Australian-Singaporean batsman Tim David has smashed his second hundred in less than a week to steer Surrey into the semi-finals of England’s domestic one-day cup.
David, who has played international cricket for Singapore but has ambitions to play for Australia where he was brought up, slammed a 67-ball century at The Oval as Surrey beat Gloucestershire by five wickets.
Having signed a last-minute deal with Surrey in June after the club lost several players to injury and international selection, David had a highest score of just 13 a week ago.
He’s since peeled off scores of 140no from just 70 balls, 52no from 38 balls and Sunday’s knock of 102no from 73 deliveries.
He now has 337 runs in the tournament at 84.25 with an extraordinary strike rate of 152.48.
Chasing 243 to win, Surrey were 2-24 and had lost Test batters Ollie Pope and Mark Stoneman when David arrived in the middle and…