Travis Michael Head (born 29 December 1993) is an Australian international cricketer. He is contracted to South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers for domestic matches. He is an aggressive left-handed middle-order batsman and a part-time right arm off-spin bowler. He is also a former co-vice-captain of the Australian national team in Tests.
Head was born in Adelaide, South Australia. He is the son of Shane Head, who played first-class cricket for South Australia and Tasmania. Head's younger brother, Joel, is also a cricketer, and currently plays for the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League.
Head made his first-class debut for South Australia at the age of 18 in 2011. He quickly established himself as a regular member of the side, and in 2015 he was appointed captain of the Redbacks. Head led the Redbacks to their first Sheffield Shield final in 20 years in 2015-16.
Head made his international debut for Australia in a T20I match against India in February 2016. He made his ODI debut in the same series, and his Test debut against Pakistan in October 2018.
Head has played 38 ODIs for Australia, scoring 1124 runs at an average of 30.13. He has scored two centuries and five half-centuries in ODIs. His highest score in ODIs is 152, which he scored against India in 2019.
Head has played 49 T20Is for Australia, scoring 1090 runs at an average of 23.91. He has scored five half-centuries in T20Is. His highest score in T20Is is 66, which he scored against India in 2016.
Head captained South Australia from 2015 to 2018. He was also co-vice-captain of the Australian Test team from 2019 to 2020.
Head has been involved in a few minor controversies throughout his career. In 2016, he was fined for swearing on the field during a Sheffield Shield match. In 2018, he was fined for wearing a shirt that had a political message written on it during a Big Bash League match.
Head is married to Jessica Head. They have a son together, named Hendrix.
Head is a popular figure in Australian cricket. He is known for his aggressive batting style and his easy-going personality. He is also a role model for young cricketers, and he is often praised for his work ethic and dedication to the game.