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Paul Kirsten      

Full name Paul Kirsten

Born October 30, 1969, Cape Town, Cape Province

Current age 44 years 355 days

Major teams Border, Griqualand West, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - N Kirsten, Brother - G Kirsten, Half-brother - PN Kirsten, Half-brother - AM Kirsten

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 55 81 9 1519 91* 21.09 0 7 170 12
List A 63 45 19 663 67 25.50 0 1 76 6
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1992-2000
List A span 1990-1999
Profile

Western Province's first choice wicketkeeper since Richie Ryall retired a couple of seasons back. An athletic wicketkeeper with a flair for the spectacular, although it doesn't always come off. A useful right-handed batsman, especially in the limited-overs competition, he hits the ball hard and straight and has played a few invaluble innings for Province already. At the moment, Kirsten is a wicketkeeper who can bat, but with a few big scores in the 1997/8 season we could see another Kirsten seriously challenging for a berth in the South African team, especially so if his good understanding with incumbent test spinner Paul Adams is taken into account.

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Notes

Western Province debut 1995/96

Griqualand West 1992/93-1993/94

Western Province B 1994/95

Education: Rondebosch BHS, Diocesan College

Junior Representative Cricket: WP Nuff 1987-88

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: New Zealand v South Africa at Mount Maunganui
Oct 21, 2014 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 17:30 EDT | 16:30 CDT | 14:30 PDT)
4th ODI: SL Women v SA Women at Colombo (SSC)
Oct 21, 2014 (09:50 local | 04:20 GMT | 00:20 EDT | 23:20 CDT | 21:20 PDT)
Cape Cobras v Knights at Cape Town
Oct 22, 2014 (15:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
1st T20I: SL Women v SA Women at Colombo (Colts)
Oct 23, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
Pool B: KZN-Inland v Free State at Pietermaritzburg
Oct 23-25, 2014 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
Pool B: Easterns v Boland at Benoni
Oct 23-25, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Cross Pool: Namibia v North West at Windhoek
Oct 23-25, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
Pool A: S West D v W Province at Oudtshoorn
Oct 23-25, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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