St Lucia Kings batsman Tim David has been selected to represent Australia at the T20 World Cup in October.
The 26-year-old, who was born in Singapore, has played 12 matches for the Kings, scoring 282 runs at 35.30.
David, who boasts a strike rate of 146.10 in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), is considered to be one of the best T20 finishers in the world.
He has played 14 T20Is for Singapore and enters the Australia set-up from outside the national or state contract system.
David has previously played in the Big Bash League for the Hobart Hurricanes.
He attracted attention at the Pakistan Super League in 2022 where he scored 278 runs at a striker rate of 194.40.
David was also contracted to the Mumbai Indians for the 2022 Indian Premier League.
The St Lucia Kings batsman commands a career strike rate of 164.12 and averages 32.48 in 122 T20 matches.
David was not part of the St Lucia Kings squad that lost to the Trinbago Knight Riders by three wickets on Thursday in St Kitts.
Australia is set to tour England in mid-September, with the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup running from 16 October to 13 November.
Australia squad for T20 World Cup: Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Tim David, Josh Inglis (wk), Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson
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