2) only player in international cricket to have average over 50 in all 3 formats

3) He was the leading run scorer in the 2018- 2019 super smash, with 363 runs in 9 matches.

4)  In 2019 he was named as the mens domestic player of the year at annual New Zealand awards.

Net Worth of Devon Conway:

Net worth of Don waste material 1 million dollars which is around 7 crore Indian rupees Centre contract with Newton cricket and also place all three format for them so he’s most of his earning from hidden cricket recently he was back then IPL contract for Chennai as well so you earned some amount from there to.

Social media handles of Devon Conway:

Yes 97.7k followers on Instagram test only verified account that available internet and he regularly post about his life on Instagram

FAQs:

  1. Why did Devon Conway move to New Zealand?

In August 2017, at the age of 26, he moved to New Zealand to pursue a cricket career. In June 2018, he was awarded a contract with Wellington for the 2018–19 season in New Zealand. In the second round of the 2018–19 Plunket Shield season, Conway scored an unbeaten double century against Otago at the Basin Reserve.

  • Does Devon Conway keep wicket?

In addition to his top-four batting role, Conway has also kept wicket for all but one of his side’s matches in the tournament so far.

  • Why Devon Conway leave South Africa?

“In my view, Devon left because of poor talent management in SA. Some of his coaches referred to him as an ‘amateur bully’. And stating that he wouldn’t cut it at international cricket,” Ramela wrote on Facebook.03-Jun-2021