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Johannes Kotze      

Full name Johannes Jacobus Kotze

Born August 7, 1879, Hopefield, Cape Province

Died July 7, 1931, Rondebosch, Cape Town, Cape Province (aged 51 years 334 days)

Major teams South Africa, London County, Transvaal, Western Province

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Johannes Jacobus Kotze
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 0 2 2 0.40 0 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 72 105 25 688 60 8.60 0 1 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 5 413 243 6 3/64 4/135 40.50 3.53 68.8 0 0 0
First-class 72 12480 6217 348 8/18 17.86 2.98 35.8 30 9
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Oct 18-21, 1902 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Lord's, Jul 1-3, 1907 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1902-1911
Profile

Johannes Jacobus Kotze, known as 'Kodgee', was one of the fastest bowlers in the history of the game. Born in Hopefield, Cape Province, he toured England with the 1901, 1904 (104 first-class wickets) and 1907 South African teams, having a good deal of success on the first two tours, when Tlum' Warner thought him to be second only to Kortright for speed.

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JJ 'Kodgee' Kotze

JJ 'Kodgee' Kotze

© The Cricketer International

2000

JJ 'Kodgee' Kotze

JJ 'Kodgee' Kotze

© The Cricketer International

Jul 1, 1907

CB Fry faces Johannes Kotze, England v South Africa, 1st Test, Lord's, 1907

CB Fry faces Johannes Kotze during the 1907 Lord's Test

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