Steven Davies

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Steven Davies
Steven Davies (born 1986) is an English cricketer. He has played (as a wicket keeper and batsman) for Worcestershire and subsequently Surrey, and has represented England in Twenty20 and One Day International matches.

Personal life

Davies is openly gay, coming out publicly on 27 February 2011 in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. He had come out to his family five years earlier and was already out to his teammates.[1] He became the first international cricketer to announce his homosexuality.[2]

Steven Davies was ranked 12 in the Pink List 2011 and 36 on the Pride Power List 2011.

References

  1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/8350779/Steven-Davies-England-cricketer-announces-he-is-gay.html "Steven Davies: England cricketer announces he is gay" Daily Telegraph, 27 February 2011
  2. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/international/england/8351718/Steven-Davies-has-full-backing-of-England-squad-after-announcing-he-is-gay-says-Ian-Bell.html "Steven Davies has full backing of England squad after announcing he is gay, says Ian Bell" Daily Telegraph 28 February 2011