Liam Dawson

Pravash 10 Jul,2022

Facts of Liam Dawson

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Full Name
Liam Andrew Dawson
Birth Name
Liam Andrew Dawson
Famous Name
Liam Dawson
Current City
Married to
Sophie Dawson
Currently Married
Andy Dawson
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club
England Cricket Team
Started career as
Cricket Player


Married to
Sophie Dawson
Currently Married

English cricket player Liam Dawson plays domestically for Hampshire, and he also represents the England team. He is a right-arm slow left-arm orthodox bowler, a right-handed batsman, and a principal bowling all-rounder. The professional English cricketer has experience playing for several foreign cricket teams. Since 2007, Dawson originally represented the Hampshire County Cricket Club where he wears shirt number 8.

The English all-rounder has been playing cricket for a while, and on July 5, 2016, he made his debut for his country. Liam Dawson works in an assortment of sectors in addition to cricket. He played all three of the game's forms for England after making his debut in international cricket, with the most recent game taking place in 2018. Dawson was a member of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup, however, he didn't participate in any of the games.

Early Life and Parents

Liam Andrew Dawson, professionally known as Liam Dawson was born on March 1, 1990, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, to his parents. Although his mother's identity is unknown, Andy Dawson is his father. As of right now, it is unknown what kind of work Liam Dawson's parents do. Information on Liam Dawson's siblings is currently unavailable as well.

Dawson was born and reared in England, where he also attended school. Dawson is also English-national, and his tallest point is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m). English citizenship is held by Liam Dawson. Dawson has short brown hair, brown eyes, and a 72 kg weight. 

LiamLiam Dawson SOURCE: instagram@daws128

At the age of three, Dawson began playing cricket, and at seven, he joined Goatacre. He afterward went on to play youth cricket in Wiltshire at Chippenham Cricket Club, where Hampshire caught his attention.

Dawson was chosen for the England under-19s tour of Malaysia in 2006/07 after playing frequently for the Hampshire Second XI and Wiltshire in 2006. He recorded amazing stats of 6/9 versus Malaysia during the trip. He was England's top wicket-taker in the 2007 under-19s Test series against Pakistan.

Dawson's Domestic Career

Near the close of the 2007 season, Dawson played for Hampshire in three List A games. Although he didn't get a wicket, he made a run-a-ball 32 in his debut. He played his first-class debut against Yorkshire on September 19, 2007, however, he didn't bat or bowl.

In 2008, Dawson defeated Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge and recorded his first century. He was included in the England Lions team for the trip to New Zealand in January 2009. Dawson competed for Hampshire's Friends Provident Trophy-winning squad in 2009.

DawsonDawson celebrating after picking wicket SOURCE: instagram@daws128

He only participated in eight Championship games in 2010 and had a batting average of 29. He has a 36 average in the Championship in 2011. In List A games, when he started to establish his reputation, he averaged 35.

Dawson's bowling started to get attention in 2012 when he averaged 32 and took 26 wickets for Hampshire in the County Championship. However, since he averaged fewer than 30 over the season, his batting declined. He contributed significantly to Hampshire's bowling lineup in the T20 competition by getting nine wickets.

International Career

When he was chosen for England's squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, Dawson received his first call-up to a senior international team, albeit he didn't take part in any matches. Dawson played in his first Twenty20 International (T20I) for England against Sri Lanka on July 5, 2016.

Dawson made his One Day International (ODI) debut for England against Pakistan on September 4, 2016. He amassed a 10-run total and 2-70 in stats. Dawson was selected for England's Test team in November 2016 for the final two games of the series against India.

On December 16, 2016, in the fifth Test of the series against India, he played his first Test match. In his first innings, he hit an unbeaten 66 as England amassed 477. His maiden Test wicket came when he caught Murali Vijay lbw and recorded a final score of 2-129. Dawson had stats of 0-20 after starting the bowling in the second T20I match against India.

LiamLiam Dawson representing England SOURCE: instagram@daws128

On July 6, 2017, Dawson was picked to represent England as the second spinner in the side for the Test series against South Africa. He scored two two-ball ducks and got four wickets. Dawson was included in the 15-man team that England announced as their final roster for the 2019 Cricket World Cup on May 21. Along with Tom Curran, he was one of the two players who did not participate as England won the competition.

Dawson was included in the England team on July 27, 2020, for the ODI series against Ireland. Dawson was one of England's three traveling reserves for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup in September 2021, however, he didn't participate in the competition. For the 2022 England tour to the West Indies, he was added back to the main T20I team.

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Besides Domestic and International Career

For the first time in his career, Dawson exceeded 1,000 runs in first-class play in 2013. However, he was less successful with the ball, claiming just eleven Championship wickets. He grabbed the most List A wickets of his career (12), but his bowling in one-day cricket improved as a result. He carried on with his outstanding bowling in T20 cricket, claiming 13 more wickets.

DawsonDawson on Hampshire's outfit SOURCE: instagram@daws128

After losing favor at Hampshire in 2014, Dawson was loaned out to Essex. When Dawson returned to Hampshire after the loan, he successfully recaptured his starting position due to his strong performance. He collected 12 wickets in List A cricket and 29 in the Championship in 2015 as his bowling developed. Following the Bangladesh Premier League draft for the 2018–19 season, Dawson was selected for the Comilla Victorians side in October 2018. He was acquired by the London Spirit in April 2022 in preparation for The Hundred's 2022 season.

Salary and Net Worth 

Liam Dawson makes a good living from his professional cricket career. Dawson has competed in a lot of international events, and his successes must have helped him succeed financially. Liam Dawson also makes the most of his money playing for clubs.

DawsonDawson with his car SOURCE: instagram@daws128

Liam makes a good living playing cricket for England's national squad. The national squad of England has not revealed his wage. He also receives compensation from the various international teams he has represented.

Liam Dawson unquestionably lives a luxury life as a result of his great fortune. This suggests that his estimated net worth is $5 million. He does, however, have connections to a number of athletic associations. Expanding his firm has undoubtedly been financially advantageous for Dawson.

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Is Dawson Married?

Yes, Sophie Dawson, a lovely woman, and Dawson are married. The two devoted birds dated for some time before they were married. The Dawson pair have also started their own family. They have two children—a boy and a girl—who were born. Sophie Dawson is a media person by occupation.

DawsonDawson and his wife Sophie SOURCE: instagram@daws128

Dawson and Sophie both post images from their daily life on their social media profiles. But Sophie has kept her account a secret. An all-around professional bowler is a family man who enjoys spending his leisure time with his loved ones. On Instagram, Dawson is listed as @daws128. We may follow Dawson there to keep up with his everyday activities.

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