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Travis Head

Australian cricketer


Travis Head
Travis Head

Travis Michael Head is an Australian international cricketer. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches, as well as the team Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is an aggressive left-handed batsman who usually opens in limited overs and in the middle-order in Tests. He is also a part-time right arm off-spin bowler. He was formerly a co vice-captain of the Australian national team in Tests from January 2019 to November 2020 but then renamed again as co vice-captain alongside Steve Smith at the beginning of the 2023 series against Pakistan. Head was a key member of the Australian team that won the 2023 ICC World Test Championship final, as he was the Player of the Match with his innings of 163 runs. In the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup final, Head led Australia to victory over India with an impressive 137 off 120 balls. He also became the second player ever to score a century when batting second in a World Cup final. He also became the first player to score centuries in 2 ICC tournament finals in a same calendar year.

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Head blasts 39-ball IPL century

Australia's Travis Head blasted a 39-ball century in the IPL in a record-breaking innings.

Sydney Morning Herald

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