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JJ Smuts      

Full name Jon-Jon Trevor Smuts

Born September 21, 1988, Grahamstown, Cape Province

Current age 28 years 10 days

Major teams Eastern Province, South Africa Under-19s, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Warriors

Playing role Batting allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - KR Smuts

Jon-Jon Trevor Smuts
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 76 142 8 4386 150* 32.73 7156 61.29 8 25 640 18 45 0
List A 90 87 3 2847 132 33.89 3654 77.91 4 21 326 21 27 0
Twenty20 83 82 7 1981 102* 26.41 1631 121.45 1 10 203 54 18 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 76 97 6089 3510 99 6/80 10/165 35.45 3.45 61.5 5 1 1
List A 90 65 2331 1987 47 3/16 3/16 42.27 5.11 49.5 0 0 0
Twenty20 83 61 1020 1116 48 3/15 3/15 23.25 6.56 21.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Port Elizabeth, Feb 15-17, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth, Mar 18-21, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Border at Port Elizabeth, Nov 11, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Lions v Warriors at Johannesburg, Feb 24, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warriors v Zimbabwe at Port Elizabeth, Mar 25, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Zimbabwe v Eastern Province at Oudtshoorn, Sep 30, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
42, 2/17 E. Province v Zimbabwe Oudtshoorn 30 Sep 2016 T20
6, 0/28 E. Province v KZ-Natal Paarl 25 Sep 2016 T20
0/19, 6 E. Province v Boland Paarl 24 Sep 2016 T20
102*, 0/22 E. Province v Gauteng Paarl 23 Sep 2016 T20
16 Patriots v T&T Riders Lauderhill 29 Jul 2016 T20
30 Patriots v Zouks Gros Islet 21 Jul 2016 T20
0/20, 13 Patriots v Tridents Bridgetown 13 Jul 2016 T20
0, 2/40 Patriots v Amazon Providence 9 Jul 2016 T20
14, 0/9 Patriots v Tridents Basseterre 5 Jul 2016 T20
0, 3/38, 19, 1/47 Warriors v Titans Port Elizabeth 18 Mar 2016 FC
Profile

So good they named him twice? Perhaps not yet, but Jon-Jon Smuts is still some way off the finished article. He has been a cricketer since he could see over the top of a pair of pads at the age of six, he is unusual in that he opens the batting in all three formats, and he is no mean left-arm spinner. Smuts was part of the South African squad that reached the semi-finals of the under-19 World Cup against Pakistan in Sri Lanka in 2007-08. In fact, it was Smuts' 58 - which earned him Man-of-the-Match honours - that put the South Africans in the final, which they lost to India. Smuts was also in the South African squad that won the 2010 Emerging Players Tournament in Australia.
Telford Vice

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Jul 9, 2016

JJ Smuts took a return catch to dismiss Dwayne Smith cheaply, Guyana Amazon Warriors v St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, CPL 2016, Providence, July 9, 2016

JJ Smuts took a return catch to dismiss Dwayne Smith cheaply

© CPL/Sportsfile

Jul 5, 2016

JJ Smuts has a bowl in the CPL, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots v Barbados Tridents, CPL 2016, Basseterre, July 5, 2016

JJ Smuts has a bowl in the CPL

© CPL/Sportsfile

Oct 1, 2011

JJ Smuts delivered an attacking start, Kolkata Knight Riders v Warriors, CLT20, Bangalore, October 1, 2011

JJ Smuts delivered an attacking start

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Tournament Results
Lions v Syd Sixers at Johannesburg - Oct 28, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 10 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Titans at Centurion - Oct 26, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Lions at Durban - Oct 25, 2012
Lions won by 22 runs
Daredevils v Titans at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
No result (abandoned with a toss)
Auckland v Scorchers at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
Scorchers won by 16 runs
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