Daily Mail UK – Middlesex left-hander Dawid Malan became England’s first centurion of this Ashes series and closed the day unbeaten on 110 off 174 balls.

Summary

  • Middlesex left-hander Dawid Malan became England’s first centurion of this Ashes series and closed the day unbeaten on 110 off 174 balls.
  • Malan was born in London but moved to South Africa at an early age.
  • The Malans are a sporting family – his sister Line Malan plays hockey for South Africa.
  • In June, Malan became the first player to hit a half-century on his England Twenty20 debut, with his 44-ball 78 setting up a 19-run win over South Africa.
  • Having made only 35 in total across four innings in that series, Malan then enjoyed a major milestone in August as he posted his maiden Test half-century, 65 against West Indies as England won what was an inaugural day/night Test at Edgbaston.


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