David Andrew Miller was born on June 10, 1989, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He is the son of Andrew and Cheryl Miller, and has an older brother named Ryan. Miller's father was a club-level cricketer, and his brother played cricket at school, so it was no surprise that Miller developed a love for the game at a young age.
Miller is a private person and does not share much about his personal life in public. He is married to Erin Koen and they have a son together. Miller is also a keen golfer and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Miller started playing cricket at a young age and quickly showed his talent. He played for various age-group teams and was selected for the South African Under-19 team in 2008. Miller made his first-class debut for KwaZulu-Natal in 2008 at the age of 18. He had a successful first season, scoring over 1,000 runs and hitting two centuries.
Miller was selected for the South African national team for the first time in 2010 for a tour of the West Indies. He made his international debut in the first One-Day International (ODI) match of the tour, scoring 23 not out. Miller made his Test debut against England in 2013, but he was dropped from the Test team after a few matches.
Miller has had a successful ODI career, scoring over 4,000 runs at an average of over 40. He has also hit 10 ODI centuries. Miller is a powerful hitter and is known for his ability to score quickly towards the end of an innings.
One of Miller's most memorable ODI performances came in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. In the match against Zimbabwe, Miller scored an unbeaten 138 runs off just 92 balls, helping South Africa to a huge victory. Miller also played a key role in South Africa's progress to the semi-finals of the tournament, scoring centuries against West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Miller is one of the most successful T20I batsmen in the world. He has scored over 2,000 runs at an average of over 35 and has hit 12 T20I centuries. Miller is also the fastest batsman to score a century in a T20I match, achieving the feat off just 35 balls against Bangladesh in 2017.
Miller has played for various T20 franchises around the world, including the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), the Gujarat Titans, and the Multan Sultans. He has won the Indian Premier League (IPL) title once, with the Gujarat Titans in 2022.
Miller has played only six Test matches for South Africa, scoring 215 runs at an average of 35.83. He was dropped from the Test team in 2013 after a few unsuccessful matches.
Highest partnership for the fifth wicket in ODIs: 256 runs with JP Duminy against Bangladesh in 2015 Fastest century in a T20I match: 35 balls against Bangladesh in 2017 Most runs in an innings by a number 5 batsman in a World Cup match: 138 runs against Zimbabwe in 2015 Most player-of-the-series awards in T20Is: 3 IPL champion: 2022 with the Gujarat Titans Awards and Honors
ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year: 2021 Captaincy Stints
Miller has captained the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in the IPL on a few occasions. He has also captained the South Africa A team.
Miller has been involved in a few controversies during his career. In 2013, he was suspended for one T20I match after breaching the team's code of conduct. In 2015, he was fined for showing dissent towards the umpire during a Test match against England.
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