Keshav Maharaj      

Full name Keshav Athmanand Maharaj

Born February 7, 1990, Durban, Natal

Current age 27 years 284 days

Major teams Dolphins, KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Under-19s, South Africa A, South Africa Academy

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Keshav Athmanand Maharaj
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 13 18 6 227 41* 18.91 311 72.99 0 0 23 8 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 94 125 26 2240 114* 22.62 3331 67.24 2 7 280 65 34 0
List A 78 45 12 462 43* 14.00 514 89.88 0 0 34 16 26 0
T20s Insights on t20 62 33 15 349 45* 19.38 279 125.08 0 0 32 12 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 13 24 2756 1343 51 6/40 8/87 26.33 2.92 54.0 2 2 0
ODIs Insights on odi 2 2 97 97 4 3/25 3/25 24.25 6.00 24.2 0 0 0
First-class 94 155 18039 9045 335 7/89 13/157 27.00 3.00 53.8 14 16 2
List A 78 77 3622 2935 102 5/34 5/34 28.77 4.86 35.5 2 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 62 58 1266 1470 51 3/7 3/7 28.82 6.96 24.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Perth, Nov 3-7, 2016 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Bangladesh at Bloemfontein, Oct 6-8, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v South Africa at Southampton, May 27, 2017 scorecard
Last ODI England v South Africa at Lord's, May 29, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Kei at Durban, Nov 2-4, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Bangladesh at Bloemfontein, Oct 6-8, 2017 scorecard
List A debut KwaZulu-Natal v Kei at Durban, Nov 5, 2006 scorecard
Last List A KwaZulu-Natal v KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Durban, Nov 5, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Dolphins v Warriors at Durban, Feb 7, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Dolphins v Knights at Durban, Nov 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Dolphins v Knights Durban 17 Nov 2017 T20
1/23 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Centurion 12 Nov 2017 T20
1/42, 1 KZ-Natal v KZN-Inland Durban 5 Nov 2017 LA
1/7, 0/30 South Africa v Bangladesh Bloemfontein 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2277 Insights on
3/92, 19*, 4/25 South Africa v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2276 Insights on
0/104, 36, 1/70 Dolphins v Titans Centurion 19 Sep 2017 FC
2/58, 13, 1/92, 21* South Africa v England Manchester 4 Aug 2017 Test # 2268 Insights on
1/61, 5, 3/50, 24* South Africa v England The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266 Insights on
0, 3/21, 1, 3/42 South Africa v England Nottingham 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2264 Insights on
0/107, 9, 4/85, 10 South Africa v England Lord's 6 Jul 2017 Test # 2262 Insights on
Profile

A left-arm spinner from Northwood Boys High, the alma mater of Shaun Pollock, Keshav Maharaj emerged at a time when South Africa began to take spin seriously. For several seasons in the mid 2010s, spinners were among the leading wicket-takers in South Africa's first-class competition. Maharaj was among them in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and was rewarded with an international call-up the following summer.

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Oct 2, 2017

Keshav Maharaj finished with seven wickets in the match, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchestroom, 5th day, October 2, 2017

Keshav Maharaj finished with seven wickets in the match

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Sep 30, 2017

Keshav Maharaj wheels away after dismissing Mominul Haque, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 3rd day, September 30, 2017

Keshav Maharaj wheels away after dismissing Mominul Haque

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Sep 29, 2017

Keshav Maharaj is thrilled after taking out Mushfiqur Rahim, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 2nd day, September 29, 2017

Keshav Maharaj is thrilled after taking out Mushfiqur Rahim

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