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Do you remember the second-best bowling performance in international first-class cricket?

Jun 3, 2018: Have you even heard of John Davison's 17-wicket haul against USA in 2004?

Peter Della Penna

The Ashes 2017-18

Lyon best spinner in the world - Davison

Dec 9, 2017: John Davison, mentor to Australia offspinner Nathan Lyon, believes improved batting performances from Australia have also aided the spinner's success after a difficult period last year

Daniel Brettig in Perth

You may remember me from the World Cup

Feb 9, 2015: Each World Cup has thrown up some unlikely heroes. Here's a personal selection of players who briefly lit up the competition

Steven Lynch

Australia news

ICC's reaction to illegal actions too late - Davison

Sep 30, 2014: The ICC has been late in penalising bowlers with illegal actions and as a result many upcoming cricketers who have grown up emulating their heroes might be at risk as well, according to John Davison, a Cricket Australia spin coach

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes 2013-14

Nathan Lyon finds his voice

Nov 29, 2013: When he cleared his throat to lead "Under the Southern Cross" for the first time last week, Nathan Lyon did so as Australia's undisputed No. 1 spin bowler. The path there has been bumpy

Daniel Brettig

Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 2nd day

Australian mayhem orchestrated backstage

Nov 22, 2013: Their bowling display has been a feather in the cap for the hard work of coaches Craig McDermott and John Davison

Daniel Brettig in Brisbane

The Ashes 2013-14

Australia spin coach to travel for Ashes

Nov 15, 2013: Australian cricket's hierarchy has finally responded to calls for spin bowlers to be afforded specialist guidance during the Test summer, with the National Cricket Centre spin coach John Davison expected to be on hand at training before four out of five A

Daniel Brettig

Australia v Canada, Group A, World Cup 2011, Bangalore

Krejza ready to meet his mentor

Mar 15, 2011: Throwdowns from the coach are a common part of practice, but what about bowling to the coach? And not in the nets - in the heat of battle in a World Cup match

Brydon Coverdale in Bangalore

Australia v Canada, Group A, World Cup 2011, Bangalore

John Davison to retire after Australia game

Mar 15, 2011: John Davison has announced his retirement from international cricket, saying that Canada's match against Australia in Bangalore on Wednesday will be his last

Brydon Coverdale in Bangalore

Canada v New Zealand, World Cup 2011, Group A, Mumbai

No fear for focused Taylor

Mar 12, 2011: New Zealand know that Canada shouldn't cause them many problems and their stand-in captain was suitably bullish ahead of the contest

Nagraj Gollapudi in Mumbai

Canada v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo

Self-belief key to recovery, says Davison

Mar 2, 2011: John Davision, the Canada batsman, has said the team is "pretty down" after its two losses but greater self-belief was key to a better performance

Osman Samiuddin in Colombo

Canada news

Davison returns to Canada World Cup plans

Jan 11, 2011: John Davison, Canada's all-time leading run scorer, will be available for the World Cup after renouncing his decision to would withdraw from the squad

ESPNcricinfo staff

Caribbean T20 2010-11

Canada ready for Caribbean T20

Jan 10, 2011: After spending December trapped in by now and bad weather Pubudu Dassanayake, the Canada coach, is thrilled that his team are playing in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament just prior to the World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC World Cup 2011

Will Canada's best team make it to the World Cup?

Jan 3, 2011: The board has chosen to leave some veterans out of the side for reasons best known to them, thereby hurting the side's chances

Faraz Sarwat

ICC World Cup 2011

Davison's 'withdrawal' undermines Canada's WC plans

Dec 30, 2010: Opener John Davision has withdrawn from Canada's preliminary squad for the World Cup over the lack of communication about the exclusion of two key players from the tournament

Faraz Sarwat

ICC World Cup 2011

Ian Billcliff omitted from Canada's probables

Dec 24, 2010: Batsman Ian Billcliff is the only notable omission from Canada's preliminary 30-man squad for the 2011 World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

World Cup Qualifier 2009

ICC approves changes to Scotland, Canada and Ireland squads

Apr 10, 2009: Gordon Drummond replaced Gordon Goudie in the Scotland squad, Ashif Mulla replaced John Davison in the Canada squad and Phil Eaglestone replaced Andre Botha in the Ireland squad

ESPNcricinfo staff

Canada v Ireland, World Cup Qualifiers, Benoni

Calm Morgan steers Ireland home

Apr 6, 2009: Eoin Morgan's mature and calculated 84, and a free-spirited 89 from Kevin O'Brien, led Ireland to a convincing six-wicket win, condemning Canada to their first loss of the tournament. Though both sides are already through to the Super 8s, which get underw

Will Luke in Johannesburg

ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2009, 3rd day

Ireland and Canada qualify for Super Eights

Apr 4, 2009: A round-up of matches from the third day of the World Cup Qualifiers tournament in South Africa

ESPNcricinfo staff

ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2009

Less adulation but greater honour

Mar 31, 2009: Will Luke previews the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2009

The Preview by Will Luke in Johannesburg
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