Oliver (Ollie) Davies is a prodigious young talent. At just 17, Ollie has smashed all sorts of batting records in recent years as a Manly Warringah junior rep player.
In the 2014/15 season as a 14 year old, he plundered an incredible 1755 runs, to be the highest run scorer (non-First Class) in Australia. It was a remarkable statistic and showcased his rare talent.
In 2016, Ollie was selected for the NSW Under-15s and also the Australian Under-16s, playing against Pakistan in Dubai.
Then the 2017/18 season was a huge one for Ollie. He was captain of the NSW Metro Under-17 team, leading NSW to the national title. He was also selected for the Australian Under-17 and Under-19 teams.
At NSW Premier Cricket level in 2017/18, Ollie hammered 167 for his club Manly Warringah in 2nd Grade against Gordon and also played a remarkable Poidevin-Gray (Under 21) innings against Randwick-Petersham, in which he smashed ten sixes on the way to 163 from 124 balls. He subsequently earned a First Grade debut, scoring 44 from 37 balls in a One Day clash v Western Suburbs.
Then in March 2018, at just 17 years of age, Ollie became the youngest player in the history of the 140 year old Manly Warringah Cricket Club to score a first grade century, against St George at Hurstville Oval.
The schoolboys impressive performances to date, have many tipping him as a future star in all 3 forms of the game. But for now, Ollie is just focused on completing his Higher School Certificate at St.Paul’s College Manly, before he attacks the 2018/19 season.